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> Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2002 09:57:57 -0400
> From: "Lawrence DeBivort" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: RE: memetics-digest V1 #1023
>> Steve Drew:
>> I think [advertisers] have learned the 'cruder' techniques such as the
> 'sex sells'
>> example you mentioned. I don't think it is because they are that good, but
>> that they stick to ones that have been useful in the past. The
>> problem they
>> face is that everyone's responses are different, and IMO they have not
>> developed enough ideas on how to overcome this yet, but if they do then I
>> agree that things could get rough.
> And that is one of the reasons we should be wary of turning memetics into a
> technology and releasing it publicly. I consider this list a public forum.
It is indeed. Unfortunately Pandora is still around, and so are the people
who would open the box, including me and thee?
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