Re: quite amusing memetics article

From: Alan Patrick (
Date: Mon 15 Dec 2003 - 16:38:46 GMT

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    ----- Original Message ----- From: "derek gatherer" <>

    > I enjoyed this:

    V good, though the Arnold-as-meme-projector phenomenon has been anticipated by the theory (and Gladwell's Tipping point makes it clear the Madison Ave crowd is already there)....I also saw resaerch recently that shows the appeal of OK, Hello et al is that we yearn for role models, and we don't have small communities anymore so we access teh global villages' brightest stars - more power to Blackwell's thesis .

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