From: M Lissack (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue 27 Jan 2004 - 15:43:39 GMT
Google hits on Scientology 1,280,000
> add truth 72,800
> add fraud instead 22,800
so I guess by the standard below scientology is 3.5
times more likely to be truth than fraud?
> --- Keith Henson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > At 07:09 AM 26/01/04 -0500, jeremy wrote:
> > > >> every few months somebody comes in here and
> > some
> > > >> reason tries to redefine "meme." I or someone
> > else
> > > >> generally pipes up, if only for the record.
> > >
> > >Given the current displeasure about definitions,
> > have to ask: Which version
> > >is more correct for the study of infectious
> > "memetics" (as has become
> > >the convention),
> > 137,000 hits on Google. Adding "meme" brings it
> > down to 21,700
> > Category: Science > Biology > Sociobiology >
> > Memetics
> > >"memics" (after Dawkins, 1986/1991, p.158),
> > 68 hits on Google, most of them not related to
> > memes.
> > >or "mimetics"
> > >(after Dawkins, 1976, p.192)?
> > 18,400 hits. But adding "meme" drops it to 274
> > (many of which look very
> > interesting)
> > (Also Category: Science > Biology > Sociobiology >
> > Memetics)
> > So from usage memetics comes out ahead by on the
> > order of 100 to one (at
> > this time).
> > Commenting on the rest of your interesting post
> > take more time than I
> > have now. Will try to get to it this evening.
> > Keith Henson
> > This was distributed via the memetics list
> > associated with the
> > Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of
> > Information Transmission
> > For information about the journal and the list
> > unsubscribing)
> > see: http://www.cpm.mmu.ac.uk/jom-emit
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