From: M Lissack (email@example.com)
Date: Tue 27 Jan 2004 - 15:33:21 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 and fraud?
--- Keith Henson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> At 07:09 AM 26/01/04 -0500, jeremy wrote:
> > >> every few months somebody comes in here and for
> > >> reason tries to redefine "meme." I or someone
> > >> generally pipes up, if only for the record.
> >Given the current displeasure about definitions, I
> have to ask: Which version
> >is more correct for the study of infectious ideas,
> "memetics" (as has become
> >the convention),
> 137,000 hits on Google. Adding "meme" brings it
> down to 21,700
> Category: Science > Biology > Sociobiology >
> >"memics" (after Dawkins, 1986/1991, p.158),
> 68 hits on Google, most of them not related to
> >or "mimetics"
> >(after Dawkins, 1976, p.192)?
> 18,400 hits. But adding "meme" drops it to 274
> (many of which look very
> (Also Category: Science > Biology > Sociobiology >
> 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 will
> take more time than I
> have now. Will try to get to it this evening.
> Keith Henson
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> Information Transmission
> For information about the journal and the list (e.g.
> see: http://www.cpm.mmu.ac.uk/jom-emit
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