Re: Memetic invasion!

From: John Wilkins (
Date: Thu 10 Jun 2004 - 05:17:31 GMT

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    On 10/06/2004, at 11:39 AM, Ray Recchia wrote:

    >>> So about the time we see the fall off in research papers, LawMeme
    >>> starts.
    >> Once lawyers get involved in anything, the enterprise is effectively
    >> ready to be stuffed.
    >> --
    > It's all my fault then. 1999 was when the downward trend started. 1999
    > was the year I first posted here.
    And I think I was unfair. Marketers and advertisers stuff things well before lawyers do. Just look at what the use of the term "paradigm" in advertising did for Kuhnian philosophy of science...

    Dr John S Wilkins
    Head, Communication Services
    The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
    Parkville, Victoria, Australia
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