Re: Memetic invasion!

From: Keith Henson (
Date: Thu 17 Jun 2004 - 02:18:45 GMT

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    At 03:17 PM 10/06/04 +1000, John S Wilkins wrote:

    >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...

    Just wondered if anyone has seen "meme" or "memetics" as a marketing buzz word?

    I have seen "viral marketing" used as the same thing as word of mouth.

    Keith Henson

    PS. I took Ray's reply as humor. Was I correct Ray?

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