From: Chris Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri 18 Feb 2005 - 11:00:49 GMT
Hey have the physicists got biology envy? Oh yes :D
Anyway. Deep breath. So w.r.t. the likelihood of a normal person
maintaining a meme (not mad people, iyswim); the analogue of mass is the
fixedness of the meme in the world as dictated by the person's model(s)
of others and their internal state (hosting the 'meme' multiplied by
fixedness of the meme in the internal-model-person). The analogue of
distance is then the degree of exposure to the meme (direct, indirect I
dunno lets not look too hard here eh) as estimated by frequency of
exposure multipled by force of effect (mean average or whatever) or sum
of force of all instances of exposure (force: mad person -- little
force; life mentor / world expert / reality show star -- more force).
Now _which_ equation are we talking about?
P.S. Keith I know we shouldn't make light of your plight, but have you
considered getting the Kabbalah guys to string up Big Ron's lot for you?
L Ron, Enron. What happen to M-Ron? Btw did you ever look at getting
sponsored to go to a higher court? Surely the supreme court in
California can't be as whacked out as the (_presumably..._) indentured
fool that presided over your case?
And ffs Arnie should be handy for once, assuming his 'centrist'
Republicanism still allows him to slam religious tolerance (of, say,
islamism)? Oh no hang on I forgot they're rich. I can't believe in this
day and age we still have trial by ordeal (but of course with the ordeal
being suffered by the wallet rather than the constitution).
Alan Patrick wrote:
>> Might we apply the same idea (where we can determine the relative force
>> between two objects through observation) to the relationships between
>> and men? For example, it is clear that the "force" of the PC meme on the
>> average individual is greater than the force of the individual on the PC
> Well, the "force" is from the sum of all the other individuals who hold
> the meme, so you would expect one individual to be very influenced by it
> under the law of gravitas.....
> my Q though, is where did the PC meme come from, and how has it managed
> to gain such strength in certain habitats.
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