RE: Giving a presentation on memetics

From: Scott Chase (
Date: Mon 28 Nov 2005 - 12:33:59 GMT

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    >From: "Alan Patrick" <>
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    >Subject: RE: Giving a presentation on memetics
    >Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 12:04:22 -0000
    >Whets interesting about memes like these is that we give them more
    >headspace, despite low probability of occurrence, than memes dealing with
    >far more dangerous things like cars etc.
    Or cell phone usage in cars.

    Anybody old enough to remember the swine flu thingy in the 70's? If so, how much similarity was there to the present reaction to avian influenza?

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