Re: Mooning

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    > In terms of your question about general behaviour, there was that experiment
    > whereby a man stands in a busy city street staring upwards, most passers by
    > ignore him. Put five people standing together staring up though, and large
    > numbers of people will stop to look up also. I believe this has something
    > to do with social compliance, at least that's how the social psychologists
    > interpret it.

    And there's that sculpture outside the [er...] building - four(ish)
    people looking up - people stand by it and look up. A meme 'in your
    face' can be 'loud' enough to just get you to express it right away
    (assuming you don't spot a risk of death/maiming etc.).

     Chris Taylor ( »people»chris

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