Re: circular logic

From: Robin Faichney (
Date: Thu Nov 29 2001 - 07:56:21 GMT

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    On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 06:52:43PM -0500, Scott Chase wrote:
    > >> What would it be called if person B saw a set of wheels on person A's
    > >car
    > >> and thinking these wheels really "sweet" person B goes out and purchases
    > >a
    > >> set just like them later inspiring person C to do the same (because
    > >these
    > >> wheels are really "sweet") and all of a sudden one sees virtually every
    > >car
    > >> on the weekend cruise strip with these very same wheels? Is there
    > >emulation
    > >> or imitation involved here where one person is inspired by another to
    > >buy
    > >> the same set of wheels? Mimicry?
    > >
    > >Mimicry and emulation (assuming there's a difference) both involve
    > >imitation.
    > >
    > You didn't answer my question though? Would the overt behavior whereby one
    > person sees wheels that someone else has placed on their car and that person
    > goes out and buys the same wheels and places them on their car be imitation?

    Sorry, I thought it was obvious: yes.

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