Study Proposal

Ken McE (
Sun, 11 Jan 1998 06:26:05 -0300

Date: Sun, 11 Jan 1998 06:26:05 -0300
From: Ken McE <>
Subject: Study Proposal

Timequake1 <> Wrote:

> I am interested in doing a study that may fall into the field of memetics. I
> am interested in the qualities of ideas that make them successful. I plan to
> collect and catalogue a great numbers of ideas or memes that have affected
> human history and use quantitative measurements of various objective aspects
> of each idea, measuring each idea's qualities in several categories. I plan
> to correlate this information with the quantitative success of each idea in
> order to find what qualities make ideas successful.

I don't know what's been done along these lines before, but I would
encourage you to keep us posted on your work. It sounds like an
excellent idea. Good luck.

Ken McE

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