Re: RE: RE: On 'information transmission'

Ilfryn PRICE (
Fri, 05 Mar 1999 08:28:40 +0000

Date: Fri, 05 Mar 1999 08:28:40 +0000
Subject: Re: RE: RE: On 'information transmission'
From: (Ilfryn PRICE)


>Some of the Landmark teachings are very good, I think, and it's certainly
>not any more abusive of adherents than, say, Microsoft or Harvard Medical
>School. I use the term designer mind virus not as a good or bad thing, but
>to describe the self-replicating nature of the group: it perpetuates
>by training members to evangelize for it.

Apologies if I seemed to prompt you to 'defend' Landmark. I quite agree
some of their teachings are very good and I have seen them make a $2bn
difference to a corporate bottom line. I have equally seen adherents
evangelize with the fervour of religous / memetic fundamentalists to the
point where the Landmark memes 'had them' rather than vice versa. I would
however commend the Landmark approach to anyone interested in exploring
the power of organisational memetics.




If Price
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