"Speed Seduction" revisited (was RE: astrology-talk behavior)

Aaron Lynch (aaron@mcs.net)
Thu, 20 May 1999 20:46:34 -0500

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Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 20:46:34 -0500
To: memetics@mmu.ac.uk
From: Aaron Lynch <aaron@mcs.net>
Subject: "Speed Seduction" revisited (was RE: astrology-talk behavior)
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At 01:28 AM 5/21/99 +0200, Richard Brodie wrote:


>(The "speed
>seduction" that Aaron has been promoting is an extreme form of creating
>rapport using various techniques.) [snip]

For the benefit of newer list subscribers, I will point out that no, I have
not changed from being a critic of "Speed Seduction" and the idea of
recommending it in a memetics newsletter--even though I am at least able to
joke about the subject with Mario. I still consider "Speed Seduction" to be
an extremely dubious product, to put it mildly. (Alleging consumer fraud is
contrary to list policy.) I also still think that associating this product
with memetics tends to impart the impression of memetics as sham science. I
do not promote "Speed Seduction," but merely *refer* to this product
(high-priced tapes and courses). For those wondering what on earth we are
talking about, you can read about in several of Richard Brodie's Meme
Update newsletter. (again, no endorsement on my part!) They are archived at
these 3 urls:




--Aaron Lynch


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