Re: Major Technologies--Memetics
Mon, 25 Jan 1999 08:01:38 -0800 (PST)

Brian D Williams [] wrote:
>It already exists, it's called "spin doctoring". The Clinton case
>is a good example. People who defend him repeat a series of
>platitudes which make no sense.

This reminds me of William Burroughs' writings decades ago about spreading memes by getting people to repeatedly whisper them or play them back in public; the idea being that if you repeat something often enough, the meme will infect some number of brains that hear it.