Collective Effervescence feels very fitting

Pointer from: Purple Haze :)
Place digested: Running along bayshore
Time digested: Sept 25, 2018




"Collective effervescence"
  • Collective effervescence (CE) is a sociological concept introduced by Émile Durkheim. According to Durkheim, a community or society may at times come together and simultaneously communicate the same thought and participate in the same action.

Reason why hit makers exist (ie can curate taste)
  • Familiarity and duplication
  • "MAYA" rule (Most Advanced Yet Acceptable...take something and just change 2%)
    • reason for prevalence of Memes

[ME] How does MAYA relate to stable subsystems?

On learning / reporting--
It's collecting, shopping, hoarding of stuff
Burdened with all this crap
Facts and quotes and connections
A hoarder in a room of stacked notebooks

In order to get to the simple answer you have to do the accumulating.
Then the process has to be elimination