virus: Subliminals

Richard Brodie (
Tue, 30 Dec 1997 09:00:01 -0800

Wade wrote:

>No, hold on.... Brodie was talking about images- there _are_ no
>'subliminal' influences (of his type) in language- well, possibly
>acrostics- there is poetry- and while I probably fail miserably, I
>attempt it, all the time. After all, what is an implied reference? And
>weren't you aiming right at me?

Try for examples of subliminal influence in
language. Wade, what do you gain by clinging to the belief that there are no
subliminal influences despite evidence to the contrary?

For subliminal advertising fans, check out the back cover of the latest
issue of Wine Enthusiast. =)

Richard Brodie
Author, "Virus of the Mind: The New Science of the Meme"
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