[ubuntu-uk] [marketing] Tipping Point conditions analysed
clanlaw at googlemail.com
Sun Jan 8 20:17:20 UTC 2012
On 8 January 2012 20:04, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
> 'Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have found that when
> just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, their
> belief will always be adopted by the majority of the society'
That cannot possibly "always" be true, as the article claims. Imagine
a society where 11% hold an unshakeable belief in religion A and
another 11% hold an unshakeable belief in religion B. Then if the
article is correct both religions will be adopted by the majority of
the society which is patently not going to happen.
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