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Cultural resemblance

2017/06/13

Chimpanzees mimic one another even when there is no necessary function for what they are doing.  Sound familiar ?

Then there is the domino effect or chain reaction is the cumulative effect produced when one event sets off a chain of similar events. The term is best known as a mechanical effect, and is used as an analogy to a falling row of dominoes. It typically refers to a linked sequence of events where the time between successive events is relatively small. It can be used literally (an observed series of actual collisions) or metaphorically (causal linkages within systems such as primate behavior, global finance or politics).

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