Fandoms

Fandom (consisting of fan [fanatic] plus the suffix -dom, as in kingdom, freedom, etc.) is a term used to refer to a subculture composed of fans characterized by a feeling of sympathy and camaraderie with others who share a common interest. Fans typically are interested in even minor details of the object(s) of their fandom and spend a significant portion of their time and energy involved with their interest, often as a part of a social network with particular practices (a fandom); this is what differentiates "fannish" (fandom-affiliated) fans from those with only a casual interest.A fandom can grow up centered around any area of human interest or activity.
Posts about Fandoms
  • An Introduction to Memes and Memetics for Marketers

    … the vocabulary by which researchers can discuss memes, including terms like memeplex for a complex co-evolving system of memes (like a religion). The titular argument however is that humans are evolved to be memetic replication machines. Our large brains are extremely costly from a developmental point of view and developed in response to our use…

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