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100th Monkey Syndrome and Critical Mass

The first non-nuclear critical mass
For those of you who don't yet know the history behind "100th Monkey Syndrome" and the almost magical, unexplainable transformation and change that can happen when enough people (or in this case, monkeys) adopt new behavior and seemingly overnight that positive behavior spreads like a wildfire....
I offer up this .pdf file that I borrow from a felow 99th monkey.

I peace,
99th Monkey (one more monkey and we have critical mass!)

100th monkey 27.Jun.2003 07:41


I am right there witcha

one more monkey 27.Jun.2003 08:55


I'll be a newbie next month. Couldn't get my bike built in time for today's Mass, dammit. Let it be noted, CM is growing!

pdf file missing 27.Jun.2003 13:31


where is your file, 99th monkey??

try posting again...... 27.Jun.2003 15:37

97 K .pdf............

i'll try again...........

Darwin Award 27.Jun.2003 18:46


And if you give them all typewriters, they will evenutually tap out all the lyrics to every Joan Baez song and the complete works of Nom Chomsky...

Critical Mass definitions 28.Jun.2003 15:04

Aaron John Shaver

critical mass

1. The smallest mass of a fissionable material that will sustain a nuclear chain reaction at a constant level.
2. The amount of matter needed to generate sufficient gravitational force to halt the current expansion of the universe.
3. An amount or level needed for a specific result or new action to occur: "The sudden national uproar over drugs and drug abuse has reached politically critical mass in Washington" (Tom Morganthau).

Source: The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition

Oooh oooh... ah ah ah? 30.Jun.2003 16:22


Actually, they discovered that the monkeys were swimming from island to island, and they just brought their knowledge over with the dirty potatoes. But I digress...

haha 12.Apr.2005 06:05

the don

monkeys cant swim or have a very hard time doing so