Until five minutes ago, I had never heard of the word ‘Fadotomy’. A fadotomy is apparently the anatomy of the transformation of a fad into the prevailing paradigm… well at least that is what one reference I could find called it, so I doubt it is going to be come the prevailing vernacular as a topic of analysis. Thomas Kuhn in 1962 probably gave what was one of the better analyses of ‘revolutions’ and paradigm shifts in his book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions .
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Is this a ‘Fadotomy’?