Re: virus: Memes and Genes

Martz (
Thu, 16 Jan 1997 22:16:38 +0000

On Wed, 15 Jan 1997, Dave Pape <> wrote:

>There's a sci-fi short story (who by?) in which all the clever people decide
>to cut the population by only having one child per married, couple, and
>intelligence is weeded out of the gene pool, because stupid people carry on
>having lots of kids. Or something. Peace!

Perhaps you'd like to support my new campaign.

Free to forward, free to copy, free to mutate.
There is too much stupidity in the world, and the ratio of the dolt to
the discerning is increasing daily. Since the advent of effective
contraception, humanity has been breeding for low intelligence. People
with brains have realised that contraception makes sense; put a proper
effort into one or two kids instead of having to divide your resources
between lots.

The people with the most kids are the people with the least
brains. This propogation of stupid genes carries the seed
of mankinds destruction, yet it is dangerous to advocate the slaughter
of the senseless. They outnumber us by a huge margin, after all, and
are prone to using violence as a debating tool of first resort.

I have a solution.


They needn't feel threatened, because we can pass the procedure off as
cosmetic surgery. They may even join the campaign, in the vain hope
that they'll be mistaken for one of us, or the mistaken belief that
this one act of intelligence will somehow negate their decades of
dullardness. We might even let them think they've fooled us...for a


You know it makes sense, and it's guaranteed to piss off most major
religions and anyone with more than a couple of kids and no sense of
humour. Buy the t-shirt, with a 3 colour logo of a knotted penis (or
knotted fallopian tubes for the ladies) - bumper stickers are also
planned. The snappy campaign slogan features prominently on all


So do your bit to save humanity. Say it loud;


Spread the good word wherever you can. Say 'No more' to the idiots of
this world (you *know* who they are). Get the morons out of the gene
pool once and for all.


You'll feel better for it.
Unborn generations will thank you.
You may even become attractive to members of the opposite sex (or same
sex, whichever you like - we don't discriminate).


Do it for the future.

Sorry. I couldn't resist.


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