Re: virus: music
Tue, 21 Jan 1997 12:50:31 -0600 (CST)

On Mon, 13 Jan 1997, Alex Williams wrote:

> > /Is/ music the food of life?
> No. Food is the food of life.
> Religion, however, /is/ the opiate of the masses. I sell quarter-bags
> of Scientology on the street corners, but people really aren't keen on
> that synthetic stuff.

No, they prefer the syncretic stuff--a "God" that actually demanded
something of those who dealt with "Him" would be UnCool and Politically
Incorrect. It is much less painful to use a zero-content
description, than a nonzero content description like atheism or the
Raving Religious Right.

/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
/ Kenneth Boyd