RE: virus: Is learning valuable?

Jim Gadbois (
Fri, 4 Apr 1997 15:06:35 -0600

>On Thu, 3 Apr 1997, Tadeusz Niwinski wrote:
>> The game is much more complicated, as people from outside of the elite
>> are also playing it, there are many other ways of keeping in the dark,
>> etc. I refrain from specific examples, although there are plenty of
>> excellent ones in CoV.
>There was a game about ten years ago (I forget the name) that had was
>about conspiracies and had expansions sets that were decks of cards with
>titles like, "There is a Conspiracy, and they're out to get you!" or
>"There is a Conspiracy, and you can't trust anyone!". One day, in the
>midst of a highly chaotic, redefining point in my life, I wandered in to a
>hobby shop and saw a new expansion set that was pure genius. It was
> "There is a Conspiracy, and you've always been a part of it!"
>-Prof. Tim

um, I don't mean to sound paranoid, but no one was talking about
conspiracy and schitzophrenia or card games before I started waxing
madly... Heil Eris...

I think a meme is less a statement that people get "hooked" on (say like
a jingle or a sound bite), as it is a MindSet that is condusive to
various, similar statements.

yours in the ChaoSphere (yes we chaos magi have a jargon too)