RE: virus: Religion {Work Rant}

Wright, James 7929 (
Fri, 30 May 97 10:38:00 EDT

Many thanks for this URL: it is excellent, and I recommend it to the rest
of the list.
I am indebted.

From: Robin Faichney[]
Sent: Friday, May 30, 1997 9:19 AM
To: 'Church of Virus'
Subject: RE: virus: Religion {Work Rant}

James wrote:
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>From: Eric Boyd[]
>>Television, n. Box populi. Life support system for a consumer
>>Marx called religion "the opiate of the people"; television, as
>>under state-enforced monopoly, can only be described as "the people's
>>-- a brain-destroying drug administered through a glass tube. Soma for
>Even without government monopoly, television tends to become this.

Probably more so. The TV trance is greatly to the advantage of
the advertisers. See The Trance Domain,