Re: virus: Tabacco mind virus.

Tony Hindle (
Wed, 9 Jul 1997 04:04:41 +0100

In message <>, Eric Boyd
<> writes
>But bringing the idea of short and long term "death bringers" out of
>cigs and into reproduction really brought the argument home for me. The
>similarities are amazing. Side by side:
> While no one would consider shooting themselves, many will smoke.
> While no one will neuter themself, many take contraceptives.
>And yet the end is the same. Must be something in the human psyche that
>enables us to place short term benefit above long term damage.

I think it is called the
"hedging our bets module"

But then again it might be caled something else.
Tony Hindle.