Re: virus: Tabacco mind virus: antivirii

Tony Hindle (
Thu, 24 Jul 1997 03:08:57 +0100

In message <>, Eva-
Lise Carlstrom <> writes
>"Tobacco companies pay millions of dollars to make you want cigarettes
>like a baby wants candy. But you're not a baby anymore."
>This seems to me to be a good approach, using the desire to rebel, and the
>desire to appear mature, *against* cigarette use, instead of allowing them
>to argue for it. Somehow the poster doesn't seem quite compelling enough
>to suit me, but that may just be because it stands so much on its own,
>against an onslaught of pro-smoking advertising.

But the memetic war has been making slow gains bearing in mind
the solid scientific evidence at their disposal. I believe it will win
eventually but I have been exploring a potentialy quicker (life saving)

Tony Hindle.