Re: virus: Tabacco mind virus.

Tony Hindle (
Thu, 24 Jul 1997 02:35:59 +0100

In message <>, Drakir <>
>Tony wrote:>
>> But by the same token, wouldnt the motives of the killer be up
>> for memetic spreading?
>Like I said, the media aren't going to report it the way you want it.

I refer you to Eric's conctructive elaborations on my calls for
ciggy victims to kill....
>I agree. You *must* get that meme out there. The killer cannot count
>on the media to spread his/her message. Notes should be left at the
>scene of the crime. The criminal should turn him/herself in on the
>condition that their message be put to press. *everything* should be
>sacrificed to get the "revenge", "tobacco company bad" meme out.
>Otherwise, the murder has no *value*, and is just another senseless

>> On balance wouldnt the net effect be to the
>> disadvantage of tabacco plc mind virus?
>I don't think so, frankly. They've got a captive audience, and no one's
>going to stop smoking because a tobacco king gets killed,

This isnt about encouraging people to stop smoking, its about
discouraging people to work on behalf of the tabacco mind virus.

> and no tobacco
>company is going to change their ways because of one incident.

There is more than one terminally ill lung cancer victim in the

>Oooh, trying to trap me into defeating my own argument? Why don't you
>put forward some arguments /for/ my side then, if you're that open

We must never encourage murder on any grounds, the slippery
slope argument, people will end up killing one another for more and more
dubious reasons.
Even a terminally ill person may have something to loose if
retaliation is made against those she leaves behind.
I know a tabacco plc bloke and he is really nice.
Think of the job losses in the health service if there are no
more cancer patients
No more snooker on BBC 2, what will we do.
The world population is too high.
who gives a shit.
You have raised all the others that come to my mind at
the moment.

Tony Hindle.
Who is away to a festival for the next few days.