Re: virus: Tabacco mind virus.

Tony Hindle (
Mon, 28 Jul 1997 04:35:13 +0100

In message <>, Eric Boyd
<> writes
>Tony Hindle wrote:
>> This isnt about encouraging people to stop smoking, its about
>> discouraging people to work on behalf of the tabacco mind virus.
>In that case, I think you'd be well advised to preach memetics and

already do.

> (and now that you've played my part, I play yours, right?)
>Yes, but people have been killing each other for dubious reasons for
>years... not only that, but the entire idea here is to *stop* the
>tobacco companies from killing people for the *dubious* benefit of
>making some money.
>So lets fight fire with fire.

Yeah, and lets count the net saving of lives as our motive.

>> Even a terminally ill person may have something to loose if
>> retaliation is made against those she leaves behind.
>Retaliation will merely *aid* the purpose, here. If the tobacco company
>retalitated, then the *sympathy* of the press will be *with* us, rather
>than against us. On thing we know for sure: the t.c. will not be
>interested in having *more* press on this issue. They will want less.
>A cover up, not a retaliation...

You are right, I never really thought this one through.

>> The world population is too high.
>So why don't you kill yourself?

I am going to, next time hailey's comet comes round I am on it.
Tony Hindle.