RE: virus: TV is Good

Marc Swenson (
Wed, 30 Jul 1997 08:18:03 -0700

Not only that, Eric, but with the inception of Digital TV (you
know...the one that completely changes the signal, but does not enhance
resolution), all television hardware must be replaced in time.


- Marc

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Boyd []
> Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 1997 7:27 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: virus: TV is Good
> Hi;
> > San Jose Mercury News; July 27, 1997; Page 2F.
> > "ABC's not too yellow to say TV is good" by Maureen Dowd
> Hey look fellow memesters: Television has finally realized the power
> of
> *self*propagation*. Using television to sell television.
> The most powerful force in the universe, self-replacation, finally
> used
> by television *programming* giants[1]. Be afraid.
> Dave Stephens wrote:
> > I have this sinking feeling that people will eat
> > this up. Pardon me while I vomit.
> I have the sinking feeling that what we are going to see is a vast
> polorization of society. The people who watch TV will watch more and
> more, and be convinced it's good. The people who don't watch TV will
> continue not to watch it, and be more and more convinced it's evil. I
> count myself lucky to be amoung the latter group.
> ERiC
> [1] Unless I've missed my mark, television *producing* companies have
> been using television to sell televisions for years... that's why
> every
> family who watchs TV owns three or four of them...