Re: virus: Tabacco mind virus.

Drakir (
Fri, 01 Aug 1997 14:42:30 +0100

Tony Hindle wrote:
> In message <>, Drakir <>
> writes
> >Tony Hindle wrote:
> >> I just think it would be cool to save a few lives.
> >
> >Fair enough, I suppose. OK, then start engineering this meme. Why
> >should people not smoke? I don't think kill the tobacco plc people is
> >the correct approach to prevention of smoking.
> I agree, but its a much more difficult job to help people to
> give up, I cant think of anything god at the moment.

I think the "Smoking stunts growth..." one was pretty good. You said
yourself that you didn't want to make people quit, but rather to prevent
people from starting.

> >Increase in security doesn't have to be obvious. After all, how many
> >tobacco giants do you know of that make regular public appearances?
> As I said the spokespeople would make sensible targets, ans they
> apear publicaly quite often.

Do they? When and where?

> >Wrong! If we can engineer the memes for the next generation to move
> >away from Nuclear arms and into better democracy, then we can do
> >something NOW HERE about it. In fact, I reckon that we stand more
> >chance of that than we do of building an anti-smoking meme. After all,
> >nuclear arms aren't addictive!
> OK then you start, create a meme that might do some good, I cant
> think of anything.

"Extended weather forcast: Planet Earth, year ****, 3000 degrees and

Or something along those lines.

> >> Better to do nothing than to work for genicide incorporated.
> >
> >I disagree, but that's just a personal opinion.
> I know you are joking of course,

Did you see a smiley? ;)

> no matter how hard you try you
> can only be a nice compassionate guy.

It's a habbit I'm trying to kick ;)

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