Re: virus: education and the state

chardin (
Fri, 17 Oct 1997 15:59:20 CST+6CDT

> Date: Fri, 17 Oct 1997 14:09:56 -0600
> To:
> From: David McFadzean <>
> Subject: Re: virus: education and the state
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> At 02:11 PM 10/17/97 CST+6CDT, chardin wrote:
> >I'm sorry if I seemed short--I was. I had just been taken to the
> >woodshed for my long quotes. I felt huffy and defensive. I was
> >trying to make a joke--you know, Sagan's forever talking about
> >billions and billions and billions of stars...I guess you had to be
> >there.
> It is interesting from a memetic point of view that Sagan never said
> "billions and billions". That was a Johnny Carson parody of Sagan.
> --
Are you sure? I used to watch his specials in the 70s and I'm sure
he said it. But the ole memory isn't what it used to be--I hardly
ever watched Johnny Carson. Chardin

> David McFadzean
> Memetic Engineer
> Church of Virus