Re: Coercive Transhuman Memes and Exponential Cults

From: Gordon Worley (
Date: Wed Jun 13 2001 - 08:22:40 MDT

At 5:35 PM -0700 6/12/01, Durant Schoon wrote:
>According to what I know of the book, the word "fnord" is supposed to
>be used by the mass media to induce a sense of panic and distress,
>used as a control mechanism to influence "the masses"*. Furthermore
>"the masses" are conditioned to subconsciously filter out the word
>fnord. It is never even noticed fnord by those who see it.

Now here's an idea:

fnord Gordon fnord needs fnord money fnord for fnord computers fnord
or fnord unFriendly fnord AIs fnord will fnord toast fnord and fnord
eat fnord you fnord for fnord breakfast fnord!


Gordon Worley
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