Re: [sl4] Netanyahu at UN, sounding like Kurzweil

From: Joshua Fox (
Date: Sat Oct 10 2009 - 10:20:05 MDT


Thanks for bringing that up. (FastForward Radio recently mentioned this

Netanyahu, by reputation at least, is the sort of person you'd expect to
catch on to the Kurzweilllian memes: smart, MIT-educated, in favor of modern
economic policies, the leader of a country at the forefront of technological

Another point of interest: Leaders often gather ideas from the people around
then. I wonder which of his assistants or speechwriters brought these up?

Now, if we all could carry on this thread with topics more substantive than
putative anti-Semitism and cheap politics, we could ask what this means
about the potential of world leaders to pick up on memes which interest us?
Will it happen? Does it matter? Would it be a good thing?


On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 6:09 PM, Aleksei Riikonen <> wrote:

> Israeli Prime Minister giving a speech at the UN, making you feel like
> you're listening to Kurzweil instead:
> The Elders of Zion are getting careless :P
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