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On Thu, 2002-03-07 at 22:54, Jeremy Bradley wrote:
> I'm not sure on this but my guess is that as USAnia is a member of the axis
> of good meme team, all of the insurgents that have been trained and all of
> the covert operations that have been mounted in order to protect US goods
> would be a part of that good and, as such, would be sanctioned but the God
> in which your dollar bill places its trust.
The resulting 'trust' is an interesting little piece of propaganda...
on that same topic, I always found it interesting that the US took away
the 'liberty-head' coins from circulation and replaced it with dead
presidents... The little logo 'In God we Trust' next to the image of
liberty was more meaningful I guess. Placing that logo next to a
president sorta makes it a divine-right type of thing, eh?
> >I fear that in the current condition, everyone will start getting the
> >fear, and attack even when there is no provocation or even perceived
> >threat. This little meme is likely to have an interesting impact.
> Gee Ned are you sure that impact is a suitable word to follow
> interesting in this context.
'Interesting' is perhaps an unfortunate word here, but accurate. For
the same reason a car-crash is interesting to others, or China's
waring-years is interesting to historians. I can try to convince others
that 'fear' is useless, and help attempt to avoid the situation we're
currently in, but my words don't go far enough where I am. (And if I
could direct counter-memes to combat the 'fear', I would) Either way,
it is interesting, otherwise we wouldn't be talking about it.
Virtually, Ned Wolpert <email@example.com> 4e75
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