Re: boycott makeup?

Anders Sandberg (
10 Feb 1999 11:04:51 +0100

Max More <> writes:

> (I mostly watch TV for the ads -- that's where most of the creativity seems
> to be!)

Not to mention optimism and positive memes. Have you noted the quite transhuman ads for big corporations on CNN and Discovery? Slogans like "Let's make things better", celebrations of technology and human ingenuity (often done in a very characteristic surreal style), and my favorite:

We move because we hate the idea of standing still. We create because we want something new in our life. We take the next step because we want to rise above. This is our mission, this is our passion. Daewoo Corporation

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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