Re: SOC/BIO: A Tidbit of Eco-Fundamentalist Rhetoric

From: Charlie Stross (
Date: Mon Mar 12 2001 - 08:55:52 MST

On Sun, Mar 11, 2001 at 01:48:14PM -0500, wrote:
> > It is up to us to make our voices heard so that we can tell government
> > and scientists, "Enough! It is time to stop. The Earth and life are
> > sacred, not fodder for experimentation." We must further reach out to
> > others and educate them so that they too will add their voices to the
> > resounding, "No!"
> >
> > No compromise in defense of Mother Earth,


Am I the only one to get a HUGE buzz of cognitive dissonance about
seeing that kind of rhetoric transmitted via ESMTP over TCP/IP connections
liking millions of computers together via satellite and undersea cable

My irony detection meter wrapped its needle three times round the stop post
when I read this. It's sort of like sense-of-wonder, only in reverse.

-- Charlie

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