Re: the meme war

From: Aina & Bones (
Date: Thu Jul 19 2001 - 05:30:24 MDT

Russell Blackford wrote:

> Beyond that, since we have to take it one step at a time,
> I tend to think that the initial focus of our more
> positive meme deployment should be on the idea that
> extended life is a good idea. That is hard for lots of
> people to swallow ideologically (extended longevity -
> it's, it's <splutter> *unnatural*), but it also has an
> obvious attraction. Almost everyone wants
> to live longer.

Yes we do and any idea supporting this would have the full weight of
the majority of humankind's fear and panic over death behind it.

It may be helpful to target certain places for meme saturation, places
where people may be in a more receptive frame of mind for the idea,
such as hospitals, funeral homes, old peoples homes and possibly
graveyards. A few tombstones with the message on may come over strong.

How about:

Stay Cool and Avoid Hell

Trust your instincts - LIVE

Mr. Bones

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