Re: new offensive strategies

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Sat Sep 15 2001 - 11:22:03 MDT

From: "Spike Jones" <>
> How to deal with a nation that has no apparent targets worth
> the price of a single missile?

Give it to Israel.

> We have really good printing technology. We can print and
> bind books for almost nothing. How about if we print truckloads
> of korae, except each one with one altered verse? If we get
> clever, we could print a million of them, each with a different
> altered verse, bind them with pre-aged covers, so they could
> not be distinguished easily from the originals without reading
> the entire thing, carefully. If those get into circulation, print a
> new set with the old altered verse plus an additional altered verse.
> In each case these altered verses reverse the meaning of the original.
> I figure one cruise missile aimed at scorched and barren desert
> would cost about the same as one truckload of korae. spike

Good idea, spike. We'll call it "memetic engineering" and memetically modified
scriptures could eventually supplant the more noxious and toxic versions.

Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values

We won't move into a better future until we debunk religiosity, the most
regressive force now operating in society.

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