RE: virus: AIDS Meme

ken sartor (
Mon, 28 Oct 1996 09:51:34 -0600

At 09:28 PM 10/25/96 +0530, Peter =D6kner wrote:
> Kenneth Boyd wrote:
>>Go one step further: does the above media have an agenda to INCREASE the
>>crime rate?
>>/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
>As someone on the list said; Objective causes can look like subjective
>Crime sells papers, and advertizing time in television. As does crises and
>all other sorts of mayhem. So cute puppies and gristly murder-victims are
>flooding the media space.
>And when Joe public gets this picture from the media he might start
>believing that law and order isn't the way of the future anymore, so why
>should he care. And the crime rate goes up. And more papers get sold.
>Anyway thats what it's like over here.
>Of course this does not absolutely elimenate the possibility of subjective
>purpose. Why not get rid of the middle-man, thats god buissness practice.
>>Towards the conversion of data into information....
>...And information into knowledge; and knowledge into understanding.

And understanding into data ;)