Found : God Wants You Dead God is a collective memetic organism. Such organisms influence large numbers of people to behave as a group. Copies in the minds of individual human beings work together the way a multi-celled animal's component cells do, producing unified behavior. Countries, corporations, philosophies, and other "Higher Powers" that cause people…

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Found : Mapping the Real Deal: The American Tapeworm The other day, a natural healing practitioner explained the strategy used by a tapeworm to prosper. A tapeworm, she said, injected a chemical into its host that triggered a craving by the host for what the tapeworm wished for its dinner. By managing it’s hosts desire,…

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Found : William Burroughs, parasitism, language and the virus "Which came first, the intestine or the tapeworm?" In this epigram, Burroughs suggests that parasitism–corruption, plagiarism, surplus appropriation–is in fact conterminous with life itself. The tapeworm doesn't simply happen to attach itself to an intestine that was getting along perfectly well without it. Say rather that…

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“Reich has suggested that the brain may have become so large and complex that it acts essentially as a parasite, sucking up energy from the body, particularly from the pelvis. This may account for the frequent eye block problem of intellectuals and the so-called “intellectual look” of the “egghead.”1 Baker, Elsworth. The Man in the…

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