[LMB] Old SF

Matthew George matt.msg at gmail.com
Sun Sep 27 00:39:46 BST 2020


Compare John Cowan's edited version of Omnilingual
<http://vrici.lojban.org/~cowan/omnilingual.html>

Yes, the smoking stunned me.  Forget the health effects, and the risks from
smoking while oxygen is being artificially added.  It would ruin the
archaeology!

African-Americans make up only about 3% of the physicians in the US, a
number which has remained stable for a long time and theory suggests is
unlikely to change; but every TV show about hospitals and doctors has a
black doctor.  Tokenism.

The mass media have nothing to do with reality.  But they shape people's
ideas about what reality is like more than reality itself does or can.


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