Re: Statistics (was: Re: 55 minute download

From: Sandy King ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 09/04/04-04:28:28 PM Z
Message-id: <a06020462bd5ff0f83e17@[192.168.2.4]>

Damn, is it too much to expect that people who talk about Noam
Chomsky get their facts right about lemmings?

Sandy

>Actually lemmings don't follow the group over the cliff's edge.
>The lemming myth was perpetuated by Walt Disney's "nature" film
>makers who forced the rodents their deaths for the film "White
>Wilderness" (1958).
>Occasionally overcrowding will cause some of a large group of
>lemmings to be pushed to their deaths in nature, but like most
>animals lemmings are more likely to behave in murderous than
>suicidal behaviors.
>
>Another example of memetic programming in corporate service.
>
>Rob Hobbs
Received on Sun Sep 5 08:46:00 2004

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