Sunday, January 08, 2006

humina humina humina

Heaven's Gate

People's Temple

Pottery Barn

1. Intensive, forcible indoctrination, usually political or religious, aimed at destroying a person's basic convictions and attitudes and replacing them with an alternative set of fixed beliefs.
2. The application of a concentrated means of persuasion, such as an advertising campaign or repeated suggestion, in order to develop a specific belief or motivation.
"brainwashing." The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. 08 . 2006.

Dear Pottery Barn:

You can't have my soul money, no matter how many of your holy books catalogues you send me.


I'd have to be hypnotized by Mamoo the Great before I'd spend $149 on a mass-produced, rush-seat farmhouse chair.