product will melt the
polar ice caps and doom
The Magic Box
A man once wanted to sell a
rough carpet, and he made a public offer of it in the street. The first man to
whom he showed it said: 'This is a coarse carpet, and very worn.' And he bought
it cheaply. Then the buyer stood up and said to another who was walking along:
'Here is a carpet soft as silk, none is like it.' A Sufi who was passing by had
listened to the buying and the attempted selling of one and the same carpet
with two diffferent descriptions. The Sufi said to the carpet-seller: 'Please,
carpet-man, put me in your magic box, which can turn a rough carpet into a
smooth one.' - Farid al-Din Attar of Nishapur
"A simple psychological trick exists where if one
is told two pieces of information separated by a 'but', one is more likely to
remember the phrase after the 'but'. An parallel technique widely used by
advertisers, is to raise a weak form of the objections to their message at the
beginning and then to answer with the message they intend to get across. The
purpose of this move is three-fold. First, even if the marketer's answer would
not rationally pass muster were the receiver of the message to reflect upon it,
this method of framing makes it
more likely that
people will accept the message without reflection. Second, if the marketer had
not raised and then answered the objections, people would likely encounter the
objections later. As a result, objections would be left as the stronger signal.
Third, and most importantly for the marketer, the marketer now gets to frame
the debate in terms that bias reaction towards the outcomes they are after." -
Edward Wilson & Wes Unruh
"Americans' illusions about how
corporations actually behave in
markets has been a critical reason
corporations have often come
first in society and
markets. Commentators and
participate in markets typically refer
to financial markets as
organic entities, uncontrollable
living things. The dynamic
portrait has a mystical and
spiritual quality that suggests one cannot
dare to question workings of the market any more than one can the ways of
God. Markets have often been cloaked in such
mystiques. It's an
element of why
consumerism has become a
national religion and
economists such as
Alan Greenspan have been
regarded as the national equivalent of high priests.
The notion of a
market, as organic in self-maintenance as the human body or
ecosystem has become a prevalent cultural
ideology and article of
faith during the Corporateer Age."- Jamie
"There is no other country on
Earth that matches ours for developing such close
commerce (salesmanship) and the
business of government (statesmanship). This is what America is to the world - the ultimate
salesman. We are, like it or not,
the world's Barnum & Bailey." -
marketingA Kaiser study was among the first to raise the concern
about Internet marketing directed at children. It includes detailed
analysis of 77 websites that, according
to Nielson NetRatings, received more than 12.2 million visits from children
ages 2-11 in the 2nd quarter of 2005.
About three-quarters of the
websites in the study included advergames, ranging from one to more than 60
games per site. In total, the sites in the study contained 546 games featuring
one or more "food" brands, such as
the Chips Ahoy Soccer Shootout, Chuck E. Cheese's Tic Tac Toe, the M&M's
Trivia Game, and the Pop-Tart Slalom.
For example, on Kellogg's
FunKtown children can "race against time while collecting delicious Kellogg's
cereal," and at the Lucky Charms site they can play Lucky's Magic Adventure and
"learn the powers of all eight charms" found in Lucky Charms cereal. To
encourage additional time spent at the website, many of the games promote
repeat playing, offer multiple levels of play, or suggest other games the
visitor might enjoy.
Almost two-thirds of sites in the study use viral
marketing, in which children are encouraged to send emails to their friends
about a product, or invite them to visit the company's website. For example, at
juicyfruit.com users were encouraged to "Send a friend this fruitylicious
site!" and told that if they "send this site to 5 friends" they would get a
code that could then be used to access additional features on the site. Other
sites encourage young users to invite friends to help them "redecorate" their
online "rooms," challenge them to play an advergame on the site, or send them
an "e-card" featuring the company's brand or spokescharacters.
example, on Keebler's Hollow Tree website, children are invited to send a
friend some "Elfin Magic" in a birthday or seasonal greeting.
Kaiser study follows a December 2005 study conducted at the request of Congress
and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report, Food
Marketing to Children and Youth: Threat or Opportunity?, provides the most
comprehensive review to date of the scientific evidence on the influence of
food marketing on diets and
diet-related health of children and youth.
"Tobacco is radioactively contaminated with
polonium-210, a naturally occurring decay product of radon. Recent studies have
shown a synergy between polonium and carcinogenic chemicals in cigarette smoke
that increase the lifetime risk of lung cancer 8 to 25 fold. A filter for
removing polonium-210 from cigarette smoke has been available for more than 40
years." - Janet Raloff
Spanish explorers noted how the Taino island
natives would roll dried tobacco, light the rolls and inhale the smoke.
In 1612 Carib tobacco was first planted in Virginia in American
In 1614 John Rolfe, the Englishman who married Pocahontas,
obtained seeds for Caribbean tobacco and cultivated it in Virginia, even though
Spain, in an attempt to protect its tobacco trade, had made selling such seeds
to a non-Spaniard a capital offense. The native Virginia tobacco, Nicotiana
rustica, grown by the Indians, had a biting taste and was not as sweet to smoke
as Caribbean tobacco nor as strong.
In 1635 Tobacco sale in France was
restricted to apothecaries by doctor's prescription only.
In 1923 Albert Lasker* as head of the Lord and
Thomas agency devised a copyrighting technique that appealed directly to the
psychology of the consumer. Women seldom smoked cigarettes; he told them if
they smoked Lucky Strikes they could stay slender. A series of magazine ads
showed movie starlets smoking cigarettes and made Lucky Strike a leading brand
of cigarettes. Lasker's used radio as well, particularly with his campaigns for
Palmolive soap, Kotex sanitary napkins (1921), and Kleenex disposable facial
tissues (1924) revolutionized the advertising industry while significantly
changing popular culture. In 1926 he purchased a major interest in RCA as it
spawned subsidiary NBC, and he subsequently helped craft the new Amos 'n' Andy
radio situation-comedy as an advertising vehicle for Pepsodent toothpaste,
effectively inventing the concept of the broadcast commercial.
Medical World News in March 1973
revealed data from a tobacco industry authority that cigarettes are 5% sugar,
cigars 20% and 40% in some pipe tobaccos.Michael A. Friedman, Chief Executive
Officer of the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California
served on the Board of Directors of the Rite Aid Corporation, personally
profited by having interest in causing and treating tobacco-related diseases.
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) began accepting tobacco
advertisements and money in 1933.
"More can be said in behalf of
smoking as a form of escape from tension than against it." - Journal of the
American Medical Association 1948
My father was a Marlboro smoker for 40 years.
his efforts to keep up his lung health he received emphysema from the
Miracle Of Marlboro!.
was Christmas Eve 1926, the streets aglitter with snow and lights, when the man
afraid of Santa Claus stumbled into the emergency room at New York City's
Bellevue Hospital. He was flushed, gasping with fear: Santa Claus, he kept
telling the nurses, was just behind him, wielding a baseball bat.
Before hospital staff realized how sick he was the toxin-induced
hallucination was just a symptom - the man died. So did another holiday
partygoer. And another. As dusk fell on Christmas, the hospital staff tallied
up more than 60 people made desperately ill by alcohol and eight dead from it.
Within the next two days, yet another 23 people died in the city from
celebrating the season.
Doctors were accustomed to alcohol poisoning by
then, the routine of life in the Prohibition era.
whiskies and so-called gins often made people sick. The liquor produced in
hidden stills frequently came tainted with metals and other impurities. But
this outbreak was bizarrely different. The deaths, as investigators would
shortly realize, came courtesy of the U.S. government.
people continued to consume alcohol even after it was banned, federal officials
had decided to try a different kind of enforcement.
They ordered the
poisoning of industrial alcohols manufactured in the United States, products
regularly stolen by bootleggers and resold as drinkable spirits.
idea was to scare people into giving up illicit drinking.
the time Prohibition ended in 1933, the federal poisoning program, by some
estimates, had killed at least 10,000 people.
"Our national experiment in extermination." -
the chief medical examiner of New York City during the 1920s
1970s the U.S. government's sprayed Mexican marijuana fields with Paraquat, an
herbicide. Its use was primarily intended to destroy crops, but government
officials also insisted that awareness of the toxin would deter marijuana
smokers. They echoed the official position of the 1920s-if some citizens ended
up poisoned, well, they'd brought it upon themselves.
American government would engage in such business.
It is only in the
curious fanaticism of Prohibition that any means, however barbarous, are
considered justified." Chicago Tribune editorial 1927
"Must Uncle Sam
guarantee safety first for souses?" Omaha Bee.
Industrial alcohol is
basically grain alcohol with some unpleasant chemicals mixed in to render it
The U.S. government started requiring this "denaturing"
process in 1906 for manufacturers who wanted to avoid the taxes levied on
The U.S. Treasury Department, charged with overseeing
alcohol enforcement, estimated that by the mid-1920s, some 60 million gallons
of industrial alcohol were stolen annually to supply the country's drinkers.
In response, in 1926, President Calvin Coolidge's government decided to
turn to chemistry as an enforcement tool. Some 70 denaturing formulas existed
by the 1920s.
denature: de·na·ture [dee-ney-cher]
verb (used with object), de·na·tured,
1. to deprive (something) of its
natural character, properties, etc.
2. to render (any of various
alcohols) unfit for drinking by adding an unwholesome substance that does not
alter usefulness for other purposes.
3. Biochemistry . to treat (a
protein or the like) by chemical or physical means so as to alter its original
4. to make (fissionable material) unsuitable for use in an
atomic weapon by mixing it with unfissionable material.
added poisonous methyl alcohol into the mix. Others used bitter-tasting
compounds that were less lethal, designed to make the alcohol taste so awful
that it became undrinkable. To sell the stolen industrial alcohol, the liquor
syndicates employed chemists to "renature" the products, returning them to a
drinkable state. The bootleggers paid their chemists a lot more than the
government did, and they excelled at their job. Stolen and redistilled alcohol
became the primary source of liquor in the country. So federal officials
ordered manufacturers to make their products far more deadly.
mid-1927, the new denaturing formulas included some notable poisons-kerosene
and brucine (a plant alkaloid closely related to strychnine), gasoline,
benzene, cadmium, iodine, zinc, mercury salts, nicotine, ether, formaldehyde,
chloroform, camphor, carbolic acid, quinine, and acetone.
Department also demanded more methyl alcohol be added-up to 10 percent of total
It was the last that proved most deadly.
government knows it is not stopping drinking by putting poison in alcohol," New
York City medical examiner
said at a hastily organized press conference. "[Y]et it continues its poisoning
processes, heedless of the fact that people determined to drink are daily
absorbing that poison. Knowing this to be true, the United States government
must be charged with the moral responsibility for the deaths that poisoned
department issued warnings to citizens, detailing the dangers in whiskey
circulating in the city: "[P]ractically all the liquor that is sold in New York
today is toxic," read one 1928 alert.
publicized every death by alcohol poisoning.
assigned his toxicologist, Alexander Gettler, to analyze confiscated whiskey
for poisons. Norris also condemned the federal program for its disproportionate
effect on the country's poorest residents. Wealthy people,
pointed out, could afford the best whiskey available. Most of those sickened
and dying were those "who cannot afford expensive protection and deal in low
The numbers were not trivial. In 1926, in New York City,
1,200 were sickened by poisonous alcohol; 400 died.
The following year,
deaths climbed to 700. These numbers were repeated in cities around the country
as public-health officials nationwide joined in the angry clamor.
Furious anti-Prohibition legislators pushed for a halt in the use of
"Only one possessing
the instincts of a wild
beast would desire to kill or make blind the man who takes a drink of liquor,
even if he purchased it from one violating the Prohibition statutes." - Sen.
James Reed of Missouri
Officially, the special denaturing program ended
only once the 18th Amendment was repealed in December 1933.
Prohibition ended and good grain whiskey reappeared, it was almost as if the
craziness of Prohibition - and the poisonous measures taken to enforce it-had
never quite happened.
adapted from Deborah Blum
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