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Spirit of '76

Kimberly Walker walker at umbi.umd.edu
Sun Jan 4 13:56:52 EST 1998


On Tue, 30 Dec 1997, GS wrote:

> The organism was isolated and cultivated for the first time in 1976.
> Then  it was found to have been the causal agent in several previously
> undiagnosed infections as far back as 1943. Naming something doesn't
> give you as much power over it as you would like to think. Remember that
> the French discovered HIV first and called it LAV.
> 
> And synchronicity is an illusion caused by selective focus.

At least this one didn't blame it on "Da Joos", like the last drive-by 
posting.  
This one was at least interesting, in an Oliver Stone kind of way.
:)

Kim



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