[ExI] Mindless America, in 10 Easy Steps

Sergio M.L. Tarrero sergio.ml.tarrero at mac.com
Sat Sep 29 23:49:23 UTC 2007

In Virus of the Mind (Introduction: Crisis of the Mind), Richard  
Brodie quotes...

"What a waste it is to lose one's mind or not to have a mind is very  

-Dan Quayle, mutating the memes in the United Negro College Fund's  
motto "A mind is a terrible thing to waste".

On Sep 30, 2007, at 1:07 AM, Damien Broderick wrote:

>> Or, as Dan Quayle would have put it - and who, as it turned out,  
>> made an
>> unwitting prediction with his all-time classic Quayleism: "What a  
>> terrible
>> thing to have lost one's mind. Or not to have a mind at all. How  
>> true that
>> is."
> Drat, I'd always heard it as "A mind is a terrible thing to lose."

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