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CellPhone.jpegThe decline of Western civilization proceeds apace. One shudders to imagine life in decades hence. A case in point: People now use cell phones in research libraries….. This situation is intolerable. It must not continue. I have given this matter long consideration, and can offer a simple and elegant solution: These people ought to be shot.

I am no extremist, please understand…

So writes Scott McLemee in the April 12, 2006 issue of Inside Higher Ed. His plan is reminiscent, though on a smaller scale, of the 1997 plan to find and assassinate the individuals who churn out junk email (aka spam).

(Thanks to Investigator John Dupuis for bringing this to our attention.)

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