Buffy vs. Osama Bin Laden…

So it’s Buffy vs Osama Bin Laden – Round one, Ding Ding! Metaquoting from Metafilter: “Any structured intellectual approach to describing this situation ó and planning for it ó is so uncertain that a valid structure can only be developed as an exercise in complexity or “chaos” theory. I, however, would like you to think about the biological threat in more mundane terms. I am going to suggest that you think about biological warfare in terms of a TV show called “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” that you think about the world of biological weapons in terms of the “Buffy Paradigm,” and that you think about many of the problems in the proposed solutions as part of the “Buffy Syndrome.” [via prol’s linkmatic ubermind]