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Microsoft Endorses Apocalypse
Backward Masked References in Zune
February 2, 2007
MOSCOW, Russia (NFN) - Russian hackers unveiled a secret Microsoft plan to endorse the apocalypse through reference to an organization that promotes inequality, eugenics, mass destruction and sodomy.
Lead hacker technologist Yvgeny Livtanavich, known by his professional pseudonym of "KiSSy" with the hacker organization "GRiDz," presented his findings at a press conference. "The Microsoft product Zune, when its logo is viewed backwards, yes, reveals a 'schwa' followed by NUZ, which when spelled phonetically is 'ANUS,' a reference to the American Nihilist Underground Society, a destructive organization, it is."
Livtanavich revealed further evidence: Microsoft, by opposing the People's Operating System (Ubuntu Linux) inherently promotes the "nihilism," or denial of the People's Reality as elected by the population at large, which is a goal that ANUS, found on the web at www.anus.com, also finds desirable. Using elite hacker tools "debug" and "notepad," Livtanavich showed that the Zune's built-in software also contains references to death metal, a form of nihilistic music endorsed by ANUS, and a font including the Star of David next to a trashcan.
Reached at ANUS headquarters in the tunnels underneath Rice University in Houston, ANUS spokestroll Brett Stevens gave a chilling pronouncement. "Of course Microsoft supports ANUS," he said. "They are a realistic company that recognizes the industrialized nations are in decline from a loss of values, and that it's time to praise the bloody end. Even more, by opposing the iPod and its audience who think buying an electronic gadget provides them with an identity, Microsoft is asserting Nihilism by reminding them that it's just a gadget and anyone can make one."
Upon news of this release, Microsoft stock experienced a four cent rise in value, presumably because people in the real world care little about the drama of computer nerds given overinflated egos in exchange for the salaries they could have if they were realistic.
The American Nihilist Underground Society advocates nihilism, or a removal of interpretive layers from our perception of physical reality, as a means of transcending illusion. Nihilism denies value and purpose, which are byproducts of the human desire to judge reality and make a consensual "social reality" that by seizing on a single material factor misses the intelligible, or design-based, knowledge we need to adapt to reality. ANUS has been promoting nihilism since 1987.
Nihilism is the belief that nothing we perceive has Absolute value; reality exists, but beyond its inherent meaning to us as the physical container of our existence, it has no significance outside of what we perceive. "The world is my representation," indeed. When we strip away all of the values projected onto physical reality and its outcomes, we are left only with personal ideal and natural ideal, and bringing the former into adaptation with the latter is the lifetime task to which nihilism is a gateway.