Re: Nanomilitary policy

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Thu Mar 16 2000 - 00:25:00 MST

Spike Jones wrote:
> [Michael S. Lorrey is]:
> > ...perfectly happy having a MAD policy with nanotechnology, just as I was
> > perfectly happy with that strategy for nuclear technology...
> Sooner or later, MAD must be replaced with MAS, mutual assured
> survival. This is needed because there are too many yahoos that
> have nukes. MAD works if only 2 or 3 yahoos have them.
> With advancing antimissile missile technology you get MA$, which
> is mutual assured spending. Everyone gets to go home and ponder
> how pointlessly wasteful is war. spike

MAS is nice, but you get a similar problem there. Piss someone off and
they will shoot down your satellites.

Mike Lorrey

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