"S.J. Van Sickle" wrote:
> On Sat, 6 Jan 2001 Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de wrote:
> > No, you can't. Because I don't know of any other artificial mechanism
> > to effectively sterilize this planet.
> Large scale radiological weapons can do a pretty good job. They are
> possible, even relatively cheap compared to what was spent on
> "conventional" nuclear weapons, but were never built. Why? Because there
> is no *military* reason to sterilize the planet.
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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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