Anders Sandberg [firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
>However, the group dynamics and memetics of the Japanese
>doomsday sect should instill some caution - it would make a perfect
>study object of the kind of crazies to look out for.
And, surprise, surprise, they had all these terrible weapons and a willingness to use them, and... almost no effect.
>Otherwise I would study terrorist groups.
Studying freedom fighters seems pointless as they only attack to retaliate for oppression. Unless, of course, you want to become an oppressor. As Michael pointed out in one of his messages, not oppressing people is the easiest way to avoid attacks by freedom fighters.