Freedom (was: Re: The End of Privacy ?)

Damien Broderick (
Fri, 03 Jul 1998 14:05:19 +0000

At 07:42 PM 7/2/98 -0400, Michael wrote in an aria of patriotic fervor:

>should look at the US as being closer to the goal of Unlimited Individual

>extropians living in other countries must temper their beleifs for fear of
>conflicting with their local cultural/societal/governmental mores, or
being found
>to be in need of 'reeducation' and 'socialization' in their countries penal

What proportion of US citizens is in jail this year? For what conflicts with which mores? How does this compare with, say, Holland, Sweden, Australia, NZ?

Damien Broderick