Re: Fears of nanotech
Thu, 9 Sep 1999 04:35:58 -0700 (PDT)

Michael S. Lorrey [] wrote:
>Frankly, the near-instantaneous telivising of the war would have
>broadcast shocking pictures of American bio-weapon fatalities,

And then it would have been followed up by shocking pictures of the devastation of Baghdad, the massive civilian casualties, and the kids dying of radiation poisoning. Few soldiers get killed, the US burns up thousands of kids. Yep, that'll really get 'the people of the world' behind them.

>I think
>you severely underestimate how much this would motivate the people of
>the world to unleash the dogs of war on Iraq.

You think many Chinese will care about US troops getting killed? Russians? Indians? Arabs? That's more than half the world's population already. I think you severely underestimate how many of the people of the world hate and despise America, largely because of its military ambitions.