Re: fighting Anthrax w/ Dr. Strangelove

From: Lee Daniel Crocker (
Date: Thu Oct 18 2001 - 14:36:36 MDT

> > Excellent idea, Mike! This could be a new security service for those
> > mailbox outlets. They can x-ray mail for devices, sniff it for explosives,
> > and irradiate it to kill germs.
> It sounds quite doable, since much mailhandling is centralized and you
> could hence put up a few irradiation units (you don't want them in every
> post office, since even the few cobalt 60 irradiation units used in
> hospitals and food industry have already managed to cause a few nasty
> accidents). Sure, some mail might not be radiation-resistant, but it can
> be treated separately.

I'd be concerned about ordering high-speed film or legitimate
biological products by mail order. Just imagine what those sea
monkeys might evolve into...

Lee Daniel Crocker <> <>
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