Re: Transhuman fascists?

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Wed Mar 29 2000 - 21:49:47 MST

> Technotranscendence wrote: Drug use in the US and many countries
> is illegal. To a large extent, drug use is also unpopular. With ubiquitous
> surveillance, imagine how many pot smokers will be jailed, perhaps for long
> terms....

With ubiquitous surveillance, victimless crimes must become legal,
including all drug use. Society would need some means of compensating
for increased ability to catch wrongdoers, since we could not lock up
a much greater percentage of the population than is already in the
slammer. In fact most of the nonviolent prisoners could be let go,
so long as they stay clean. spike

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