Re: Nuke Weapon Mishaps--was Bill Joy on the CBS evening news

From: S.J. Van Sickle (
Date: Sun Jan 07 2001 - 09:14:31 MST

On Sun, 7 Jan 2001 wrote:

> Actually, making dust-grain sized machines which selectively
> kill people (ingestion/inhalation, looking for primate-specific
> immune features, then engaging the kill program) would be much
> safer and easier.

Yes! This was the point I had been trying to make! Furthermore, there is
no particular reason to makes these bugs would need
only a few kilos, or tons at the most, if they can selectively attach to
humans and pass themselves along by contact before the "kill" program
activates. Six degrees of seperation, and all. I'm sure someone truely
diabolical can come up with something much better.


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