Re: Nanotech Restrictions (was: RE: Transparency Debate)

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Wed Apr 05 2000 - 10:26:55 MDT

>From: Adrian Tymes <>
>Billy Brown wrote:
> > Which raises an interesting question - why haven't we
> > had any serious problems with terrorist use of these technologies?
>Just a theory, but maybe...
>* In order to effectively use these technologies, one must acquire a
> lot of knowledge.
>* In the process of acquiring said knowledge, people typically learn of
> ways to solve problems better (cheaper/faster/more effective) than
> violence and mass slaughter.

My theory: R-E-T-A-L-I-A-T-I-O-N

Can you imagine the vengence which would be unleashed on some penny-ante
tyrant if he unleashed a biotech attack on the US or its close allies?
KA-friggin-BOOM brother!


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--Thomas Jefferson

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