Re: An apology - Re: Singularity: Can't happen here

From: Technotranscendence (
Date: Tue Sep 11 2001 - 22:13:41 MDT

On Tuesday, September 11, 2001 5:07 PM Mike Lorrey
> Well, so do I. However, I think that the idea that American military
> people would be so casual about firing on freinds, relatives, etc is at
> least as laughable. Being a veteran myself, I can pretty much say that
> outside of a few nuts and racists, 99% of military personnel would say
> that the idea of shooting at Americans is not what they signed up for,
> and would be considered to be illegal orders.

What of Kent State?

Anyhow, I hope you're right. Certainly, American law enforcement personel
have no restraint in this area, though it mainly seems to be a melanin thing
with them.

> The only possible
> exceptions to this, I think, would be shooting at left wingers.... you
> might get more cooperation on that score (oh, and lawyers, too)....

I hope you're not serious here.

Daniel Ust

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