Re: changing our agenda

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Tue Sep 25 2001 - 14:27:01 MDT

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> Spike Jones wrote:
> >
> > Recall that not all terrorists are foreign. How much did McVeigh
> > need to spend in order to knock down a tall building? Under the
> > current rules, the attacker has perhaps more than a six order of
> > magnitude leverage. If a Taliban robot or a McVeigh goes after
> > the power grid, then our troubles are just starting. spike
> Hm, I must have missed this. Is the Taliban now rumored to possess killer
> robot assassins, capable of masquerading for weeks as a close friend or
> coworker, but ready at any time to strike out with their deadly built-in
> steel tentacles?

Do you always take everything so literally, Eli? If any human being
deserves the title of 'robot', it is those deluded souls who are
convinced that throwing themselves and whatever explosive device they
have at innocent people somehow gives them the keys to paradise.

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