From: "Harvey Newstrom" <mail@HarveyNewstrom.com>
> To be honest, it's a big mystery why this hasn't happened. So many
> political and extremist groups have used worms to attack the net that such
> events are conspicuously absent right now. The only theory that makes sense
> to me is that such small fry fear being associated with the big terrorists
> and they are all lying low right now.
I think your theory coincides with reality, and in addition, net users are
more savvy than ever, using firewalls, anti-virus software, patching programs
with updates, and most important: staying away from attachments -- such as the
wicked recent one called "FW: Peace between America and Islam"
--- --- --- --- ---
Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment
We move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.
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