Re: Tolerance strategies (was: Two Essays on the violence...)

From: Brian Atkins (
Date: Thu Oct 25 2001 - 12:26:42 MDT

John Clark wrote:
> >in a region where we have been attempting to get rights to pipe oil
> > across to growing Southeast Asian market for sometime.
> Now this is something quite different, not an example of stupidly but rather
> an ignorance of Afghanistan, one of the most mountainous countries in the
> world, as any fourth grade geography student could tell you. It is hard to
> imagine a more difficult or expensive way to move oil than building a pipeline
> in a hostile land over a 20,000 foot mountain range; however if mass murder
> is not enough to explain how a war starts the true believer needs to invent
> a story to explain it. This one needs work.

Hi John, I think you're the ignorant one in this case. I've read several
articles discussing proposed oil pipelines there.

Brian Atkins
Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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