Re: Pentagon looking for a few good ideas

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Sat Oct 27 2001 - 13:11:45 MDT

From: "Robert Coyote" <>
> custom virus that specifically destroys the god part of the brain

I doubt anyone can come up with a better idea than that. However, since this
virus would demoralize most of the Pentagon staff (removing the theistic
component that gives them the strength to wage potentially catastrophic global
war), expect them to target anyone suggesting such a solution. Although the
Pentagon has seemingly invited ideas for solving the problem, in actuality
they themselves compose a large part of the problem. Anyone who actually sends
in such an idea to (which requires registration)
would probably generate an FBI file on themselves.
BTW, there exists in the US an organization equivalent to the Taliban in its

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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, malevolent AI

We move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.

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