Re: Bin Laden says he has nukes

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Sat Nov 10 2001 - 09:09:20 MST

From: "James Rogers" <>
> One has to wonder how many they DIDN'T catch.

That's something to wonder about all right. Bin Laden seemingly has the will
but (so far) not the means to begin Armageddon. Bush has the means, but (so
far) not the will to begin Armageddon. Or does he? If Bush has Xian fundie
potential, Afghanistan will soon become just the beginning of a long downward
spiral into self-fulfilling biblical prophecy.

"You'll learn to like robots. They'll be
nicer than human beings."
--Hans Moravec

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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,
non-sensory experience

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

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