Re: Maniacal Misuse of Technology

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Sun Dec 30 2001 - 16:53:15 MST

"J. R. Molloy" wrote:
> From: "James Rogers" <>
> > We don't have to wait for garage nanotech to happen before we'll be
> > facing this issue.
> Seems to me you've identified an issue that should be clear and self-evident,
> since the 9-11 atrocity.
> What's the solution?
> Technology that can accurately identify incorrect thinking would be nice.

Exactly how do you propose to get past the obvious totalitarian
potential of such hypothetical technology? Who determines what
is "incorrect thinking"? We already have a potential Big
Brother nightmare of constant surveillance on our hands and you
propose that it extend to our very thoughts? No, thank you.

- samantha

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