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Fri Jun 28, 2013, 08:21 AM

101. There is also nothing to prevent the possibility of a noble use, either.

 

This could be an incredible crime fighting tool, couldn't it? Instead it is currently being used to thwart the will of the people.

I wonder why that is? hmmmm.. Can it be because we have moved from a manufacturing-based economy to a fraud-based economy and the folks with their hands around the levers of power are the criminals and fraudsters we should be hunting instead of "terrorists?"

I don't understand what is so threatening about having this kind of discussion. Why are some folks so determined to shut down any and all conversation about a new weapon that can be used to thwart the will of the people?

I am ancient enough to remember the political debate over nuclear arms. It was also a new question raised by the advancement of technology, just like this is. Much of that debate was public discourse. We used to be unafraid of facts and we used to talk about stuff. Now, not so much. Why do you think that is?

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