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Response to lark (Reply #42)

Tue Sep 3, 2019, 08:48 PM

49. I fear we will not be able to.

This is now a social phenomena. There is no organization to infiltrate and dismantle, no leaders to arrest and try. There is no headquarters to occupy, no chain of command to disrupt. Yeah, there are various influences from the media and internet, but it's indirect.

There are, quite simply, more people per capita who are deciding that a great way to die is a lone-wolf blaze of "glory" against some "enemy", fighting for some fictional "noble cause".

Treating the root causes of this means a sustained progressive advance on multiple fronts, on the order of a generation.

I don't see how focusing on banning specific hardware is going to stop the phenomenon, but I can easily see how it it would prevent progressive advance. How much did Dubya win Florida by? How much did Cheetolini lose the popular vote by, but still "won"?

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