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> "Lawrence DeBivort" <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> RE: Why memeoids?Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 14:46:59 -0500
>Agreed. As I've said before, the only way to 'prevent' or minimize terrorism
>from foreign sources is to have an effective policy for and practice of
>interacting with the world's peoples. The US is a long way from
>understanding this and achieving it, because we haven't felt it necessary.
>We have felt insulated from accountability to other peoples. If there is any
>one thing to learn from Sept. 11, it is that this is not so. We have a lot
>of catching up to do. American political scientists have failed to explicate
>this to our policy-makers; perhaps we will do a better job now.
These people are like the aliens in INDEPENDENCE DAY; when the US President (played by Bill Pullman) asked one of them what they wanted from us, his answer was that they wanted us to die (and in the Islamicist's case, or convert).
> is to > As an engineer, I can state that there so many routes to killing
>> and/or damaging infrastructure the officials can't consider all of
>> them. It is impossible (at present) to entirely prevent attacks without
>> intrusion and cost that would wreck our society. I am not sure that
>> fully understanding the biological roots of the problem will lead to
>> solutions either, but it does seem like the best long range approach
>> Keith Henson
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