[ExI] Serious Question

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Sat Jun 9 01:40:55 UTC 2007

> bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of Eugen Leitl
> Subject: Re: [ExI] Serious Question
> On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 06:57:15AM -0400, Joseph Bloch wrote:
> > It's pure speculation on my part, but he might be setting things up to
> avoid
> > the term limit he faces on his Presidency in 2008. ...
> Hey, no fair copycatting! ShrubCo patented it first.
> --
> Eugen* Leitl <a href="http://leitl.org">leitl</a> http://leitl.org

Orwell had the idea before either of those two of course.

There is deep irony here.  If terrorism is fought as a type of criminal
activity, then governments do not have the power to fight effectively.  If
terrorism is fought as a war, then governments grant themselves arbitrary


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