[ExI] More deaths from COVID-19 than Afghanistan and Iraq wars combined

Keith Henson hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 04:38:58 UTC 2020

Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com> wrote:


> A rifle will not deter the Government from arresting you if you
disagree with them, but weapons of mass destruction might.

Vernor Vinge, Extropian author extraordinary, explored citizens with
nuclear weapons in his Peace War stories.

The stories included time stopping "bobbles" that were proof against
nuclear blasts.  When the Sheriff showed up, you tossed out a nuke and
bobbled up for some years to let the radiation decay.


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