[ExI] Behavioral Screeners
sjatkins at mac.com
Sun Apr 6 19:27:58 UTC 2008
> From: extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org
> [mailto:extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of John Grigg
> Subject: Re: [ExI] Behavioral Screeners
> Samantha Atkins wrote:
> >>...What a charade, a farce, a tragicomic dark and depressing
> >Amen to that! It really bothers me that conversations about this
> subject on the Extro-list turn "comical" with discussions of flying naked on
> planes. Is losing much of our civil liberties as the Western world turns
> into a massive high-tech police state amusing to Extro list members??
> ...John Grigg
> Sure but keep in mind, it isn't bad old governments that are taking our
> civil liberties. Consider dutch film maker Geert Wilders, maker of Fitna.
> Some Europeans are seriously suggesting that he face criminal charges for
> *blasphemy*. Of course they may have other names for it, inciting hatred,
> racist something or other, but cut thru that. There is not one comment in
> his film that has anything to do with race. It is blasphemy for which his
> life and liberty are being threatened. Who woulda seen that coming? It
> isn't governments doing this, it is religion, that is threatening loss of
> civil liberties in Europe.
True but that there are idiots among the population at large is far less
of a concern to me. It is governments that kill on massive scale and
oppress huge populations. Their attitudes and actions worry me a lot more.
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