[ExI] extropy-chat Digest, Vol 90, Issue 29

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 15:38:31 UTC 2011

On 22 March 2011 13:43, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:

> Not in the atmosphere. In general, loading a large box
> with Davy Crocketts is definitely dual-use, and will be
> frowned upon. Even nuclear reactors in space are frowned upon.

Of course. But rules are open to debate - and change. Priorities as well.
And sometimes are simply infringed, when the award is sufficiently alluring.

Moreover, since it would be a "just-once" project, as far as rational
choices are concerned, one could reasonably compare the costs and damages
expectedly arising from its employment with those of *not* doing it.

Stefano Vaj
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