Fwd:Re: Non-lethal weapons acting via external manipulation of the Central

Allen L. Barker alb at datafilter.com
Tue Dec 15 04:02:58 EST 1998


patanie at my-dejanews.com wrote:

>
> Creating non-lethal weapons would be a humane way of treating barbaric human
> conflicts.
>
> I am convinced that if we can get the necessary funds and researchers such
> non-lethal weapons could be created in a near future.

"Non-lethal" weapons in the hands of barbarians are torture implements.

There has been an ongoing push in the US over the past few years to develop new
non-lethal (and lethal) anti-personnel devices.  There have also been efforts (and conferences)
by the Justice department aimed at the transfer of these formerly-more-secretive devices to
domestic law enforcement agencies.

Related links:
   http://www.cs.virginia.edu/~alb/misc/newsweekNonlethal.html
   http://www.usnews.com/usnews/issue/970707/7weir.htm
   http://www.cs.virginia.edu/~alb/misc/moreMindLinks.html


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Allen L. Barker
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