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Re: Stupidity: A Real Cyberthreat.
From: Mark Smith <random () 72616e646f6d20323030342d30342d31360a nosense org>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 07:00:09 +1030

The purpose of terrorism is to create widespread _terror_ (the
hint is in the word).

On Thu, 19 Jan 2006 12:00:28 -0700
A Satisfied Mind <anti.confidentiality.notices () gmail com> wrote:

On 1/19/06, Jerry Pasker <jerry () jerry org> wrote:

You are oversimplifying things here.... Why was the World Trade Center
chosen (twice) to attack.... it is an economic target.  All wars are
economic, including drug wars and terror wars... what was the COST of

A hell of a lot:  http://www.ccc.nps.navy.mil/si/aug02/homeland.asp

Was the terror caused by 9/11 because of the economic impact, or because
3000 innocent people died in such a terrible and unexpected manner ? If
the goal was "lets get those Amercians and the grand financial
institutions", Fort Knox might have been a better target for the

I strongly recommend reading the book I quote below, which deals exactly
with this topic.


        "Sheep are slow and tasty, and therefore must remain constantly
                                   - Bruce Schneier, "Beyond Fear"

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