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Re: Stupidity: A Real Cyberthreat.
- From: Mark Smith
- Date: Thu Jan 19 15:37:03 2006
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 <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 1/19/06, Jerry Pasker <firstname.lastname@example.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"