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Re: Stupidity: A Real Cyberthreat.
- From: Mark Smith
- Date: Thu Jan 19 16:34:39 2006
On Thu, 19 Jan 2006 14:17:35 -0700
A Satisfied Mind <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 1/19/06, Mark Smith
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > The purpose of terrorism is to create widespread _terror_ (the
> > hint is in the word).
> And what is terror? Warfare
War is certainly terrible, although it isn't necessarily terrifying if
you aren't there :
"1 [C or U] (violent action which causes) extreme fear:
They fled from the city in terror.
There was sheer/abject terror in her eyes when he came back into the room.
Lots of people have a terror of spiders.
What he said struck terror in my heart (= made me very frightened).
The separatists started a campaign of terror (= violent action causing fear) to get independence.
Heights have/hold no terrors for me (= do not frighten me)."
This is so way off topic for nanog that I'm going to stop here.
"Sheep are slow and tasty, and therefore must remain constantly
- Bruce Schneier, "Beyond Fear"