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Comment: Hypocrits (Score 1) 422

But not having any encryption by default kept the citizens lawful and the government acted lawlessly. I prefer this way where my personal information is a little safer form criminals and the government.

Really, the government's just mad they can't break the law and monitor us without a warrant.

Comment: Bring back lead-based paint. (Score 1) 290

by craigminah (#48859815) Attached to: Police Nation-Wide Use Wall-Penetrating Radars To Peer Into Homes
How much energy will the police need to transmit in order to penetrate a home and accurately see it's occupants? Are we all just to accept the fact we'll receive several lifetimes worth of x-ray radiation if the police suspect us of something?

I suspect the laws in the '70's banning lead paint was to prepare for this inevitable day.

Comment: Re:The Old is New again (Score 1) 150

MCI wasn't allowed (or didn't want to pay) to use the phone network that was laid in the ground so they installed microwave towers everywhere. I see high bandwidth lasers only being useful for military-like situations where you are either going to be somewhere for a short time or you need to control the transmission medium. Int he long-term, fiber has to be cheaper with much higher throughput than lasers.

Comment: Aliens = God? (Score 1) 534

by craigminah (#48032933) Attached to: Are the World's Religions Ready For ET?
Thinking about all the alien looking drawings in Mayan culture, stories of Atlantis, all the star-aligned cultures (Egyptian, Mayan, Easter Island, Stone Henge, etc.), stories from the Bible that seen extraterrestrial, etc. could it be that humans were put here by aliens and that humans in fact are aliens? If we evolved here, why do we sunburn so easily, why are we so different from all other animals on Earth, why are are biological clocks tuned for a 25 hour day? I've thought a lot of creatures on this planet looked alien but it's an interesting thought to me. Heck, dragons, zombies, and all the other "monster stories" could have been originated/existed on our alien forefathers home planet. I know this sounds kooky, but it's something I'm curious about and would like to hear what others think.

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