no, just meh
Way to miss the whole original point. Budding social engineers should do their experiments in such a way that -they- pay the price for failure, not everyone else.
I would gladly opt entirely out of the corresponding system here if I only could.
Try that experiment at your own expense, not someone else's.
... yeah, or not.
At least one indubitable fact today was that the only thing that stopped the bad guy with a gun was a good guy with a gun.
That naivete is darned charming.
"I nearly died of shame."
Did W say nothing reasonable & quotable?
"The exception is where sunlight is unavailable"
Don't forget the inverse-square law either.
"if you were to take into account mining, pollution, and adverse health impacts of coal and gas
What are the chances that those costs can be "taken into account" (imagined) differently by different people?
"victim blaming" is a straw-man term designed to make those so accused look foolish. Everyone understands that there are many links in the causal chain of an undesirable event. No one who points at a few ("X took nude selfie") excludes the existence of the other ("Y stole it") necessary links.
If you don't understand why "smart guns" are a threat to normal gun owners in certain states, you are not educated on the subject.
That seems like showing bathing baby photos to grandma is criminal.
"We were married eight months later."
What took that long? Getting emacs vs. vi settled?
"you can only argue about the intended target"
That also depends mostly on the user.