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Why scientists should have a greater voice on security issues

Lasrick (2629253) writes | about 2 years ago

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Lasrick (2629253) writes "Physicist Lawrence Krauss has a great piece in the NY Times today about lack of influence scientists wield on global security issues, to our peril."
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Good luck. Fear is big business. (1)

schwit1 (797399) | about 2 years ago | (#42606673)

If the Bush admin had come out after 9/11 and said we are mandating reinforced cockpit doors and expect passengers to help stop hijackings. That plus beefing up bomb sniffing dogs and better metal detectors at airports would be good enough.

But then hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars would not have flowed into corrupt business and political pockets.

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