We are creating a world that no one will want to live in. Do you know what these students will do when they get control of the world? They'll say, "We we recorded all the time by government schools and so government not only can but should record the audio and video of everyone to protect us all." And when the technology is developed to detect what individuals are thinking, the government will mandate thought monitoring, too, because all words and actions begin with thoughts. Can we really afford not to know what people are thinking?Over-reacting with a strawman? Or a reasonable argument?
Friday, October 8, 2010
It's always interesting to hear debates. I came across this gem the other day (augmented from the transcript):
Posted by Curmudgeon at Friday, October 08, 2010