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Technology has always found its greatest consumer in a nation's war and defense efforts. Since the last attempts at a "Star Wars" defense system, has technology changed considerably enough to make the latest Missile Defense initiatives more successful? Can such an application of science be successful? Is a militarized space inevitable, necessary or impossible?

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manjumicha2001 - 10:54pm Apr 5, 2002 EST (#1135 of 1148)

Very impressive !

And fascinating, though I can't understand a single project Mr. Kline was referring to while saying nice things about you. I also attended Cornell for my undergrad. education but mostly majored in beer drinking and wondering about Cayuga lake....:-). So who were your investors on the project with Cline? and how old are you now?

lchic - 03:16am Apr 6, 2002 EST (#1136 of 1148)

Human Capital is of highest of value. There's a question above about the moral and ethical aspects related to being a government employee in an area which was/is 'run' in an unprincipled manner - a Ministry of Lies.

Maxwell is Smart - he has to be!
Even so what would Maxwell's advice be to a future generation looking at career employment in this a rogue-unregulated area - ask 99!

lchic - 03:58am Apr 6, 2002 EST (#1137 of 1148)

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lchic - 09:26am Apr 6, 2002 EST (#1139 of 1148)

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almarst-2001 - 09:32am Apr 6, 2002 EST (#1140 of 1148)


I am really happy to have an opportunity to converse with people like you.

The idea of having the safe and renweable energy resource such as one you proposed is fascinating.

The problems do not seem to be technical. And, in any event, much more likely to be solvable then those related to MD.

The problems seem to relate to the following:

1. How to ensure/achieve the global cooperation in using the energy and its infrastructure. Without an attempt to control it by any single entity or nation. The temptation will be enormos giving the total control over the World.

2. How to overcome the resistance of the current energy-related entities and enterprises, currently having the overhelming power and influence in all aspects of our life.

Do you see any additional problems/issues to be solved for this idea to succeed?

Any suggestion on how this idea can be advanced?

lchic - 09:58am Apr 6, 2002 EST (#1141 of 1148)


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