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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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- 08:47pm Nov 13, 2002 EST (#
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Culture (auto producer) http://www.automotivemanagement.com/MGMTDEV/CULTURE.HTM
C21 Auto Manager http://www.automotivemanagement.com/MGMTDEV/21MGMT.HTM
a willingness to continuously examine one’s own
assumptions, beliefs, and practiceshttp://ohioprincipals.org/standard_1.htm
Living in a world of change flexibily and willingnes to
address change, to create new plans, to not blame others
rather look and deal with data, information, facts, truths, to
develop ideas using widsom
- 08:49pm Nov 13, 2002 EST (#
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Can we do a better job of finding truth? YES. Click
"rshow55" for some things Lchic and I have done and worked for
on this thread.
International law, and standards of international decency,
are under discussion - and, with some good sense and decency -
weapons of mass destruction - in any hands - should be
on the way out. The US military, taken as a whole - would
like to get rid of them. For sound military reasons - and
human reasons as well.
The process of dealing with the Iraqi situation - handled
badly - would endanger the United States, and other nations in
The same process - handled well - could and should serve to
make the world a safer, more stable place - and serve to
protect all people of good will -- including Americans.
I'm hopeful. And I'm certain that the situation is
complicated enough that truth, and human decency, are our best
International law is in the process of being redefined
and renegotiated - and in some ways that seems to be going
If the Iraqis face up to some of their obligations, we
should, too. And it is likely that the world will insist
that we do.
- - - The tactics of "the poster" in his various guises
bear study - as we get clearer on how dehumanization works -
and how, for communication, we have to learn to avoid those
tactics of dehumanization.
. What, Me Worry About Insults? By
THOMAS VINCIGUERRA http://www.nytimes.com/2002/11/03/weekinreview/03WORD.html
MD 5470 rshow55
The stakes are too high - and things are too hopeful,
for leaders to be distracted by insults.
- 08:51pm Nov 13, 2002 EST (#
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Interesting how the US does the research, comes up with
many theories, and yet fails to apply them to MD.
If as implied above much of the MD area is filled with
redudancy ... then were American Theory applied MD would be
pruned back to functionality ... to a point sufficiency. With
zero tolerancey ... it would lead to the scrapping and removal
of most MD
So how to redeploy the budget and workforce into projects
that do MATTER for mankind?
- 09:06pm Nov 13, 2002 EST (#
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Showalter was looking at Vision Assumption Mission Goals here
along with SWOT(r) Strengths Weakness Opportunity Threats/risk
So how to turn a Threat into an Opportunity
will be all the buzz in Iraq this week!
Looking around one notes that the University of Hong Kong
has taken on the role of 'project' developer (along AEI
lines Showalter) .. their then working the new throughout the
whole of Chinese 'process'.
HK engineering UNI http://www.ouhk.edu.hk/~sctwww/emmd_pdt/emmd/emmdintroduction.htm
UK Further Education reconsiders itself
And a PARK in Canada links its internal environment with
the external one ... noting the need for a plan ....
without planning it might be sucked into a 'black hole' where
the threat and risk is the extinction of species. !
Countries at war with themselves and others are lost to the
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