Re: virus: Re: Virus: Sociological Change
Sun, 12 Jan 1997 22:35:19 -0600 (CST)

On Mon, 23 Dec 1996 wrote:

> wrote:
> > An anarchic-type government [in the sense I abstracted from Traynor, not
> > Drakir] with a lack of weapons-control conventions could be very
> > costly to invade.
> I disagree. IF there are groups of people across a geographical area, with
> no inter-organisation, then in the event of an attack by an outside,
> more organised force, they will not be able to defend themselves ("Together
> we stand, divided we fall" idea)

An anarchic-type government automatically defines an inter-organization.

The key feature I'm focusing on is the inability of an outside agency to
totally disrupt the government by striking at a key point. This does NOT
apply to any conventional government today!

I have two examples of "key points" in the U.S. infrastructure in mind.

/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
/ Kenneth Boyd