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Re: starship-design: Re: Bugs again
> From: KellySt@aol.com
> In a message dated 10/15/98 9:16:55 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >> From: Bjorn Nilsson <email@example.com>
> >> On Wed, 14 Oct 1998, L. Parker wrote:
> >> > Bjorn,
> >> >
> >> > > And the more you guys keep talking about the dangers of setling
> >> > > a "live" terran planet the more I wanna go there...
> >> >
> >> > I want to go also, I just don't want to die on the shores of some
> >> > alien sea while a bug I can't even see turns my insides into jelly...
> >> Well, _I_ would be willing to take that chance. Heck I'd even go if it was
> >> certain that I'd die within a day or two. And I'm sure lots of other
> >> people will,
> >No way, because Kelly will stop you, Bjorn.
> >He even once stated that it will be better to kill you
> >rather than to allow you making such abhorrent deed...
> Zenon, Zenon, Zenon. I never said that. Besides, I'm an American.
> I'ld just put your investors and promoters in prison and freeze
> your assets for criminal negligence and atempted murder
> or medical experimentation on humans. Then
> seaze your equipment and ship. So much more civilized.
See, Bjorn, Kelly seems to become a little milder
(of old age, perhaps? ;-)
You have a chance of not being killed instantly,
only being put in prison to die, instead of being put at
interstellar mission to die among the stars.
Just to show you how abhorrent it is to die among stars.
So much more civilized to die in the American prison.
And I have wondered at times why various people around the world
used to shout "Ami go home!".
Now I am beginning to understand... ;-(