The blind leading the blind. Darkness falls
as foul brainless elected officials take a break from taking bribes
to listen to vested interest advisors. These make money by making
them scared, lobbying for the hired guns of technocracy. Scared
people spend a few bucks. Scared governments spend millions.
"The New Economy is on the verge of
collapse!", they scream from already hoarse throats,"something
must be done!".
Kill the hackers!
Easier to blame a 16 years old kid with
a grimoire on his lap than some multibillionaire who leaves backdoor
windows wide open and leads 60,000 bugs in your house. "We
made the world a better place!". No wonder that while asking
where we want to go today he plays the eternal damnation song
from Carmina Burana. Rome is burning - play more music, Nero...
But even under question by the Inquisition he never sang. The
truth is out there - it's just that he owns copyright on all the
Back to the wired Elects. They know nothing,
and fear tech. Easy marks. The Vizirs say "Hire some guns!",
and they do. And who do they do hire but those who grew older
but were nothing more than 16 years old kids with grimoires on
their lap, just yesterday. Who will watch the watchmen?
License them to kill and let out the dogs.
How can you know what you never saw? You can't. Ontological my
arse - self-generation was disproved 200 years ago. The plague
they see is but a blister, and the cure far worse than any cause.
What do I think about it? Sit back, relax,
keep your nose clean as they set fire to the wooden cabana while
standing on the roof. Fun times ahead! -- Pat St-Arnaud, Mac Editor for Happy Hacker.
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