(urth) The Politics Of Gene Wolfe

brunians at brunians.org brunians at brunians.org
Wed Mar 18 09:36:14 PDT 2009

They are not incredibly useful weapons.

They are very useful for off-planet construction projects.

I can make you a device, for a couple of thousand dollars, that should
yield as much as a tactical nuke (say, 1000 tons of TNT). Maybe ten
thousand dollars.

You use gasoline and liquid oxygen and a little bit of dynamite.

You don't even really need the LOX, but then the mechanism is more

Here is a brief discussion of this fascinating class of modern weapons:


> Adam Thornton wrote:
>> On Mar 18, 2009, at 3:19 AM, Tim Walters wrote:
>>> By the way: do you support private ownership of nuclear weapons?
>> Yes.
> See, that wasn't so hard.
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