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Re: cypherpunks and guns



On Sun, Jan 11, 1998 at 03:34:58AM -0500, Matthew L Bennett wrote:
> >If we have to resort to physical violence, 
> >we've
> >already lost!
> 
> No, we wouldn't.  If we had to resort to physical violence against a
> government, than it needs it, you shouldn't need to do that if the
> Constitution is in effect.  Otherwise...
> 
> >Think about it: if we can defend ourselves with guns, why would we 
> >need
> >crypto?
> 
> Because holding up a PGP disk will not save your life if a
> robber/looter/IRS Agent breaks into your house.

Reread the question.

-- 
Kent Crispin, PAB Chair			"No reason to get excited",
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