DARPA Cancels OpenBSD Funding
Posted Apr 27, 2003 13:22 UTC (Sun) by mly
In reply to: DARPA Cancels OpenBSD Funding
Parent article: DARPA Cancels OpenBSD Funding
I imagine that the contract was written before USA invaded Iraq.
In many ways, the U.S. has been a beacon of light in a
dark world, but this is nothing that is guaranteed to last.
Freedom has to be won, over again, all the time. And we
don't create a free society with guns, but with tolerance
It seems that the fear and anger in the US after September 11
have led to a severely reduced tolerance towards people who
express their thoughts and feelings, if they are not aligned
with those of the government. This is not what one would
expect from the worlds greatest democracy.
Also, remeber that Hitler was elected by a majority. I'm
not trying to compare any current US politician with Hitler.
Not at all. I just want us to remember that we need more than
the support of a majority to ensure freedom and a sound
society. Compassion and understanding for all people, also
those who are different, and a tolerance towards people of
Regardless of what you think about the U.S. war against Iraq,
I think you should be worried if the U.S. government will cut
funding, or otherwise try to sabotage for people who express
their thoughts and feelings.
A country where everbody agrees with the great leader
can never be a free, democratic country.
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