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  The Sadistic Science of 'Non-lethal' Weapons  

Within this context, a well-funded sadistic science searching literally for the "magic bullet", weaponizing anything that can "disable". This new fascism attacks the body utilizing bio-determinist ideology and advanced technical means, necessarily widening its potential targets with each new technological advance and/or political requirement ...No longer content to withstand the annoying pressures of democracy, the corporate game plan calls for a more direct approach, more repression and less concession.
This is the context for so-called non-lethal weapons.

["Non-Lethal Warfare" in Police State America, edited by Tom Burghardt, Toronto, Montreal: Arm the Spirit/Solicdarity, 2002, p. 120]

Robert Duvall in scene from George Lucas's THX
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