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Can Science Make Us More Secure?

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Can Science Make Us More Secure?

CEI President Fred Smith Quoted In Popular Science Magazine

Fred L. Smith, Jr. President, Competitive Enterprise Institute

The search for a safe society is dangerous as hell. One of the most frightening things is that in response to terrorist threats you create a repressive government, that we try to put the lid on everything, that you now look at technology and ask, Is there anything that might possibly go wrong? The solution is to think carefully before rushing out and adding more regulations and bureaucracies.