Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
--C.S. Lewis--

Friday, December 12, 2008

Reason 4,958 That Physics Is The Ultimate Science

Eat your hearts out biology geeks!

For those too impatient to read the attached article, this is a "Multiple Kill Vehicle". Basically, in the event of an ICBM attack, it hovers there, tracks incoming missiles, and fires off "Individual Kill Vehicles" to shoot the incoming missiles down. Science rules!