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Devac  ·  979 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Restricted access to chemicals can be (somewhat) beneficial

    Pretty soon you're the mad bomber and it's far more than local police watching you; you're now a target for Interpol and there are surveillance vans outside your mom's house.

Knowing my luck, I'm already profiled as a loner prone to violent outbursts, even before I got more into chemistry.

But that unfortunately-only-half-joke aside, I get your points. It's just extremists (and their motivations) are usually the last things I'd think about. It's always good to have various points of view, responses like yours are half of the reason why I bothered writing this thing down.


kleinbl00  ·  979 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The job of intelligence services is not to say nice things about people. It's to grasp at straws so there's a haystack ready the next time they need to find a needle. I grew up in a nuclear weapons lab. My father had access to plutonium. I haven't asked to see my FBI file but I know beyond a reasonable doubt I have one.

So far, it hasn't interfered with my life one iota.