"There is a difference between indomitability and arrogant 'bring 'em on' rhetoric. There's a difference between accepting the inherent risk that comes with a free and open society, and hyping the threats.I think this is an excellent article by Bruce Schneier. It takes courage to be free. Too many would rather just be safeTM.
We should treat terrorists like common criminals and give them all the benefits of true and open justice -- not merely because it demonstrates our indomitability, but because it makes us all safer."
Thursday, December 31, 2009
Is aviation security mostly for show? - CNN.com: