Re: Department of Homeland Security?
- From: Steve VanDevender <stevev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 18:00:42 -0700
"Mike Andrews" <mikea@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Garrett Wollman <wollman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> That is neither necessary nor sufficient, as NASA has demonstrated all
>> too frequently over the past 30 years.
> I gather you mean the "it hasn't failed yet, so it's safe" mindset.
> That is something that probably will be changed only by the summary
> execution by impalement of each and every NASA and contractor employee
> exhibiting that mindset. I'm not sure even _that_ will suffice, as the
> mindset includes the "it hasn't happened to me yet, so it can't happen
> to me" meme.
> Even so, it would provide frequent salutary examples, and particularly
> so if the stakes were placed next to the employee entry gates and were
> lighted at night. Perhaps "THIS CAN HAPPEN TO YOU" posters would be a
> beneficial augmentation.
Oooh. The impaled luser and the "THIS CAN HAPPEN TO YOU" poster would
also make wonderful decorative touches for a BOFH's office. I'd prefer
my luser to be mummified to keep down the smell. And the squirming and
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