All I can think about is how every few years someone will ask why a nuclear weapon isn't used to stop the latest CAT3+ hurricane.

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Not even a rocket scientist and the immediate thought "1,000 of those particular rocket boosters are pitifully too little energy for any meaningful effect on CEP" occured before finishing the paragraphs re: aim & fire to cancel earth's rotation.

But daddy had a PhD in physics and I'm fairly comfortable with math and energy handling systems...

I internalized the concept that "any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a really big gun" LONG ago.

I really should have worked for RAND, I could do so much better.

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