Eisenhower Warned of Scientific Technological Elite in Farewell Address

by on Jan.24, 2012, under Police State

Upon hearing that the United States and allies have purchased over 20,000 drones, and thinking about the police departments (including New York City?) who now have drones, I couldn’t help but reflect on the following statement made by President Eisenhower in his farewell address:

Yet, in holding scientific research and discovery in respect, as we should, we must also be alert to the equal and opposite danger that public policy could itself become the captive of a scientific technological elite.

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