9_eU4oMpoNP wrote:> Terrorism is the application of terror to achieve a different,
> often political, purpose. Stuxnet is not terrorism. Assuming
> Stuxnet's purpose is to hobble Iran's nuclear program, Stuxnet is
> an application of force to achieve a direct purpose. Similarly,
> the assassination of scientists related to Iran's nuclear program
> isn't an attempt to scare the Iranian population. It is an attempt
> to set back Iran's nuclear aspirations by removing important
> components, the scientists.
> The misuse of the word "terrorism" in our culture dilutes the word
> to meaninglessness.
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