Doug Henwood wrote:
> [Not yet up at the ctheory site <http://www.ctheory.com>, but sent to
> email subscribers. Here's an extract; I'll forward the whole thing to
> anyone who wants it. Am I wrong in finding this silly?]
> *John Armitage*: Let's talk about your theoretical efforts to
> understand and interpret the Kosovo war in _Strategie de la
> deception_. Is the campaign in the air the only important element
> that other theorists should pay attention to?
> *Paul Virilio*: . . . . The first
> deterrence, nuclear deterrence, is presently being superseded by the
> second deterrence: a type of deterrence based on what I call 'the
> information bomb'
I stopped reading at this point -- so I guess my answer to your question is No, you aren't wrong in finding it pretty silly.