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Your Bodies Scanned At The Airport

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on October 23, 2008

Airport officials get X-ray vision

And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name…and his number is Six hundred & sixty-six. (Rev.13:15-18)

Just 20 years ago the full body scan was Hollywood’s view of the future. But what was science fiction has become science fact, and is coming to an airport near you.

 

Now, technology and security got to the stage where we, in effect, have to have our genitals shown, viewed by someone in another room, in the name of airport safety.

 

Once it’s introduced at airports there will then be calls for it to be introduced at sporting stadiums, there will then be calls for it to be introduced at public malls to deal with teenagers carrying knives, or even in our neighborhood.

 

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