Revolution state would be like trying to disinvent
Taubman, supra note 3, at 288 (quoting former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft saying "to me, the basic problem is that you cannot disinvent
nuclear weapons"); see also Perkovich & Acton, supra note 8, at 11 (arguing that many technologies cannot be un-invented, but have nevertheless been effectively prohibited); Mack, supra note 102, at 208; NWC, supra note 2, at 140-41 (arguing that even if the knowledge about how to construct a nuclear weapon cannot be eradicated, the necessary infrastructure can be controlled).
the Picts as a people might be scientific or even logical, but it is not liberating: it condemns them to a new and deeper kind of oblivion.
Filliou and Brecht urged artists to do something else: not to invent, but to disinvent
One cannot disinvent
nuclear weapons any more than one can disinvent
He said, ``When a new idea is added to the canon of television genres, it comes in and you can't disinvent
The Siberians' survival as a nation, despite Communist rule and immigration, demonstrates 'how hard it is to disinvent
So, on the macro scale, why do we seem to spend so much of our time trying to disinvent
, rather than integrate, the one thing that enables us to do this?
I began to admit that I had been drawn out of my house by a wish to disinvent
myself as patriarchal female, to give myself back to the nature that was in me, grow profusely, overstep my bounds, step out of the confined plot to which I had been assigned, and finally admit, in the most radical possible way, that I as a woman did not exist" (Reinventing Eve 15).
Some have argued that we can never disinvent
nuclear weapons and thus will have to live with them as long as civilization exists.
If you could disinvent
something, what would it be?