That's not to say that consumer safety is unimportant. It would just be nice if these issues could be debated without the copious amounts of hyperbole and excited fatalism they normally engender. Until that exalted day arrives, here is a handy guide for the budding
10 REM Copyright 1973 Amalgamated Mechano-Machines, Inc.
20 READ THING1
30 PRINT "THIS REALLY PISSES ME OFF:"
40 PRINT THING1
50 PRINT "I AM GOING TO LOBBY FOR LAWS THAT MAKE"
60 PRINT "PEOPLE THINK THE WAY I DO."
70 LET EVERYONEFEELMYTERRIBLEWRATH
80 IF EVERYONEISMISERABLE THEN 100
90 GOTO 50
100 PRINT "MY WORK HERE IS DONE"