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Der Weltanschauung Magazine (The WorldView) Origin: HOUSTON, TEXAS USA %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% % % % Editor: The Desert Fox T H E % % Co-Editor: Cyndre The Grey % % % % W O R L D V I E W M A G A Z I N E % % % %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% February 1, 1992 Volume 2, Issue 1 Distributed In O'er 90 Countries (*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*)(*) Material Written By Computer And Telecommunications Hobbyists World Wide Promoting the publication of Features, Editorials, and Anything Else.... To submit material, or to subscribe to the magazine contact one of the following net addresses... "Let us arise, let us arise against the oppressors of humanity; all kings, emperors, presidents of republics, priests of all religions are the true enemies of the people; let us destroy along with them all juridical, political, civil and religious institutions." -Manifesto of anarchists in the Romagna, 1878 @-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@ The World View Staff: InterNet Address: The Desert Fox [Editor] dfox@taronga.com Cyndre The Grey [CoEditor] cyndre@taronga.com Rev. Scott Free scotfree@taronga.com Bryan O' Blivion blivion@taronga.com Modok Tarleton rperkins@sugar.neosoft.com The Sorcerer (REV) sorcerer@taronga.com Brain On A Stick brain@taronga.com WORLD VIEW NEWSGROUP: wv@taronga.com @-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@ If you are getting this publication for the first time, please send mail to dfox@taronga.com. Please state whether or not you wish to continue getting this publication. Also, send the net-address of any co-workers, friends, or associates who may wish to be put on our mailing list. Thanks! @-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@ TABLE OF CONTENTS 1) Electronic Publications: The Emergence Of A New Age.....The Desert Fox 2) Harvard Law Review: Teen Curfews Part 1 Of 3............Harvard Law Rev. 3) Society As A Fluctuating Process Of Want And Need.......MFactor 4) EFF Pioneer Awards Nomination Form......................EFF 5) ISSA Conference.........................................ISSA/Sorcerer 6) Mail Order Extremism....................................Modok Tarleton 7) World View Mag. Vol. 1 Index............................Brain On A Stick @-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@ Electronic Publications: The Emergence Of A New Age By: The Desert Fox In a world of media, propaganda, television, and the sovereign exchange of information, yet another aspect of this boundless resource has been born. The formula is not new. However, it has taken precedence as one of the mainlines of information. We are talking about the up-and-coming of the electronic publication. The numerous types of electronic publications distributed throughout cyberspace range in topics from intelligence on software and hardware, to free speech and the legal issues which have a consequence on the ever-growing telecommunications world. Electronically produced publications have grown in leaps and bounds in the last year. The number of individuals on the net requesting this information has also increased. And as long as people are interested in this concept, and need the knowledge that is provided, the electronic publication concept will survive. Such publications as 'Phrack', 'NIA', 'The World View', 'FBI', 'CDC', 'Informatic', and scores of others have published news on major happenings in the telecom community, as well as worthy information on many different types of computer systems, operating systems, and security issues. The EFFector, a publication distributed by The Electronic Frontier Foundation, focuses on legal issues in cyberspace. As the telecommunications community becomes more evolved and complex, the law will come into play. And The EFFector will be more and more important as time goes on. In many cases, some types of issues covered by electronic publications would not have been addressed by other mediums, such as television, and newspaper. Therefore, this concept becomes vital due to the lack of attention given to consequential stories...in effect, we take it upon ourselves as editors of publications to educate the masses...because the dominant mediums have neglected to do so. One cannot put a price on the informational value of these magazines. We, as editors, take an alternative view of the world, and write about it. Computers, modems, and telecommunications issues have not yet been accepted by the populace as 'newsworthy'. However, everyone in cyberspace knows that we are the frontiersmen of a era that will live in infamy. We are the groundbreakers for a new technology. And we report on it with the utmost urgency and priority. Those who choose to discount the concept of the electronic publication, and the urgency of the information produced in these times of electronic suppression, will submit to the vat of electronic benightedness. At some point in time, the issues covered in today's e-mags will concern everyone. And those who are an operative part in today's generation will be able to proudly look back and affirm, 'I was a frontiersman, ...a groundbreaker'. In summation, I hope that you will advocate the electronic publications of your choice. All of them may not accommodate your taste, but there is something out there for everyone. Below are some addresses you might consider contacting in order to get on the mailing list. Thank You. The Desert Fox [Editor] The World View Magazine The World View: dfox@taronga.com Network Information Access: nia@nuchat.sccsi.com Phrack: phracksub@stormking.com On a side note, I would like to thank Texas Internet Consulting in Austin, Texas for the efforts put forth in the distribution of Issue 10 of The World View. Our account at The University Of Houston was temporarily deactivated, and TIC came through. @-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@ --==[PART 1 Of 3]==-- The following submission is PART 1 of a 3 part series on teen curfews. This law has been enacted in Houston, as well as other cities around the country. It is only fair that we give equal time and space to those under the age of 21...as they are not considered 'active agents' in our infamous society. The law that this submission refers to and the opinions that may be expressed herein, are not necessarily those of the World View Staff. This curfew does not in any way apply to the editorship of this publication, however, as editor(s), we are against this police action. Thank You! The Desert Fox / Cyndre The Grey Harvard Law Review MARCH, 1984 97 Harv. L. Rev. 1163 ASSESSING THE SCOPE OF MINORS' FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS: JUVENILE CURFEWS AND THE CONSTITUTION Although there is no longer any doubt that children are "persons under our Constitution" whose "fundamental rights the State must respect" (1), it is also clear that the rights of children are not coextensive with those of adults. The unique developmental and emotional characteristics of childhood give rise to special state interests that in some cases may justify restricting children's rights more severely than the rights of adults. The tension between state interests and the rights of the "child as person" reflects conflicting and unclear visions of the role that the government should play in the lives of its minor citizens, and manifests itself in the uneven development of the law of juvenile rights. With regard to juvenile curfews -- laws that ban only minors from streets and public areas during certain nighttime hours (2) -- courts have often struck the balance between children's rights and state interests in favor of the state. The result has been the substantial curtailment of the liberties of children. The rights infringed by curfews -- freedoms of movement, association, expression, and other liberties that contribute to social and intellectual growth -- are rights that minors as well as adults possess. Courts have nevertheless upheld juvenile curfew ordinances (3) on the basis of the often cited but seldom clarified principle that the rights of children are subject to greater restrictions than are the rights of adults (4). But the courts' failure to examine critically the scope and legitimacy of this principle in specific instances has stripped the principle of its justificatory power and transformed it into a mere restatement of conclusions reached without reflection. The courts' failure to articulate specific rationales for affording less protection to the rights of minor citizens than to those of adults is indefensible. The state may have special interests in protecting and guiding children, but if the fundamental rights of minors are to have any content, the state's power to override those rights by asserting special interests cannot be plenary. Rather, the state's special interests should extend only to a relatively narrow band of concerns that relate to the unique developmental and emotional vulnerabilities of children. Only if courts require a strict correlation between the child's special needs and the actions of the state can the state's unique interests be served with minimal infringement of minors' fundamental rights (5). I. CURFEW ORDINANCES The differential application of curfew ordinances to minors and adults in this country strikingly exemplifies the law's special treatment of children. Whereas curfews affecting adults have generally been struck down as unconstitutional (6) except when temporarily imposed during a state ofemergency (7), some permanent curfews applying only to minors have been upheld as valid exercises of the police power (8). Moreover, although they are usually enforced only sporadically if at all, juvenile curfew ordinances -- in contrast with curfews aimed at adults -- are widespread (9). The Supreme Court has never addressed the constitutionality of nonemergency juvenile curfews, and the federal and state courts that have confronted the issue have failed to reach a consensus (10). Courts have frequently sidestepped equal protection objections to juvenile curfews by striking down challenged ordinances on grounds of vagueness or overbreadth (11). In addition, some courts have invoked notions of substantive due process or equal protection to invalidate curfews as impermissible limitations on the fundamental rights of minor citizens (12). Other courts, however, have given far less weight to the rights of minors and have upheld juvenile curfew ordinances (13). Relying on the established doctrine that the "state's authority over children's activities is broader than over like activities of adults" (14), such courts have found that general prohibitions of minors' presence in public areas between certain hours are reasonable in light of cities' interests in protecting children, reducing juvenile crime, and promoting parents' knowledge of their children's whereabouts. This reasoning was adopted in Bykofsky v. Borough of Middletown (15), the first federal case involving a constitutional challenge to a juvenile curfew, in which the Third Circuit affirmed without opinion the district court's finding that a narrowly drawn curfew ordinance was valid. Although recognizing that such a curfew would have infringed the fundamental rights of adults (16), the trial court balanced the borough's interests in the safety of the children and the community against the liberty interests of the children and held that the affected rights of minors were not fundamental (17). Because the court believed that fundamental rights were not at stake, it applied only rational basis scrutiny and upheld the ordinance (18). Although the Bykofsky court noted that the Supreme Court had not articulated a framework for analyzing differences between the rights of children and adults (19), it offered no such framework of its own to justify its conclusion that the rights of minors merited nothing more than rational basis scrutiny. The court instead relied upon generalized assertions about children's immaturity and vulnerability -- assertions that cannot alone justify wholesale infringements of the rights of children. Although greater restrictions of children's rights may be warranted in some cases, the state should not be permitted to dilute the rights of a citizen simply because she is below the age of majority. The relevant inquiry with respect to any restriction on the rights of children is whether the restriction is truly justified by state interests pertaining uniquely to children. Such an inquiry entails not only an analysis of the overall scope of minors' rights and the state's special interests, but also an assessment of the weight courts should accord those rights and interests in each particular case. II. THE SCOPE OF CHILDREN'S RIGHTS A. The Rights of Children as Persons As courts have recently begun to recognize, children possess fundamental rights and enjoy constitutional interests shared by adults (20). Indeed, the Supreme Court has forcefully declared that "whatever may be their precise impact, neither the Fourteenth Amendment nor the Bill of Rights is for adults alone" (21). Despite this pronouncement, however, the Court has declined to consider the "impact of these constitutional provisions upon the totality of the relationship of the juvenile and the state" (22). The Court instead has continued to maintain that, although "[m]inors, as well as adults, are protected by the Constitution and possess constitutional rights" (23), the state nevertheless has greater power to restrict the rights of children (24). Thus, the Court has held that a state may legally create different obscenity standards for minors and adults (25) and that a minor's right to privacy is not necessarily violated by a statute requiring a doctor to notify a minor's parents before performing an abortion on her (26). Yet although it is clear that children's rights are not coextensive with the rights of adults, confusion persists as the Court continues to determine the scope of children's rights on a case-by-case basis without constructing a practical, comprehensive framework for analysis (27). Restrictions on the fundamental rights of children are typically justified by reference to the unique characteristics of childhood. The primary characteristic cited in support of such restrictions is developmental immaturity, or the child's lack of intellectual and moral capacity to exercise her rights so that she harms neither herself nor others (28). Although children's rights advocates and legal scholars alike have repeatedly challenged this underlying assumption of incompetence (29), the assumption continues to pervade the law and profoundly affects the social and legal world in which children live (30). Unique concerns about the developing minor not only serve to rationalize state intrusions, but also motivate them and often result in substantial restrictions of liberty -- restrictions usually cloaked in beneficent terms. Such restrictions are justifiable in certain cases: there can be little doubt that children are, in some respects, different from adults. Because their capacities of reason and emotion are not yet fully formed, children are more likely, in certain situations, to make decisions or take actions that may cause serious damage to the children themselves or to others or may even alter the course of their entire lives. But the danger in recognizing differences between adults and children is that this recognition can easily become the end of analysis. Children as a class are necessarily different from adults, but the differences need not always be constitutionally significant, and the mere fact of childhood should not be a sufficient justification for differential treatment in a given case (31). Although the state, when restricting the rights of minors, may claim to be acting in the minors' best interests, this claim of paternal concern should not deter the courts from critically examining the state's actions (32). @-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@ SOCIETY AS A FLUCTUATING PROCESS OF WANT AND NEED By MFactor It has been said that our society as a whole has no goal, and that we're quickly going down The Tubes because of this very fact. Individuals are becoming more and more dissatisfied with what they are getting out of life, and are complaining to the wind about their "terrible hardship", which in fact is little more than a mild inconvenience in comparison to the strife occurring worldwide. They suffer, because they are in a service network (READ: Society) that is not allocating satisfaction to them in return for their labor. A society, by definition, is a dynamic system of personal interactions. When those personal interactions are meeting the needs of a majority of individuals, then a society is said to be "successful". The Soviet society has proven unsuccessful because it suddenly admitted to itself that it had too many bombs and not enough bread on the shelves. It also lacked the freedom of spiritual expression, which *IS* a human necessity. The Democratic Capitalist society has proven successful so far, but for two main reasons: a) There's a whole world out there to take advantage of b) There's plenty of people willing to bring in new riches. I'm not slamming our current social structure, but I have to say THIS: We have a lot of sharks in our bathwater. we cross-feed on ourselves and we regurgitate more than we originally bit off. That's Capitalism -it's like Alchemy, where you create more that what you originally had. But just as alchemy can be explained away with chemistry, Capitalism as a Magickal society where everything is alright forever is debunked by the fact that we've been TAKING from the world outside our borders and adding to our internal wealth. This is why we as a nation have been getting richer and richer for the past several decades. But the planet is a closed system, and we eventually WILL NOT be able to allocate others' wealth into our borders. When that happens, this country will be in as big a heap of trouble as the Soviet society has been in these past few seasons. In actuality, THERE IS NO PERPETUALLY OPERABLE SOCIETY. Needs are always in flux and when the needs of a reasonable number of people are no longer met, society changes. This is the way of revolution, the way of secession, and the way of a true democratic election (in its pure form). Tides turn, things change. Social purpose is inconsequential. But I know a LOT of people who are saying that society's not meeting their needs, and the fourscore and seven homeless folk I see every day suggest to me that a change is in order. - The Mfactor @-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@ THE ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION'S FIRST ANNUAL PIONEER AWARDS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS (Attention: Please feel free to repost to all systems worldwide.) In every field of human endeavor, there are those dedicated to expanding knowledge, freedom, efficiency and utility. Along the electronic frontier, this is especially true. To recognize this, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has established the Pioneer Awards. The first annual Pioneer Awards will be given at the Second Annual Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference in Washington, D.C. in March of 1992. All valid nominations will be reviewed by a panel of outside judges chosen for their knowledge of computer-based communications and the technical, legal, and social issues involved in networking. There are no specific categories for the Pioneer Awards, but the following guidelines apply: 1) The nominees must have made a substantial contribution to the health, growth, accessibility, or freedom of computer-based communications. 2) The contribution may be technical, social, economic or cultural. 3) Nominations may be of individuals, systems, or organizations in the private or public sectors. 4) Nominations are open to all, and you may nominate more than one recipient. You may nominate yourself or your organization. 5) All nominations, to be valid, must contain your reasons, however brief, on why you are nominating the individual or organization, along with a means of contacting the nominee, and your own contact number. No anonymous nominations will be allowed. 5) Every person or organization, with the single exception of EFF staff members, are eligible for Pioneer Awards. You may nominate as many as you wish, but please use one form per nomination. You may return the forms to us via email at: pioneer@eff.org. You may mail them to us at: Pioneer Awards, EFF, 155 Second Street Cambridge MA 02141. You may FAX them to us at: (617) 864-0866. We're looking for the Pioneers of the Electronic Frontier that have made and are making a difference. Thanks for helping us find them, -------EFF Pioneer Awards Nomination Form------ Please return to the Electronic Frontier Foundation via email to: pioneer@eff.org or via surface mail to EFF 155 Second Street, Cambridge,MA 02141 USA; or via FAX to USA (617)864-0866. Nominee:_____________________________________________________________ Title:______________________________________________________________ Company/Organization:________________________________________________ Contact number or email address:_____________________________________ Reason for nomination:__________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Your name and contact number:______________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Extra documentation attached: _______ @-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@ Announcing the 9th Annual Working Conference for Information Security Professionals March 22 - 27, 1992 Houston, Texas In the latter part of March the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) will be holding their conference in Houston Texas at the Adam's Mark Hotel. This year's conference theme is "Information Security Solutions in the 1990's" and will be bringing together specialists in the field of information security from government, industry, banking, commerce and others. Who should attend? Anyone responsible for the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their organization's information, as well as educators, EDP auditors, contingency planners, consultants, law enforcement officers, developers of information security products and anyone else who has an interest in and desire to gain an advantage in the information systems security field. What does ISSA'92 have to offer ME? o Strong, comprehensive & practical conference program. o World-renowned speakers discussing the latest advances in information systems security. o In-depth presentations at all levels of expertise. (Presentations have been designed for four different target audiences: Beginner, Technical, Management, and Government) o Unparalleled value in information systems security training. o Vendor exposition demonstrating state-of-the-art products and services. (There will be more than 50 vendors attending ISSA'92 and demonstrating the latest advances in information security products and services.) Okay, what about the Conferences? The conference sessions will be divided into six different tracks and a series of workshops. These sessions will cover a range of issues, procedures and techniques. According to the preliminary program, they will be organized in the following manner. Track A - Current Events & Special Interests "Are current trends only techno-hype and buzzwords, or will they have a profound and long-reaching affect on information security? Is it tomorrow's trend or yesterday's trivia? This track lets you judge as it examines late-breaking events in today's technology and their impact on the future." Track B - Information Security Management "What does management want and how can you best manage their expectations? Speakers will answer these and other questions concentrating on the implementation and management of an effective Information Security Program." Track C - Network Security Issues "An oxymoron? This series of sessions will cover a wide range of network concerns including definitions of networks and their components, 'hidden' networks, and securing today's complex network architectures." Track D - Systems Access "This track provides the very foundation of information security. This series of sessions is essential for the novice and useful for the experienced practitioner." Track E - Business Resumption Planning "This track offers a curriculum built on a logical progression covering the many facets of the information recovery arena." Track F - Government & Aerospace "This specialized track is designed for policies, restraints and conditions unique to the government security practitioners." The following is a list of a few of the more than 50 vendors who will be displaying their latest products and services. Anchor Pad International Arcus Data Security Baseline Software Braintree Technology Clyde Digital Systems C & K Software Comdisco Disaster Recovery Services Computer Associates International, Inc. Computer Security Consultants Computer Security Institute Countermeasures, Inc. Crisis Publications, Inc. Cylink Corporation Deloitte & Touche DEMAX Software Digital Pathways, Inc. Eberhard Klemens Company, Enigma Logic Fischer International Systems Goal Systems Jones Futurex, Inc. LJK Software LeeMah Data Security Corporation Microframe, Inc. Millidyne, Inc. MIS Training Institute PYRAMID Development Corporation Racal-Guardata R.G. Software Systems, Inc. Security Dynamics, Inc. TRW EPI Registration Information Registration Fees: 3Day 4Day 5Day 6Day Paid Before Feb 15th $600 $800 $1000 $1200 Paid After Feb 15th $700 $900 $1100 $1300 Paid After Mar 23rd $800 $1000 $1200 $1400 (Non-ISSA Members add $100) (Fees include all beverages, foods, and conference proceedings.) The Conference will last for three days (March 23-25,1992), and then be followed by three days of optional workshops. Discounted Lodging: Houston Adam's Mark Hotel 2900 Briarpark Drive, Houston TX 77042 $95 Single - $105 Double Discounted Airfare: American Airlines has agreed to provide ISSA'92 conferees a special 40% discount on all round trip coach fares. Valid March 17-29. For questions, call ISSA Headquarters - (714) 250-ISSA Sorc'(Rev) -Detailed information provided by ISSA @-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@ Mail-Order Extremism By Modok Tarleton Give me a stamp and I'll give you the world. For your "information", here is a list of people and organizations which will send you free and interesting materials in the mail. This is obviously not a new idea (High Weirdness) but one can be surprised at how few people enjoy this wonderful pastime. This list will put you in contact with satanists, neo-Nazis, mass murderers, racists, Christian bigots and various other interesting people. Its entertaining, fun and often times its downright frightening. 95 percent of these addresses are current and by writing them, you will get on mailing lists of other wackos. If you enjoy this hobby, send me the name and address of your favorite organizations for later additions. AMOK PO BOX 90087 Los Angeles, CA 90087 These are the people notorious for their sale of extremist literature. The fourth Amok dispatch is a gigantic catalog of extreme books. Get both the "Turner Diaries" and "The Autobiography of Malcolm X" from the same place. Be warned that several people have complained of poor service when ordering through this catalog. Its still worth having if just for a reference guide. $8.95 Aryan Nations Box 362 Hayden Lake, ID 83835 The Aryan Nations was organized by the Rev. Richard Butler, one of the main progenitors of the Christian Identity religion. Formerly known as Anglo-Isrealism, this "religion" says that the chosen people of the Bible are white Anglo-Saxons and that the Jewish "race" are descended from Satan. The Aryan Nations camp is 20 acres of forest and land complete with bookstore, printing press, church and all other elements necessary for the coming white revolution. Cross-burnings and target practice with Yitzhak Shimar cut-outs are just a few of the activities available to whites vacationing on Reverend Butler's land. Jews and those with passing complexions are especially encouraged to drop in. Blast Books PO BOX 51 Cooper Station New York, NY 10276 In addition to publishing its own titles, Blast publishes books for Amok Press. Blast titles include "Guillotine: Its Legend and Lore" by Daniel Gerould and "Venus in Furs and Selected Letters" by Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch. Amok Press titles include "The Manson File" edited by Nikolas Schreck and "Apocalypse Culture" edited by Adam Parfrey (which is now available in an expanded edition from Feral House, PO BOX 861893, Los Angeles, CA 90086-1893). Chick Publications PO BOX 662 Chino,CA 91710 The original. Christian hatred in comic book form. Mean, vicious, unrelenting. A perfect form of expression. They also publish books about the evils of Catholicism, rock music, and Wiccans. A catalog is free for the asking (free pamphlet too). Christian Anti-Communist Crusade 227 E. Sixth., Box 890 Long Beach, CA 90801-0941 Rabid, anti-communist hysteria meets Christian bafflegab. Heavily financed, highly-professional. They publish books, videos and a newsletter. They will send you tons of free materials. Christians Awake PO BOX 3513 West End Station Birmingham, Al 35211 Christians Awake is a 21 year old newsletter ministry out of Birmingham, Alabama. According to Bob Livingston, "head" of the organization, National Socialism and Judaism are one in the same thing. Freemasons, homosexuals, the Feds and the water companies are all out to destroy, poison and mongrelize the white race. Free newsletter on request. Church of Satan PO BOX 210082 San Francisco, CA 94121 Satan is a social darwinist. The original Satanic church headed by Anton Szandor LeVay. Learn the truth about LeVay and his organization. Send a SASE if you want a reply. Read the Satanic Bible for wisdom and hard-core misanthropy. Cosmic Corps of Engineers 1500 N. Texas Blvd. Weslaco, TX 78596 Decipher the strange symbols on their picture of the 4DO (UFO in Earth terms) and win special prizes; see Armageddon in progress and travel the world at 50,000 MPH. Armageddon started on Sept 3, 1966 and the 6th Seal of Armageddon will open when someone deciphers the symbols off the 4DO into English (I want the trip instead). Starting at 6:00 A.M. that day you will be able to "Watch The Manasseh Complex (North American Continent) Shrink and Shred in 1 hour!" Free fliers and information. Hurry before someone figures out the code. Rick Staton c/o Grindhouse Graphics 10018 Mollyea Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70815-4622 Grindhouse Graphics now handles the sale of paintings for John Wayne Gacy, mass murderer and artiste. Gacy does pictures of clowns, birds and if you want, he will even do pictures of you and your family. One particular painting has the Seven Dwarves holding bloodied knives. Institute for Historical Review PO BOX 1306 Torrance, CA 90505 Did the Holocaust happen or was it just a hoax? Have we been fooled by a gigantic conspiracy into thinking that Hitler ordered the extermination of millions of people? Anyone with any sense would laugh at such absurd claims but some people insist. In IHR's pamphlet "66 questions and answers on the Holocaust", they give definite evidence of their claims: "IS THEIR ANY EVIDENCE THAT HITLER KNEW OF A MASS EXTERMINATION OF JEWS? No." Is that proof or what? Check out the alt.conspiracy feed on Internet for the latest in Revisionist silliness. John Birch Society 395 Concord Ave. Belmont, MA 02178 The John Birch Society is one of the most well-known rightist organizations in the world. They are known for their fantatical anti-Communist stance and its heavy conspiracy weaving. The group was founded in 1958 by Robert Welch and named after a WWII army officer. Their conspiracy theories are well- outlined in "None Dare Call It Conspiracy", a book by Trilateralism "expert" Gary Allen. This is shit you get warned about in college government courses. The Birch Society also publishes the American Opinion magazine. If you look in your local phone book, you might be able to find the phone number of an American Opinion bookstore in your town. Since many of these are located in people's homes, you probably won't be able to just drop in. Liberty Lobby 300 Independence Ave. SE Washington, DC 20003 Liberty Lobby was founded in 1957 by Willis Carto. He also founded the Institute for Historical Review (see above) and the contemporary Populist Party. The Liberty Lobby has a newspaper called The Spotlight which supposedly has around 100,000 subscribers. Don't worry though, according The Spotlight's own statistics, most of these are elderly people. They say that there main views are that of "populism" and "nationalism". This is true since they are vocal about their support of both Pat Buchanan AND David Duke. A whole lot of Israel-baiting and some rather suspicious classifieds in the back. They even publish a book by CNN news correspondent Wolf Blitzer. I wonder... Lighthouse Publications 2402 E. Denmar Avenue Lufkin, TX 75901 Lighthouse Publications releases cassettes on many bizarre and paranoid topics. This description of the "The Coming World Government" cassette album says it all: "This Six Tape Audio Cassette Album covers all aspects of the future New World Order: The coming Crash, The New States of America being formed, Subdermal Implants, Crime Deterrent Transponder system (implanted in Americans), T.V.'s Fibre Optics to watch you in your home, Subliminal Messages in Advertising to promote 666, etc.- it's all here, plus much, much more!" National Federation for Decency/American Family Association PO Drawer 2440 Tupelo, MS 38803 Christian zealot Donald Wildmon runs both of these organizations. These organizations are probably the most frightening examples of how much pressure Christians can exert on business and government. The AFA Journal is one long list of boycotts and protests all organized by Christians in the United States. Their latest targets include Kmart (who also own Waldenbooks) and Stop And Go. The Journal also provides lists of television episodes which the AFA finds offensive complete with name and addresses of their commercial sponsors. True power. Write to receive all of this free. Southwest Radio Church PO BOX 1144 Oklahoma City, OK 73101 An interesting organization that publishes cassettes, books, magazines and a syndicated radio program. Of particular interest is a magazine called "Bible in the News". This contains explicitly researched news articles mixed up with biblical prophecy. Very bizarre. Write and you will we get tons of free stuff. Tara Center BOX 6001 North Hollywood, CA 91603 New-age flakes that await the coming of Christ who, according to them, has been living a normal life in the Asian community of London since 1977. They don't use the term Christ, though. They call him "Maitreya". They explain it best when they say that "Maitreya (pronounced my-tray-uh) is the personal name of that Individuality Who is known to the world's major religions variously as the Christ, the Messiah, Krishna, the Imam Mahdi, Maitreya Buddha, and to esotericists as the World Teacher. His reappearance is expected in this time period, in one way or another, by millions of people throughout the world." They will send you newsletters and fliers forever. Truth Missionaries' of Positive Accord PO BOX 42772 Evergreen Park, IL 60642-0772 Biblically proves the Jesus Christ was NOT celibate. "Most of our literature is devoted to theology about the real Goddess. Biblically, She is the female of two original persons, Who are God. Much Later, She resurrected Jesus Christ with Her special Divine Energy ("Holy Spirit"). After doing this, She initiated Jesus for ascension to Godhood (Although born human, Jesus had the Divine hereditary Components. These were inactive, and Jesus was not God before being initiated)." @-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@-==-@ Der Weltanschauung Volume 1 Index By Brain On A Stick World View Distribution Manager Well, here it is. After a couple of days of rereading all ten of our past issues, I've finally put together this index. Due to space limitations I couldn't go into alot of gory detail about each article; besides, I wouldn't want to bring that much work on myself anyway! The main reason I compiled this index was to let all of you readers know what you missed in past issues so that you can use it as an aid in requesting back issues. For those of you who are interested in requesting back issues, contact me at BRAIN@TARONGA.COM. Let me know if there is a size limitation on the files you can receive. I've included the size of each issue for this purpose. For those of you who requested back issues in the past and never got them, sorry. My old account at the University of Houston died and I was unable to get back to you. I'll be sending you letters shortly to see if you're still interested. Issue 1 - size: 328 Kbytes -------------------------- Articles: 1)"The Shockwave Rider" - A mini biography on Robert T. Morris, the creator of the Internet Worm, part 1 of 3. Author unknown. 2)"Wordless" - An editorial concerning an imminent change in the way we see society. By Homer Mandrill. 3)"The State of National Security - How Much We (Don't) Know" - Government control of media and its use in cover ups. By The Desert Fox. 4)"The Complete Explanation of BEER*NET" By Toxic Shock. 5)"The Law of Torts" - Some handy information on laws governing the world of communications. By James J. Spinelli. 6)"HR 4070 - The Drug Crime Emergency Act" - Includes full text of the resolution and comments from several writers. 7)"Editor's Comment" By The Desert Fox. Issue 2 - size: 75 Kbytes ------------------------- Articles: 1)"Censored Books in the USA" - A list of books that have been challenged, burned or banned and the reasons why. Author unknown. 2)"The Shockwave Rider" - Part 2 of 3 in the Robert T. Morris biography. 3)"Information Age Conspiracy: Adventures in Creative Paranoia" - A look at the information age and those who would suppress it. By Rev. Scott Free 4)"Baud, What is It?" - A technical description and analysis of baud rates and what they mean. Author unknown. 5)"A Message from Your Local Pig Station" - A satirical look at law enforcement. Author Unknown. 6)"Reader's Comments" 7)"Editor's Comments" Issue 3 - size: 41 Kbytes ------------------------- Articles 1)"Life in Amerika" - Power plays and the control of the masses by the government. By Nuclear Gerbil. 2)"Split Personalities on Electronic BBS's" - An article by a Soviet reporter from TASS on the "dysfunctional" American modemer. By Rangatt Spliekin. 3)"The Shockwave Rider" - Part 3 of 3 of the Robert T. Morris biography. 4)"Effectively Imposing Political Will (A Modest Proposal)" - A primer on using psychological mind games to control the masses. By Rodney Perkins. 5)"No More Censorship" - an excerpt by Jello Biafra of Dead Kennedy's fame. 6)"More Adventures in Mental Masturbation" - More ravings from our beloved Rev. Scott Free on the erosion of our rights. 7)"Editor's Comments" Issue 4 - size: 59 Kbytes (Dedicated to the history of modeming) ------------------------- Articles 1)"Editor's Note" By The Desert Fox. 2)"Revenge of the Thought Police - The Assault of Our Constitutional Freedoms" - An informative and somewhat scary look at how the government handles cases concerning computer users. By Brian O'Blivion, The World View's very own cyber-lawyer. 3)"The Retirement of Sector 17" - A prelude to the following article. By The Sorcerer (Rev.) 4)"The Letter of Retirement of Sector 17" - A letter from a software pirate detailing the reasons why he dropped out of the pirate scene. By Sector 17. 5)"What Ever Happened to the 'Real' BBS's ?" - A historical look at the growth and decline of the original BBS subculture. Contributed by The Sorcerer (Rev.). 6)"A Houston BBS List from February, 1985" - By Judy Scheltema 7)"Word's of Caution: A First Person Perspective" - A jaded view of the BBS community as it stands. By Modok Tarleton. Issue 5 - size: 31 Kbytes -------------------------- Articles 1)"Steve Jackson - Taking the Secret Service to Court" - An article about the EFF and its involvement with the Steve Jackson case. By Mike Godwin. 2)"We the People of the Telecom Community" - An editorial concerning the need for grass roots support of computer users and their rights. By The Desert Fox. 3)"Random Thoughts from the Garbage Can" - A look at the phony moral contract of our leaders. By Modok Tarleton. 4)"America, Where Are You?" - Speaking out about the Steve Jackson case and government repression of citizens. By Rev. Scott Free. 5)"Final Comments on This Issue" - By The Desert Fox. 6)"Freedom Infringement Alert" - A comment on HR 4079, a resolution calling for the suspension of the Constitution so that drug users can be persecuted without regards to their civil rights. By Rev. Scott Free. Issue 6 - size: 41 Kbytes (Special issue: The Wrath of the SS) -------------------------- Articles 1)"The Wrath" - A report of the surveillance of the World View Staff by the Secret Service. By The Desert Fox. 2)"The Manifesto of Der Weltanschauung" - By Brian O'Blivion. 3)"The Electronic Frontier Foundation Membership" - The EFF and what its all about, includes a membership form. Contributed by thd EFo. o 4)"We the People" - A reprint from Issue 5. By The Desert Fox. 5)"Time to License Those Evil Programmers" - An article on the New Jersey bill that would require the licensing of all programmers. By Neuromancer. 6)"The Austin, Texas EFF Meeting" - Steve Jackson's meeting report. By John Quarterman and Steve Jackson. 7)"Editor's Comments" - By The Desert Fox. Issue 7 - size: 27 Kbytes -------------------------- Articles 1)"You're Invited! Cyber-Lunch '91" - An invitation to a lunch gathering sponsored by The World View that was held on 10/12/91. By The Desert Fox. 2)"They Are Out to Get You!" - A post logical view of the conspiracy. By Modok Tarleton. 3)"On the Subject of Government" - A warning about the New World Order. By Cyndre the Grey. 4)"Fight the Power!" - Another critical view and call to arms about the government's infringement on our way of life. By Brain on a Stick. 5)"Pocket Law Quick Reference Card" - A short, handy paragraph of what to say to the Feds when they come knockin' at your door. By Brian O'Blivion. 6)"The True Significance of the Zodiac Sign" - Comic relief! A horoscope to break up all this seriousness. By Elrond. 7)"KPFT BoB Dobbs Promo" - An ASCII pic of Rev. BoB and promos for two local slackful radio shows. 8)"On the Subject of Purists" - The anti-smoking campaign from the view of a smoker. By Cyndre the Grey. 9)"Electronic Frontier Foundation Application" - The EFF, what it's about, how to join. Contributed by the EFF. Issue 8 - size: 49 Kbytes -------------------------- Articles 1)"Cyber Lunch '91" - Another plug for Cyber Lunch. By The Desert Fox. 2)"Common Sense Security" - Do's and Don'ts concerning any movement you're involved with and possible investigation by the FBI. By Sheila O'Donnel. 3)"Profits Speaks" - A rant by the Rev. Bob Profits. Transcribed by The Sorcerer. 4)"The Pledge of Allegiance" - A cynical interpretation of the pledge. By Lord MacDuff [NIA]. 5)"Loneliness (A Cyber Short Story)" - Fictional piece on artificial intelligence. By Elrond. 6)"Visions of a Disturbing Future" - A critique of the films of David Cronenberg. By Modok Tarleton. 7)"On the Subject of...Invasion of Privacy" - Employers dictating the the lifestyles of employess outside of the workplace. By Cyndre the Grey. Issue 9 - size: 47 Kbytes -------------------------- Articles 1)"The Perils of Liberty" - The maintenance of freedom and the imposition of standards. By Gipson Arnold (Atheist Network Interim Director). 2)"CPSR Conference Videotapes" - How to obtain videotapes of the CPSR conference on Computers, Freedom and Privacy. By The Desert Fox. 3)"Castration of the Innocent" - Words from the telecommunications frontier zone. By The Adversary. 4)"On the Subject of Computer Vandalism" - Speaking out against viruses and the crashing of BBS's. By Cyndre the Grey. 5)"Ho Ho Con" - An invitation to the 2nd annual XMASCON held on the 27-29 of December 1991. Sponsored by NIA/PHRACK/dFx. 6)"Recent Updates" - Important information on local cyber events in the Houston/Austin area. By Brian O'Blivion. 7)"Computers and the 2nd Amendment" - A comparison between the right to bear arms with data encryption. By Jacque Shellacque. 8)"Editor's Notes" - By The Desert Fox. 9)"A Call to Arms" - A request for article submissions from the readers of this magazine. By Cyndre the Grey. Issue 10 - size: 47 Kbytes --------------------------- Articles 1)"Redefining the Modem User" - How the media took the words "hacker" and "cyberpunk", stripped them of their original meaning and used them to cast a dark outlook on modemers. By Polekat. 2)"On the Subject of Religion" - Speaking out against imposing one set of religious values over another. By Cyndre the Grey. 3)"Rambling Thoughts from the Long Absent" - Thoughts about the shape of our country and the liberal scapegoat. By Rev. Scott Free. 4)"Southwestern Bell Rates (Missouri)" - The plan by SW Bell in Missouri to start charging all BBS's (free and pay access) business rates. By Biker Dude. 5)"Ho Ho Con PSA" - A plug for XMASCON. Sponsored by NIA/PHRACK/dFx 6)"Power Users Guide to Power Users" - A funny look at today's power users. By Brad Templeton.

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