This is frightening!

I'm in The League because I write dystopian fiction. I write dystopian fiction because much of what's going on in the world today needs to be watched, lest it be used in ways that will make a dystopia out of our country. And, frankly, I wonder if (in many cases) we aren't already speeding down that track on greased wheels... but that's another post. 

This one is all about this:


What, you might ask, is THAT? Well... it's a "Silence Gun." It can render someone at whom it is aimed - SILENT! Incapable of speech. Mute. Dumb. AAARGH!!!!!

The possibility of misuse by any particular government and/or political party and/or potential (or current) dictator is FRIGHTENING!

Read about it here - and then let me know what you think. Does it scare the bejeesus out of you, too?

5 comments:

Natalie Aguirre said...

Yes, that's very scary. It would be an extreme way to silence someone. And that could only be the start of what it does. Almost sorry I know about it but thanks for sharing it.

Matthew MacNish said...

This is terrible. Those dang Japanese.

Petra @ Safari Poet said...

Just the idea of this scary, let alone the reality. It looks like something from a dystopian novel, which is where it should stay – in a fictional world.

Kelly Bryson said...

It basically simulates what happens when your cell phone in wonky and you hear your own voice a half second behind. It is really distracting, but I think if you turned that into a dystopian weapon, the folks at "How it Should Have Ended" would just give the characters earplugs. Should stop that interference, no problem:)

Julia Karr said...

Kelly - you sound like the voice of reason! Whew!