I would think that even at this point that the material used is just a minor delay in its developement. With advanced polymers its only a matter of time.
I am astounded by the intelect of this 24 year old, both in mechanics and in political reality. I know at 24 and fresh out of the military my mindset was no where near that.
"War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling, which thinks nothing is worth war, is worse. A man who has nothing which he cares more about than his own personal safety is a miserable creature, and has no chance of being free unless he is made free and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself" John Stuart Mill
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