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William Taggart's computer is a computer that appears in Deus Ex: Human Revolution. It belongs to William Taggart, the founder and leader of the anti-augmentation organization Humanity Front. The computer is in Taggart's dressing room in the backstage area of Detroit Convention Center.
Login / Password Edit
The computer has a security rating of 1.
Lay low Edit
Forgive me, but I will not be able to attend your speech this evening. I'm having something of a "family emergency." Several of my brother's kids are getting out of control and -- well, I'm sure you can appreciate why I need to be available to them.
If you need to reach me, I have retired to the apartment I usually use, not far from the Chiron Building, on Grand River Road.
All of this is unfortunate, but I take consolation in the fact that these sacrifices will allow us to better do God's work.
Your book changed my life! Edit
I don't know if you read all your mails or if you have people doing this sort of thing for you. But regardless, I hope this message reaches you.
Your book, "No Better: The Myth of Human Augmentation," changed my life. I owe you so much it is hard for me to express.
I have never been a really attractive woman. I'm a bit on the chubby side and my traits are not those favored by the canons of the times. I always resented my appearance and the way I felt when people looked at me.
For years I obsessed about surgery and augmentations. I never had the money or the courage, but I always dreamed of having the perfect eyes, the perfect face, the perfect arms and so on and so forth. I was disgusted with myself; with this ugly shell I was stuck in.
But when I read your book and about all this augmentation nonsense not really being about the bettering of one's self but rather about indulging in one's self-rejection and self-disgust... it really struck a chord. All I wanted to do was poison my body, deform it and pollute it with foreign elements. Elements that are NOT human. Elements that are not ME.
I'm better now. I've joined a group for people with low self-esteem and I've gotten better. I am one of your most avid supporters and I think you are a living legend. Someone who will be remembered for hundreds of years to come.
Thank you so much,
RE: Go back to Utah Edit
Whatever... fucking religious nut.
>I am sorry that you feel this way, Mr. Streiss.
>Truly. I am. And although I suspect I am merely
>wasting my breath, I would still like to try and
>better expose to you my point of view.
>I do believe in God, as you so rightly point out,
>and the value and sanctity of the human body.
>And although this may be a direct result of my
>Mormon upbringing, it is not the reason I
>advocate an end to Human Enhancement
>technologies. The basis for my belief, for my
>thesis and indeed, he reason I founded the
>Humanity Front in the first place, is because
>of what I personally witnessed in the months
>following my wife's death, and then for years
>afterward, during my practice as a professional
>Might I suggest that you re-read my book and
>then, maybe, you'll revise your assertions. I
>would have suggested you simply read the
>book in the first place, as I doubt you actually
>have, but that would have been rather
>insulting, wouldn't it?
>Regardless, I admire your dedication in pursuing
>what you believe in, and pushing this discussion
>forward with those who see things differently.
>William R. Taggart
>>This is the east coast, Taggart. We're liberals here
>>and we actually ENJOY freedom. Go back to Utah
>>with your 12 wives and non-evolutionist theories!
>>Fucking zealot! Your book is shit!
[Saved conversation] Edit
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WT: Again... I'm telling you we should wait until the vote.
hk.pi.02052: I understand the value of prudence, to a point.
WT: This is a mistake.
hk.pi.02052: We have to act now. We have to secure this as soon as possible.
WT: Why? What happens if we get caught?
hk.pi.02052: We won't.
WT: There's confident, and there's presumptuous.
hk.pi.02052: I'm telling you, it's out of your hands.
WT: And I'm telling you, the population will listen. They're ready. This is a mistake!
URGENT RESPONSE NEEDED Edit
Attention: The President/CEO
Confidential Business Proposal
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(c) your letter-headed paper stamped and signed
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