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[Powderworks] Re: Right & Wrong (was Article to Share)

thunder7@xs4all.nl thunder7@xs4all.nl
Thu, 13 Sep 2001 07:24:14 +0200

On Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 10:25:36PM -0400, Craig Jacobson wrote:
> One of my thoughts on yesterday's long train ride home was that I couldn't wait
> for some imbecile to urge the U.S. to show restraint.
Everyone who doesn't fully support us and our opionion = imbecile?

> Your implication that America is morally equivalent to these other countries is
> beyond belief or comment.  You must be one of those people who thinks China
> belongs on the UN Commission on Human Rights but that the U.S. doesn't (which,
> incredibly, is the case).
Well, they pay their dues - the US doesn't. What do you expect? It's not
the name USA that guarantees a top position everywhere, it should be the

I can't wait to see another nerve-gas factory^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Hoops, it
turned out to be a medicine factory after all bombed, or something like
that on a much bigger scale.

What do you think would me more successfull: a full-blown war against
say Afghanistan or a Marshal-plan for Afghanistan?

Reading a lot of these 'We will have Our Revenge' posts have made it
clear to me that the hormones that you grow your beef with do have
effects on humans too.

Good luck,
Sir, my intent is not to exasperate but to persuade. I had hoped
to address your reason rather than your emotions.
	Jack Vance - Lyonesse
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