[rescue] Airport Security and Rescues...
bdeloria at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 13:51:52 CDT 2008
Well when the terrorists start wearing red colored star trek shirts this
problem will sort itself out.
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 1:48 PM, Sandwich Maker <adh at an.bradford.ma.us>
> " From: "Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net>
> "  Though we're well on our way to buying that particular problem,
> " since we can't seem to keep our collective nose out of the problems
> " (real or perceived) of the rest of the planet.
> i believe dick cheney has publically stated that he wants the us to
> have more influence in the middle east. i don't know if he's admitted
> that as the reason he started the war.
> " From: Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com>
> " Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> " >> There have been Muslims in the world for a very long time. How is it
> " >> that only recently we have this problem? We didn't have Muslims
> " >> through towns and setting them alight "for Allah" 100 years ago or
> " >> bombing stagecoaches or the like. Rather than enslave the world in
> " >> surveillance and fear, perhaps we should try to solve the root of
> " >> problem?
> " >
> " > Last time they gave the West problems, they were booted out of what is
> " > now southern Spain and several wars were fought, called Crusades.
> " >
> " > The root answer is forceful subjugation of Muslim countries and
> " > deportation / the most severe restrictions on immigration unless they
> " > swear off such violence, explicitly.
> " Don't get me started on the Crusades. The Crusades were a Christian
> " Jihad.
> without question, but they were provoked by a moslem - the sultan of
> egypt decided to close jerusalem and the holy land to infidels. the
> historical record [crusades aside] suggests the sultan may not have
> been completely balanced.
> " What your suggesting would evaporate any moral high-ground for
> " the Western countries. There would be no difference between the Western
> " countries and Iran. You can't attack from a moral high-ground by
> " standing in the gutter.
> " Terrorism is as valid a tool of political change as war is. Extremism
> " is the problem on both sides of this issue. One can't fight extremism
> " by becoming extremist.
> indeed. remember kant's [i think] quote, be careful when you fight
> monsters that you don't become a monster yourself.
> the mafia are an example of this. they started as a guerilla
> organization trying to overthrow a very corrupt government in
> medieval sicily. they succeeded too well.
> Andrew Hay the genius nature
> internet rambler is to see what all have seen
> adh at an.bradford.ma.us and think what none thought
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