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- 11:32pm Mar 29, 2002 EST (#969
"rape of Nanking?"
Do you think I am Japaneese? Did I justify them?
Your position consistently is "If they could do it, we can do it
as well. There is no reason for us to be better."
I can't understand how the crimes commited by US can be justified
by crimes commited by japaneze, Nazis or Communist regimes. Isn't
the US a proclaimed Democracy and a land of Freedom and
Constitution? Isn't it on a mission to improve the World? Would you
accept an improved World at a cost of your children's lives as a
colateral damage? If not, why do you accept it at a cost of someone
else's children? Is it so hard to understand?
- 11:36pm Mar 29, 2002 EST (#970
Robert - "Some can find your morality fatiguing"
And myself is the first one to feel so. I am just feel to tired
to repeat same thing over and over again.
I can't understand how one can overlook the crimes commited by
the Clinton Administration.
- 02:45am Mar 30, 2002 EST (#971
did Clinton run the Administration
or did the Administration run Clinton
- 03:02am Mar 30, 2002 EST (#972
Not too sure how you guys are positioning yourselves on the
boards above ... why the Atlantic gets a mention when connecting
routes run over the Poles ... or how anyone can be morally fatigued
over this, an Easter Weekend.
Time to release a few doves and look at peace ... a conference on
wanted to look to the following ...
The Just Peace seeks to achieve the following objectives
relating to peace making and peace building across the fields
of identity, locality, nation-statehood, and global relations:
To consider peace making and peace building across a
continuum from the personal realm through to family and
communities, to national and global relations.
To develop and promote practical ways of transforming
conflicts forms at various sites of social interaction.
To explore ways in which individuals, communities and
governmental bodies can enhance the prospects of peace within
pluralistic societies by giving due recognition to social and
cultural diversity while nurturing a sense of shared life
To facilitate the knowledge and experience about peace
making and peace building and to set up international networks
as a medium for this exchange in the future
- 03:12am Mar 30, 2002 EST (#973
Milwaukee Coalition for a Just Peace http://www.execpc.com/~pamilw/mcjp/
ME : http://www.sabeel.org/justice/
Peace-theory : http://www.hawaii.edu/powerkills/NOTE14.HTM
North Texas Coalition for a Just Peace is a group of North Texans
who have been meeting since September 11. Our objectives are to
promote peaceful solutions through justice, not war; to defend
against racist attacks; and to protect our civil liberties. http://www.northtexaspeace.org/
- 01:28pm Mar 30, 2002 EST (#974
- 02:31pm Mar 30, 2002 EST (#975
Land of the free and liberty isn't giving out the real news story
- 02:32pm Mar 30, 2002 EST (#976
... War Times, produced in San Francisco, will make its first
bi-weekly appearance on April 12. It will be published in English
and Spanish and will be distributed throughout the US.
Its editors say it is a response to a demand for more information
about what is happening in Afghanistan and the possibility of
The venture is supported by a number of academics, including Noam
Chomsky, labour organisations and anti-war groups.
- 02:33pm Mar 30, 2002 EST (#977
... "Bombing Afghanistan and creating the idea that the US
is the judge, the jury and the executioner is the wrong way to
- 02:42pm Mar 30, 2002 EST (#978
World opinion is rejecting the idea that the US can be judge,
jury, and executioner . Pretty definitely. Even Blair is having
political troubles because he's supporting the US -- elsewhere, the
US is losing support at a rate that historians may marvel at many
years hence, if we live that long.
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