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Technology has always found its greatest consumer in a
nation's war and defense efforts. Since the last attempts at a
"Star Wars" defense system, has technology changed
considerably enough to make the latest Missile Defense
initiatives more successful? Can such an application of
science be successful? Is a militarized space inevitable,
necessary or impossible?
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- 08:01pm Nov 11, 2002 EST (#
5608 of 5651)
The militarism of present-day American society brings us
back in the time of World War II. - http://english.pravda.ru/main/2002/11/11/39351.html
- 08:05pm Nov 11, 2002 EST (#
5609 of 5651)
TRUTH - the need to get to
If 'truth' were established on many issues, then, people
would be reading 'off the same page' and have common
A fault of 'history' is that the write-up is patriotic bias
... cover-up ... a rah-rah-rave to be taught on to current and
Critical (economic) history often gets closer to truth.
Asking for TRUTH could be a starting point.
When LIES and COVER-UPS and Propaganda are offered instead
of truth then :
WHO gained? That
key critical aspects of USA 'foreign' policy have been so
skewed over the past half century demands answers.
WHO is still gaining?
WHO is hiding?
What are they hiding?
Why are they hiding?
Why can't good questions be asked that lead to a basis of
truth .... from which good policies can be forged.
Mandella wasn't for 'blood' just truth ... and on this a
new society was grown .. okay so there are some undealt with
matters ... but there was little blood.
Why in all international situations can't there be a line
drawn with an understanding of truth below it .... and from
there new policy forged that sets out to give the people
within nations and people international a safer, securer,
functioning world that offers wealth potentials and greater
safer peaceful prospects.
'... wanna be happy ... ' - lyric
- 08:08pm Nov 11, 2002 EST (#
5610 of 5651)
Can we do a better job of finding truth? YES. Click
"rshow55" for some things Lchic and I have done and worked for
on this thread.
"The resolution on Iraq that was passed by
the UN Security Council has tied Washington’s hands. The
diplomatic victory has turned out to be a defeat. Now, the
States will have to obey the rules of the UN and hope that
Saddam Hussein will stumble and fall on his own.
"Specialists have differing views regarding
the resolution on Iraq passed by the United Nations Security
Council. Some believe that it was a victory American
diplomacy, while others think that it was the UN’s victory.
However, there is once common opinion about the Iraqi issue.
Everyone believes that there will be a war, only it will
be slightly delayed now.
It is important to show "everyone" wrong.
That is an entirely possible objective - and it will be a
tragedy if it is not attempted carefully - with sufficient
resources - so that it is successfully met.
The costs of not attempting this will be very high.
- 08:10pm Nov 11, 2002 EST (#
5611 of 5651)
It is my firm believe the US is determined to "reconstruct"
the World as it likes. No matter the cost to other's nations
life or property. By means of money and military power. It's
determined to gain the control of World's oil reserves to be
in a position to dictate its will. That's all. Saddam is just
an exquse. He may be the first, but surely not the last. This
war is just the beginning. And I am fearful even to think how
far it all may come. The business of the World domination may
not be such an easy a piece of cake.
- 08:17pm Nov 11, 2002 EST (#
5612 of 5651)
"The costs of not attempting this will be very high.
But the cost of self-deception may be even higher. Why to
make a life of someone determinet to kill you anyway by
pretending you believe you will live if you behave.
And remember, there still are some who believe its better
to die standing then live on a knees.
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