email@example.com Fri 2002/08/30 12:12 PM wrote:
The cold yet humanistic equations entail that if thousands must die so
that the deaths of millions are not risked, than that is the course that
I know I've said this before, but this time I really am going to desist
from further discussions on the subject of Iraq, Israel and the whole
schmeer, at least until the war is over. I think we must agree to differ
and move on. Life is to short for this going around in circles.
On a conciliatory note, the prospect of a terror nuke is not a pleasant
one. The thought that there might be one down the road in Sandton where
the WCSSD is taking place is appalling. But we disagree on how to
prevent this. So be it, no hard feelings on my part.
One final thing if I may: a drawback to making a terrific fuss about
something is that you draw it to the attention of people who might
otherwise have disregarded it. Drugs are a good example of this dynamic.
The whole world knows what the USA is very, very afraid of now. It
worries me that the likelihood of such an attack has actually been
increased by all this, that it has become a self-fulfilling apocalyptic
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