>From: jeff davis <email@example.com>
>Several factors define cowardice or bravery. As Brian notes
>above, killing the defenseless and "innocent" is seen as cowardly.
>Putting one's own life at risk, on the other hand, or knowingly
>and deliberately facing certain death while maintaining your
>resolve and composure, is seen as courageous. So the recent
>attacks can be characterized either way, which is emotionally
>convenient for the various parties involved.
It of course affects your opponent negatively to refer to him/her
as a coward.
These cowards did not believe they were facing certain death, but
merely earning eternal bliss, therefore by definition they are not
courageous, but mere opportunists.
But the fact is they are dead, and those who sent them will soon be
Extropy Institute, www.extropy.org
National Rifle Association, www.nra.org, 1.800.672.3888
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Disclosure notice: currently "plonked"
"Joe Dees" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
"Party of Citizens"<email@example.com>
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