Re: Anthrax addendum.

From: Randy Smith (
Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 13:15:53 MDT

>From: Samantha Atkins <>
>Subject: Re: Anthrax addendum.
>Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 11:30:04 -0700
>John Clark wrote:
> >
> > Samantha Atkins <>
> >
> > > From where I sit the US is quite interested in a war.
> >
> > That's ridiculous, there is no reason America would want any war right
> > now, much less a "major and indefinite" one. Do you think Americans
> > woke up one fine day and thought " You know what I'd really like, I'd
>like to
> > rule the poorest country in the world, Afghanistan"? It's not
>complicated, no
> > need to look for hidden motives, we are at war because somebody is
> > to kill us and they've already made a very good start.
>Then tell me exactly why we are talking about an indeterminate
>war against an unknown number of targets in an unknown number of
>countries. Such a war should be shouted down immediately. But
>it isn't. Why?

You're serious, aren't you? What planet are you from? It can't be the same
planet that I am from! You see, I come from a planet where the dominant form
of life is homo sapiens, a big-brained primate. Homo sapiens is capable of
logic and abstract reasoning, but emotion and sentiment is the primay form
of analysis.

Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : Sat May 11 2002 - 17:44:13 MDT