Re: Ad Hominem? I think not.

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Mon Nov 26 2001 - 09:23:16 MST

>From: Charlie Stross <>

>Seriously: why do you insist on reductionist thinking in this
>situation? Far as I can tell, the evidence suggests that the
>terrorists who planned and participated in September 11th all
>*died* on September 11th. What's left is, well, incredibly messy
>and difficult to get to terms with. A bit of righteous rage is all
>very well, but flying off the handle and demanding action with no
>well-defined goal is missing the point.

>The old political syllogism "something must be done: this is
>something: therefore this will be done" appears to be at work
>here, in spades.

Those who carried out the attack died in the attack.

Those who recruited, trained, and financed them are now in the
process of being brought to justice.


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