Re: terrorism, what it is and what should never be

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Fri Nov 30 2001 - 07:44:15 MST

>From: Samantha Atkins <>

>>Brian D Williams wrote:

>> The Palestinians ought to count themselves damm lucky to get
>> anything at all.
>> They declared war and attacked their neighbors trying to wipe
>> them off the planet, and instead they get their ass kicked and
>> lost everything.

>I am out of here. I have had it with the endless war-mongering,
>the near total lack of knowledge of history and world situations
>and most of all with the lack of almost any compassion or
>understanding of other people. I believe there are a lot more
>fruitful places to contribute to the world I would like to see

I'm sorry you see it that way.

The simple fact is that I don't subscribe to your version of either
history, or the world situation. My views are the result of a long
process and are always open to new evidence.

If you think I lack compassion or understanding, then the simple
truth is that you don't know me very well. I step around bugs
rather than stepping on them, but at the same time I would have no
problem blowing a terrorist away. It's not an easy thing to see the

Mine is not a compassion based on weakness or fear, but
understanding, and your's is not the only worldview.

I just finished renewing my membership to the Extropy Institute, so
we will still be here if you change your mind.

>peace and the best of luck,

And to you.


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