Re: Rebuild the World Trade Center

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Thu Sep 13 2001 - 06:05:59 MDT

Russell Blackford wrote:
> Miriam said
> >Wouldn't it make more sense to build something like a park that can
> >symbolise peace and commemorate the destruction there without being a
> >future target?
> Nice try, Miriam.
> Look, I'm doing my best to suppress my own irrational fantasies of massive
> retaliation. But there are limits to the milk of human kindness and
> peaceableness (which everyone here knows I'm usually a proponent of).
> Since we can't actually respond by nuking the bastards who masterminded
> this, or who provided aid or comfort, I at least want to see the US build
> the equivalent of two huge fingers sticking up into the heavens.

We can demand that bin Laden be turned over to us immediately.
And we can go in by force and get him if the demand is refused.
This is quite justified in war. We do not need futile
gestures. We need to tell people who would do such things
loudly and clearly that they are royally f**ked.

- samantha

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