Re: Impact on History

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Thu Sep 13 2001 - 09:47:59 MDT

From: Anders Sandberg <>

>> Brian D Williams wrote:
>> You seem to be missing the point. This is going to be a war
>> against organized terrorism, after this there may never be
>> terrorism of the sort we know now. There may be isolated cases
>> sure, but the world may come out from all this with the resolve
>> to never let organized terrorism exist in the world again.

>You mean just like the extremely successful War on Drugs?

The "War on Drugs" is a marketing slogan, and little more. One I
don't support by the way.

The current war will be quite different, ask those on the receiving

>> An idea worth dying, (and killing) for.

>No ideas are worth dying or killing for. Ideas are for living, not

It is sometimes necessary to both die and kill to preserve and
protect ideas. Freedom is an idea, and possibly the best example
although Love is right up there too.

So is Peace ironically enough.


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