Re: Rotting in hell

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Thu Sep 13 2001 - 15:07:15 MDT

From: "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <>

>>Brian D Williams wrote:
>> The image of them cheering is hard to get rid of.

>Don't trust the American media. The video could quite easily have
>been the result of American reporters scouring every city and
>village in the Palestinian territories until they finally found
>one corner of one isolated hamlet where a tiny set of fools were
>cheering, followed by editing to remove the video of the other
>Palestinians telling them to shut up. Our objective, unbiased
>media does that sort of thing.

>I don't expect the American reporters in fact had to search very
>far, and I don't expect that there was in fact anyone telling the
>cheering Palestinians to shut up; but I also find it very easy to
>believe that Palestinian children took a moment of silence and
>that this was not televised alongside the video of Palestinians

I believe the cheering was genuine.

I believe the moment of silence bit came about after they saw
American reaction to the cheering.


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