Re: Democracy held hostage

Date: Mon Oct 01 2001 - 14:58:34 MDT

In a message dated 10/1/01 1:24:47 PM, writes:

>Maher is saying that purposely crashing four airplanes full of generally
>pacifistic people into buildings full of pacifistic people is more
>courageous than purposely dropping cruise missiles from 2000 miles away
>on a country full of highly skilled warriors who love little else but
>warring and mayhem in very personal in your face circumstances...

You're falling into the error he was attacking - brave means brave, not
good. Bombing the WTC was very evil, but you'd have to be quite brave
to do it. Firing the cruise missles might be good or evil, but requires
no bravery.

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : Sat May 11 2002 - 17:44:11 MDT