Sorry to disturb those of you who are masterbating to thoughts of how stupid the pacifists are:
I'm not a pacifist, and the vast majority of "anti-war" protesters that I have met are not either. From what I've seen, almost all of us endorse our role in World War II, but not the Vietnam War, and not this one either.
Sorry guys; Show's over. Nothing to see here. We're not pacifists. Move along.
For those who think we're illogical:
This war won't end terrorism any more than the drug war has ended the drug trade.
People all over the world are furious about these rediculous attacks. They see it as a blatant abuse of US power, and they are afraid of what the USA will do. Many of them can't stand it.
How will these people think? Will they think: "We must appease the Americans with long and thick dicks, so much mightier than ours", or will they think: "Dammit, those USA folks think they can bomb whoever they want, just because they lost a building to some terrorists. They want us to kiss their ass whenever someone so much as blows a nose in their borders. They beat us up, run drugs through our countries, extort us for our oil, destroy our governments, and generally act like they run the place. They live rich by stealing from everyone, and then they attribute their richest to their natural superiority. They don't think they're human, they've trancended humanity and think they're a superior race of their own. They need to know pain and suffering."
Basically: Do you believe that men will work to right a perceived cruel injustice, or that men are content to be humiliated and made to suffer unfairly?
If you believe that men will work to right a perceived cruel injustice, than you must wonder: How will they do it? Perhaps they will write letters to the president, or pressure their governments to stand up to the USA?
Suppose that they find that all of their efforts fail, and they perceive them to be in vain; What then? Speak up, sonny!
If wars could "eliminate evil", there would be love and roses as far as the eye could see, and I'd be the first to advocate every chance for war. Unfortunately, it's just not that simple.
I'm not going to tell you "violence begets violence", since many of you seem to be incapable of interpolating reason and logic. I'm going to adjust my language to Hick Level 5 so that you can follow:
When someone kicks yer ass, murders yer family, destroys yer bis'ness, and you or your family didn't do nuttin' wrong, yer gonna take 'em to the courts. And if 'de courts dunna work, yer gonna have to kick 'im out yerself.
If you understand the concept of revenge, then you can sympathise with the terrorists more than you know.
WW2 is obvious: Evil mad man wants to take over the world.
What, what does Bin Laden (who is really a minor figure in the whole thing, and I have yet to see evidence against him- you know, EVIDENCE. That thing that's important) want? He wants us to stop giving weapons to Israel so that they can bulldose Palestine.
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