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Blame the Left

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Submitted by Jason Eritano (United Kingdom), Nov 26, 2003 at 09:45

Of course, there is good and bad in any group, nationality and religion. However, the current state of affairs does not allow us to distinguish too much about good and bad. This might mean that, regrettably, individuals might be discriminated against.

Well, a cost-benefit analysis will reveal that it is more beneficial to us (Europe and North America) to drop PC concerns than to be destroyed by those who wish us evil. During WWII, thousands of Japanese were detained in California and that was wrong. But the US was fighting a war. Fighting a war means that, regrettably, individuals might be discriminated against and unfairly treated. PC does not provide any solutions to the current international situation. If civil liberties need to be suspended in order to fight greater evil, then so be it.

The dominant Left-Wing ideology does not provide any solutions to the current situations and it is not beneficial to Europe and North America. In order to punish the bad guys, we need to hit some good ones too. It is not always clear cut and easy to distinguish between good and evil. The doctrine of human rights only provides a cover for the most ruthless individuals. And the Left is definitely to blame.
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