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Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan (Australia), Feb 24, 2011 at 20:13

GMS writes:

"But said that democracy is a good thing?This so called democracies (democrazies) were and still are in the most horrible wars and crimes against humanity .First world war,second world war,Hiroshima and Nagasaki,Vietnam, colonialism, Racism,Apartheid ,Imperialism etc.etc."

Totally illogical statements. You seem to forget that wars require at least 2 opponents. The opponents against the democratic Western states in WW2 were Japan and Germany. Both countries' governments were ruled by a fascist military junta and were not democratic. Similarly, Russia both before and after WW2 under Stalin was a communist state - and certainly not a democracy. Racism to some extent is quite a common feature in many societies and obviously still exists today - that's why we still have mono-racial countries - Japan, China, many countries in Africa, the Middle East etc Vietnam started out as being the people of one race and one country divided ideologically against each other. Other players were drawn in over time.

And you forgot to mention in your list of complaints one of the most serious maladies ever inflicted on humanity - 'religious supremacism' or intolerance of other religions - for which Islam gets top marks.

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