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The Language we use to destroy our self esteem, if any?

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Submitted by Firozali A.Mullar (Tanzania), Feb 3, 2012 at 17:52

The most controversial questions of all ages are who is where and following whom? Clearly, the West is obliged to retain diplomatic relations with Islamic Egyptian government as it does with other dictatorships, except it must not provide it with an imprimatur to oppress its citizens or deny their human rights. The concern is that despite the disastrous outcome of the previous rich nations to "engage" with the Iranians and Syrians, the USA Administration seems once again bent on a path of appeasing the Brotherhood which will undoubtedly only embolden them to promote global jihad even more aggressively. In doing so, the US will once again be abandoning its allies – the more moderate Arab states and Israel. To make matters worse, the State Department appears to be ingratiating itself with the Brotherhood by condemning the Egyptian, Syrian, military for not stepping aside sooner and handing over the reins of power to the mass. One would obviously not expect the US administration to feel more charmed with the Egyptian military than we are, but to take sides in such a situation and support the "democrats" is surely madness. Despite our distaste for the military, it probably represents the only barrier against transforming Egypt into a fanatical Islamic dictatorship.

The problem here is that the media, in order to sell its product, is playing upon the irrationality of jealousy, knowing full well that the economy is not a pie where if I eat three pieces, someone else starves. Giving money to the lower 99% in the form of redistribution programs does not make anyone more productive thus does not increase the size of the pie. Historically, it reduces the size of the pie as one has less incentive to work. So in the end, there is more pain in the 99% after government planning. The only ones happy are the career government employees and their families. I read this and thought it did make little sense but how much, I have no clue. It is all on wars again not peace. Why do people write this type of articles bewilders me? Full of hatred. And why do I repeat this? To avoid any one using this harsh languages. Sort of sandwiched.

I thank you Firozali A.Mulla DBA

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