Response to Susan - Thank you for proving my point
Submitted by Michel C. Zala (United States), Jan 8, 2007 at 20:34
You so eloquently throw facts and figures at me - most of them probably right. But have you actually really been there?
I have personally seen the immediate aftermath of a suicide bomb in a market in Israel. I have smelled the blood and have still nightmares from it. I survived an IRA tube bombing in London. I've seen the aftermath of an ISRAELI air strike in GAZA. I have seen my father 40 years later waking up screaming of a nightmare of Mauthausen and Auschwitz..... Have you? Or are you just another desk jockey reading internet blogs and collecting facts and figures why ISLAM must be eradicated?
I am a republican, and do have several guns at home. Albeit, I do not believe in the "unconditional right to bear Arms" and sniper rifles over the counter. Does this make me a hypocrite?
Read my submissions and you will see that I am not opposed to draconic measures to fight Fundamentalist ISLAM ( Or any other terrorism for that matter).
My directive is solely a stand against any fanatism of any kind shape or form.. No offense Susan, your many submissions in this blog including your borderline insulting tonality of your response to me as well as to others, is a stringent example of the kind of tunnel-vision and outright hatred it produces.
If your extreme ideology represents the majority in the western world, I do indeeed fear for our future.
Just because I try to find some sort of common ground and a more forward looking, proactive strategy to a problem, which simply can not be solved with a full-fledged conventional war on a huge segment of our global population, try to point out a few weaknesses of our own, feel out some grey zones instead of seeing all black and white, I am being ridiculed and patronized by my own people? You prove my point. We self-destruct instead of unify and construct. You definitely display the very same hatred and intolerance you claim to condemn.
Given the means you probably would go out and nuke Tehran, it almost sounds like J.
I rest my case. Since you seem to be exactly the kind of fanatic hate monger, out of whose mentality terrorists spawn, I will not justify your insulting comments with further responses.
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