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Why Not the Whole Truth.....

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Jul 12, 2012 at 10:52

The practical reality of truth is that there is the entire truth; or none of it. As it relates to the Libyan situation, indeed to all of the 'Arab Uprising,' the truth is that though there may have been some sense of stability in a place like Libya, the undercurrent of discontent was always there. Using Wikipedia or the files of the United Nations for some kind of validation is shaky at best, for creditability is easily compromised by opinion in either of those venues.

Now there is certain creditability of inferring that the American Administrative Chief Executive had something to do with the 'Arab Uprising,' since after his visit to Egypt there seemed to be a connection to the applause he received and the timing of the events afterwards. But did he represent the American people as a whole? Not really; for if he had, the results of his visit should have generated enthusiasm for American style democracy and that's not what is happening, now is it?

The truth is that the truth is not being realized in an environment where chaos seems to be the only tool for the discontented; and when the chaos subsides, the discontent is still there. Further, there is no mechanism for peace to be found afterwards either since peace was not the true goal; but domination is.

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