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Submitted by Melvin Hassan (United States), Aug 10, 2005 at 10:11

Democracies must unite!
The world media has the wrong perspective on the Terrorist situation.
People don't hate people. Moslems don't hate Christians or Jews and vice versa. People, worldwide, strive for Peace, Health and prosperity. People of the World make great Followers. The problem is that they, regretfully, are being directed by uninspired (to put it mildly) Leaders. The Arab Despots ably supported by Fundamentalist-Religious Leaders are the sole perpetrators of the present evil Terrorism inflicting our World.
It is taking a long while but the Nations of the World are finally awakening to the fact that what they are witnessing is not a War of the Races but, rather, a conflict between two distinct political cultures Fundamentalist-Despotism and Democracy.

Despots provide financing and the training of terrorists with the understanding that they will direct their venom towards their chosen scapegoats - the Israelis who spearheaded the dangerous concept of democracy in the Middle East and the Americans who serve as the epitome of the freedoms and quality of life afforded by thriving democracies.

It must be obvious, by now, that it is not hatred of Christians or Jews that fuels the flames of terrorism. Despotic leaders decree hatred as a political weapon to offset the thing they fear most - encroaching Democracy. It is they, who abet and finance terrorism as a tool to protect their vested interests. Regretfully, their downtrodden, exploited, fearful citizens, who suffer most from their tyranny, are incapable of sparking a revolt to overthrow their oppressive leaders.

This is an era of ‘Despots' vs. 'Democrats'.
The 21st Century mission of the Democracies of the World is to unite as a separate entity, and aid the citizens of these backward regimes achieve a dignified and civilized existence.
Such action would serve well to protect the future of all progressive societies.


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