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Submitted by susan (Italy), Dec 25, 2006 at 08:47

you are a nostalgic communist.

"Oh, be quiet, you don't know anything about the Philippines. As to the problem with Muslims in this country, I say that we, Christian Filipinos, are wrong. Yes, I'm saying that. Ever since the Spanish colonial period, when the Spanish taught those Filipinos who had converted to Catholicism to hate their Muslim countrymen, (they used the good ol' divide-and-conquer strategy, like all good imperialists should) right up to the present, the majority Christian Filipinos, who make up 90% of the population, have discriminated against and persecuted Muslim Filipinos, who number about 5 percent."

oooh pity, the muslims persecuted!!! LOL

And what about arab/muslim imperialism? oh that doesn't count, because they are as brownish as yourself. Pathetic.

"Naturally, some Muslims would get angry about this, and it's our fault."

keep on self-flagellating yourself, that won't help your beloved communism rise again

"What I don't know to be a fact is that just because this is the case, it doesn't mean we should not try to make the world a better place for everybody."

not true, where on earth this is written? do you think the old egyptians cared about this? the greek civilization cared about this?

why today the WHITE/WESTERN MAN has to care about this?

"To say that we should not try to change conditions and just accept them because that's "the way things are" is similar to saying that because in nature animals kill each other, we should do the same."

we are animals with intellect...

"Besides, to say that developing countries are poorer than developed countries because developing countries naturally have less resources conveniently ignores the fact that for several centuries white nations exploited the resources of these nations for themselves (which is probably the only reason they're richer now.)"

typical communist speculations. Myanmar has got oil and resources and NO foreign country taking those resources. They are one of the poorest countries on the planet. They are ruled by a military junta that would have all the interest in becoming richer. Yet they don't do and NOBODY is stealing their resources.

Moreover, tell another matter, places that have no natural resources like Italy (no oil, no gas) had to use their BRAINS to develop something else (art, culture, cusine, invention, Leonardo, Michelangelo etc).

BRAIN is another RESOURCE, that lacks big time in the 3rd world countries.

"I believe humans are naturally selfish, and competitive, not compassionate, and even more so nowadays because capitalism, the economic system in vogue today, actually encourages these traits as "Good Things". It's human nature."

the biggest foreign community in my country is philipino, they are loved and appreciated, and they give great help to our country. They live a decent life and they are very grateful.

On the other hand go to see how your filipino brothers are treated in dubai or saudi arabia, where they are merely slaves, the girls are raped by imams and stolen of their passports.

Then get back to me saying that human nature is selfish.

you are a deluded communist, go to north korea and see yourself your beloved mind controlling methods worked.

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