Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Supporting Our Troops and Honouring Those Who Were Murdered Means
Farenheit 9/11 was on last night. It was deeply depressing.
I have lost faith in pretty much all media outlets except perhaps blogs.
There is no interfering hand of the almighty dollar warping the vision.
I feel sorry for the soldiers who are fighting for something they don't believe in.
smiled when I knocked the Aztecs for human sacrifice.
Yeah, Farenheit 911 pissed me off on many levels. I saw it in Paris when it first came out, and the French went wild for it, they were cracking up and cheering in all the right parts. But it left me feeling hopeless because I can't even vote in the places spending the most on the military industrial complex.
I agree, blogs rock. They are independent, and much more honest than corporate media.
I feel sorry for the soldiers too, even the ones who do believe in what they are doing.
Ivan: The Aztecs could be quite nasty. Contrary to popular belief, however, the same is not true of every group of humans in our history.
And say, what did you think of my play?
And we should buy your grafitti artist a drink, and a million gallons of paint and let 'em loose......
When are we ever going to catch on? We gotta feel the love.....
Josie: The ones who die are most often also from limited financial means, with too few options presented to them by the old farts.
Call me a rose-coloured optimist if you like, but I think war, at least this kind of war, will end. With the killing technology we have now it just isn't sustainable. Our species, despite many close calls, has so far proven adaptable enough to survive, so I think eventually we'll get it on this one. There is no one old enough to have long-term memory who doesn't remember wars of some kind some where, but none one has been alive all that long when you consider the geologic clock. Even our nubile species is millions of years old, we suspect. And it's only in the past few thousand years that we've really got into trying to conquer one another, let alone steal each others resources.