[lit-ideas] Re: The Strident Voice of Defeat

Ursula, 

 

I've been changing over to Vista and working with a sick laptop so I seem to
have deleted the applicable messages.  Also, I seem to have deleted my
bookmarks and don't recall how to get onto the web site to check.

 

Sorry,

 

Lawrence

 

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On Behalf Of Ursula Stange
Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2007 2:42 PM
To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [lit-ideas] Re: The Strident Voice of Defeat

 

Lawrence has no answer?

 

Ursula Stange wrote:

 

> Lawrence, you're seeing things that aren't there. What in Mike's note 

> (below) prompted this response? You accuse us of knee-jerk reactions, 

> but who's really jerking here?

> US

> 

> Lawrence Helm wrote in response to Mike G.:

> 

>> Now you guys who don't like or defend Saddam Hussein are back to 

>> defending him.

>> 

>> 

>> -----Original Message-----

>> From: lit-ideas-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 

>> [mailto:lit-ideas-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Geary

>> Sent: Friday, January 12, 2007 10:26 PM

>> To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

>> Subject: [lit-ideas] Re: The Strident Voice of Defeat

>> 

>> 

>> I agree with you, Lawrence. Copy that sentence and frame it! And, of

>> course, you recognize that people have the same right to believe in 

>> Islamism

>> as in Christian Evangelism and in Islamic Fudamentalism as in Christian

>> Fundamentalism. Belief is no crime. Only acts are crimes. Only those who

>> commit crimes are our enemy, not those who cheer on the criminals (I 

>> cheer

>> on bank robbers), or wish they were themselves criminals, only the 

>> people

>> who commit crimes are criminals. It makes the world more complicated, I

>> agree. But it separates us from the barbarism of people like Saddam 

>> Hussein

>> who would kill not just those who tried to assassinate him, but all his

>> family as well.

>> Mike Geary

>> 

>> Memphi 

> 

 

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