[cryptome] Re: Jordanian plane hijacked in Libya (execrable junk media)

  • From: Peter Presland <peter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 02 Sep 2013 18:30:39 +0100

On 02/09/2013 17:27, John Young wrote:
> War media, pro and con, just won't stop promoting its junk.

Here here.

> One contribution to slowing down the war industry is to
> cease covering it in ways that make the media wealthy
> and conspiring for more. 

... and the arms industry wealthier ... and corrupt politicos and their
paymasters even wealthier.

> We consumers too should lay
> off the junk sharing and urging others to swallow more

Indeed we should.

> In closing this question posing as a preach:
> 
> Religion, in particular that of theocratic govenments, loves
> celebrating and rueing war, 
<snip>

Here's a venerable antidote to the syndrome described. Trouble is, it
has had precious little effect these past 100 years or so since its
author died and it could be published - thus avoiding a lynching:

http://tinyurl.com/q2hbems

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