I know your race. It is made up of sheep. It is goverened by minorities, seldom or never by majorities. It suppresses its feelings and its beliefs and follows the handful that makes the most noise. Sometimes the noisy hanful is right, sometimes wrong: but no matter the crowd follows it. The vast majority of the race, whether savage or civilized, are secretly kind-hearted and shrink from inflicting pain, but in the presence of the agressive and pitiless minority they don't dare assert themselves. Think of it! One kind-hearted creature spies on another and sees to it that he loyally helps in iniquities which revolt both of them. Speaking as an expert, I know that 99 out of 100 of your race were stronly against the killing of witches when that foolishness was first agitated by a handful of pious lunatics in the long ago. And I know that even today, after ages of transmitted prejudice and silly teaching, only one person in twenty puts any real heart into the harrying of a witch. And yet everyone hates witches and wants them killed. Someday a handful will rise up on the other side and make the most noise -- perhaps even a single daring man with a big voice and determined front will do it- and in a week all the sheep will wheel and follow him, and witch-hunting will come to a sudden end.
"Monarchies, aristocracies, and religions are all based upon that large defect in your race- the individuals distrust of his neighbor, and his desire, for safety's or comfort's sake, to stand well in his neighbors eye. These insitutions will always remain, and florish, and oppress you, affront you, and degrade you, because you will always be and remain slaves minorities. Ther was never a country where the majority of the people were in their secret hearts loyal to any of these intitutions."
I did not like to hear our race called sheep, and said I do not think they were.
"Still, it is true , lamb," said Satan. "Look at you in war- what mutton you are, and how rediculous!"
"In war? How?
"There never has been a just one, never an honorable one - on the part of the insigator of the war. I can see a million years ahead, and this rule will never change in so many as a half a dozen instances. The loud little handful - as usual - will shout for war. The pulpit will warily and cautiously object at first: the great big dull bulk of the nation will rub its sleepy eyes and try to make out why there should be war, and will say earnestly and indignantly, "It is unjust and dishonorable, and there is no necessity for it." Then the handful will shout louder. Afew fair men on the other side will argue and reason against war with speech and pen, and at first will have a hearing and be applauded; but it will not last long; those others will out shout them, and presently the anti-war audiences will thin out and lose popularity. Before long you will see this curious thing: the speakers stoned from the platform, and free speech strangled by hordes of furious men who in their secret hearts are still at one with those stoned speakers - as earlier - do not dare say so. And now the whole nation - pulpit and all - will take up the war-cry, and shout itself hoarse, and mob any honest man who ventures to open his mouth; and presently such mouths will cease to open. Next the statesmen will invent cheap lies, putting the blame upon the nation that is attacked, and every man will be glad of those conscience-sooting falsities, and will diligently study them, and refuse to examine any refutations of them; and thus he will by and by cinvunce himself that the war is jusy, and will thank God for the better sleep he enjoys after this process of grotesque self-deception."
Mark Twain, ca. 1910. "Thw Mysterious Stranger."
Wow, is this what is happening right noe in this country?
Sure, it's got some relevance. Especially when you look at how the far-left reporters control public dialogue in the US (and throughout the West, for that matter).
It rather surprises me that Mark Twain didn't know how to spell "ridiculous", though.
We are of the opinion that we should not do anything at this time. We should wait for them to do something first. Then, we nuke them. ALL of them.
And we don't need to announce it to the world. They wouldnt be able to "prove" where it came from anyway. That goes for a lot of other countries out there. Why do we have to announce to the world when we want to blow someone up? They didnt when they did it to us, and that was smart. Now the other towel heads sit around and say "Prove that it was 19 Saudi nationals." We should just do it, and let them figure it out. And
What gets us about most muslims is that to them anyone professing to be a muslim cannot be a suspect in anything bad. At least the christians dont protect the klan anymore. But these supposedly moderate muslims still defend any muslim we want to look into. Its a shame. Its not like we didnt fight on behalf of muslims ( bad idea, what did we get for it ) in Kosovo, against the eastern orthodox Serbs.
Muslims are the spawn of satan, legion knows this to be a fact.
Nope! Just like you didn't give any thought to any of the economic reports we've been seeing for the last 2 years, and you held on to your EMC stock and now look what you have. Nuttin honey!
What if Saddam has nerve gas or some other horror? What if it's already here in the US just waiting for us to attack before they release it in a major city, or multiple major cities? What if that kills 50,000 or 100,000 Americans? So we nuke him and that starts WWIII. Russia and China see their chance and invade the Middle East (Army of 200,000,000 ring a bell?).
I know this will be hard, but just do a little thinking before you go wishing for war. Study a little history then compare the US with the Roman Empire or any great western empire. The similarities may surprise you.
The Arab countries are very reminiscent of medieval Europe, especially England during the Tutor period. Henry 8th built 50 palaces just like Saddam and started the whole King as God on Earth, etc.