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I come from a Moslem country...

 
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Dear friends,
I come from a Moslem country....but I'm a Christian. Here are my comments: -
One thing that bugs me about my generation is its indifference we seem to have to human lives. I have been hearing some disturbing statements like
1) Oh no, my stocks are going to drop (which reflects the speakers selfish attitude, caring more about money than lives. What's the difference between you and a hired assasin.)
2) America deserves it (this reflects an idiot. Only idiots think that anybody deserves to die. War is not fun, its painfull and sometimes necessary. How would you feel if it was KLCC and some of your family and friends were in it.)
What affects America...will come around and affect you. Again selfish thoughts ...like your job may be affected!
Please, don�t let stupidity comsume us. Lets be a people than can think and weigh these issues. Evil has manifested itself, what will we do? You can't ignore evil.
Its like having a thief rob your neighbours houses one by one. If the whole neighbourhood does not get together and catch the thief, you can be sure that the thief will be coming to your house one day. And so is evil, seeking to visit all the fools that think it won't visit them.
Here is a good article I received , please read it and consider :
This, from a Canadian newspaper that someone sent me. Thought it would
be worth sharing.
>
> America: The Good Neighbor.
>
> Widespread but only partial news coverage was
> given recently to a remarkable editorial broadcast from Toronto by
> Gordon Sinclair, a Canadian television commentator.
> What follows is the full text of his trenchant
> remarks as printed in the Congressional Record:
>
> "This Canadian thinks it is time to speak up for
> the Americans as the most generous and possibly the least
> appreciated people on all the earth.
> Germany, Japan and, to a lesser extent, Britain
> and Italy were lifted out of the debris of war by the Americans
> who poured in billions of dollars and forgave other billions in
> debts. None of these countries is today paying even the
> interest on its remaining debts to the United States.
>
> When France was in danger of collapsing in 1956,
> it was the Americans who propped it up, and their reward was
> to be insulted and swindled on the streets of Paris. I was there.
> I saw it.
>
> When earthquakes hit distant cities, it is the
> United States that hurries in to help. This spring, 59 American
> communities were flattened by tornadoes. Nobody helped.
>
> The Marshall Plan and the Truman Policy pumped
> billions of dollars into discouraged countries. Now newspapers in
> those countries are writing about the decadent, warmongering
> Americans.
>
> I'd like to see just one of those countries that
> is gloating over the erosion of the United States dollar build its
> own airplane.
> Does any other country in the world have a plane to equal
> the Boeing Jumbo Jet, the Lockheed Tri-Star, or
> the Douglas DC10?
> If so, why don't they fly them?
> Why do all the International lines except Russia fly American
> Planes?
>
> Why does no other land on earth even consider putting a man or
> woman on the moon?
> You talk about Japanese technocracy, and you get
> radios.
> You talk about German technocracy, and you get
> automobiles.
>
> You talk about American technocracy, and you find
> men on the moon-not once, but several times-and safely home
> again.
> You talk about scandals, and the Americans put
> theirs right in the store window for everybody to look at.
>
> Even their draft-dodgers are not pursued and
> hounded. They are here on our streets, and most of them, unless they
> are breaking Canadian laws, are getting American dollars from
> ma and pa at home to spend here.
>
> When the railways of France, Germany and India
> were breaking down through age, it was the Americans who rebuilt
> them.
> When the Pennsylvania Railroad and the New York
> Central went broke, nobody loaned them an old caboose.
> Both are still broke.
>
> I can name you 5000 times when the Americans raced
> to the help of other people in trouble. Can you name me even one
> time when someone else raced to the Americans in trouble?
> I don't think there was outside help even during
> the San Francisco earthquake.
>
> Our neighbors have faced it alone, and I'm one
> Canadian who is damned tired of hearing them get kicked around.
>
> They will come out of this thing with their flag
> high.
> And when they do, they are entitled to thumb their
> nose at the lands that are gloating over their present
> troubles. I hope Canada is not one of those."
>
>
> Stand proud, America!
>
> I would hope that each of you would send this to
> as many people as you can and emphasize that they should send it
> to as many of their friends until this letter is sent to
> every person on the web.

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Thank you.
- Simon See
simon-ivy@usa.net
-after office hours-
necro-mani-cide
 
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Well, it wasn't recent, but that speech is really cool. You can read more about it here: http://www.snopes.com/quotes/sinclair.htm
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simon,
im an american and i assure you i dont care if my stocks go down cause i dont have any anymore, this recession which has been eclipsed in the news by the disaster at the WTC is destroying me. I cant get a job doing anything.
I do want to comment on your other point which you didnt call #3


What affects America...will come around and affect you. Again selfish thoughts ...like your job may be affected!


this is very true! we live in a world economy now like it or not. what happens here(like massive layoffs in the airline industry after massive layoffs everywhere else) will effect everyone on the planet.
 
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