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Re: Yes it's off topic but who cares right now.

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Wed Sep 12 11:00:22 2001

In message <[email protected]>, "Patrick W. Gilmore"
>At 10:20 AM 9/12/2001 -0400, Randy Bush wrote:
> >
> >> Although there are Muslims that believe we should all live in peace and
> >> harmony the fundamentals of the Muslim faith state that [x and y] should
> >> be exterminated.
> >
> >this is the horrible desease of all fanatics, irrespective of religion.
> >the disease is not restricted to one view of god.
> >
> >do not spread it yourself.  resist the cycle of violence and hate.
>Honorable post, thank you.
>But I sincerely doubt Mr. Diffey realizes just how closely his thought 
>processes mirror the thoughts of those who did this.

Precisely.  We can't allow hate to breed hate.  By all means hunt down 
the folks responsible -- but let's not overreact and forget about 
"innocent until proven guilty", civil liberties, respect for human 
beings, and common sense.  If we do, the terrorists will have won.

		--Steve Bellovin,