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

  • From: Roeland Meyer
  • Date: Wed Sep 12 19:45:12 2001

|> From: Vadim Antonov [mailto:[email protected]]
|> Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2001 2:11 PM
|> The problem isn't terrorists - people with lunatic worldview 
|> will always
|> exist, and there's no way to prevent that.  The problem is 
|> governments
|> which refuse to cooperate in eradicating them because they 
|> futher their
|> goals while leaving their hands "clean".  And may I to 
|> remind the truism
|> that any government can govern only because it has support of a
|> significant part of (maybe, brainwashed) population?
|> As for civil liberties - reality check time.

|> Those are people who _believe_ that Western civilization is 
|> evil and has
|> to be destroyed by any means, including suicide.  Those 
|> aren't isolated
|> "crazies".  Their mothers and neighbours are proud of what 
|> they did, and this is scary.

Does anyone remember all those hijacking of the mid'70's? Does anyone
realize why they stopped? Terrorist groups are like weeds. They grow over
time. One has to regulary whack the weeds. We no longer have the weed