From: Steve Drew (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri 22 Nov 2002 - 23:34:15 GMT
Nice piece Wade.
> Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 12:59:18 -0500
> From: Wade Smith <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: Islam and Europe and Joe
> On Friday, November 22, 2002, at 12:37 , Lawrence DeBivort wrote:
>> international bullying in the form of
>> power-based relationships.
> You know, I have not been following this discussion, at all, so, this is
> only a comment upon this one thought.
> From what I know of history, the entire realm of human experience has
> always included inter-tribal bullying in the form of power-based
> As in that piece about chimps I forwarded, it is totally obvious that we
> are genetic and behavioral continuations of fierce and unforgiving and
> oftimes horrifically cruel primates.
> Every time someone makes the claim that usanians are somehow unique and
> unprecedented in their 'bullying' I have only to remark that the Maori
> were not usanians or even capitalists- but that is only the first of
> over a million examples of 'bullying', even total genocide, that were
> not performed by usanians.
> Guns, Germs, and Steel. It's how and where you are, not who you are,
> that determines how far you will wage madness. We're all mad in that way.
> - - Wade
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