Re: Islam and Europe and Joe

From: Steve Drew (
Date: Fri 22 Nov 2002 - 23:34:15 GMT

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    Nice piece Wade.

    > Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 12:59:18 -0500
    > From: Wade Smith <>
    > 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
    > relationships.
    > 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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