From: Lawrence DeBivort (email@example.com)
Date: Thu 05 Dec 2002 - 20:10:32 GMT
Hi Jeremy -- no, of course the US was not alone in stopping Hitler, and
indeed I am sure it could be demonstrated that other peoples or countries
sacrificed more to do so per capita than the US. My apologies for not
thinking that through more, or suggesting that we were alone.
How about the Marshall plan? Or, earlier, Wilson's Fourteen Points, which
enshrined the idea of self-determination of peoples? The League of Nations
idea (though the US isolationists then blocked our own joining, IIRC.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf
> Of Jeremy Bradley
> Sent: Thursday, December 05, 2002 2:33 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: Why Europe is so Contrary
> At 11:30 AM 5/12/02 -0500, you wrote:
> >Hi Wade! Well, it's a snowy day here and the fire is comforting, so I'll
> >niggle you a bit.... <smile>
> >Last, uh, 60 years: stopping Hitler and the Internet. Both profoundly
> >helpful to the processes of human civilization, the first
> stopping a regime
> >that would have frozen social evolution, and the latter providing the
> >healthiest of tools with which to activate the world's variety.
> The latter
> >opens an extraordinary door; now, of course, we have to figure out how to
> >walk through it.
> Struth mate
> Send us a bit of that snow, we have enough fire (it's everywhere) and the
> temp is around the high 30s to the low 40s.
> Uh, just one little point tho', I was not aware of USAnia's lone role in
> stopping Hitler. My father, for one, would be disappointed to
> hear that his
> hardships were unnecessary and that the whole thing was well in hand. God
> bless 'merica.
> The leader who leads from faith works from a warped version of strength
> Wade T Smith
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