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At 08:24 AM 11/01/02 -0800, You wrote:
><<It's not the memes you have to worry about, it's the people who use
>Richard then replied
>So we don't have to worry about Muslim children being taught that the
>highest goal in life is to kill themselves in an attack on Americans?
We must concern ourselves with them as much as the usanian children who are
taught that 'terrorists' (non US ones that is) are all mindless evil
cowards who deserve to die.
These are both erroneous cultural constructions which may threaten the
survival of our species. IF we have evolved, surely we should avert both
threats and not just suppress one as irrelevant.
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