RE: Why memeoids?

From: Keith Henson (
Date: Sat Jan 19 2002 - 06:00:34 GMT

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    At 09:55 PM 18/01/02 -0500, "Scott Chase" <>


    >Especially if appeasement of the "other" involves getting rid of the
    >things they despise about us, such as our secularist notions of government
    >and law. They would probably dislike us less if we were a theocracy (ie-
    >people of the book...the law stemming from that book) and an Islamic
    >theocracy at that. Rabid anti-Semitism might get us more brownie points.
    >OTOH might Turkey be a possible model state for secular government
    >juxtaposed with Islamic beliefs of the general populace?

    I have speculated for years about how likely Turkey is to get into the kind
    of mess Iran went into.

    Keith Henson

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