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AfriGeneas Discuss! Forum Archive 2

Re: [WAR & PEACE ] Resignation US Ambassador to Gr

: Alta: This is indeed an excellent summation! The reading was truly
: understanable until I came to the word "solipism"
: which means: The theory that locates reality entirely in the
: mind of the beholder. It specifically denies the existence of
: involuntary experiences with an outside world be it through
: direct perception of something or through vicarious experiences
: created in the process of communication.

: and also oderint dum metuant: Let them hate so long as they fear. -
: Lucius Accius - Roman tragic poet (170 BC) Believed to be a
: favorite saying of Caligula. Also translated as "let them
: hate us, so long as they fear us". Cicero said it.

: Doesn't the shoe fit this administration to a tee??


I concur. Indeed, I was driven to the web to define those two terms. When I realized their meaning, it was the icing on the cake for me.

I have struggled through 15 revisions of a letter to my Congressman and Senators expressing the insanity of war with Iraq. After reading this, I sent the final draft and also included this letter.

I urge everyone who is opposed to the antics of this administration as I am, to forward this letter to every mail list and contact thier elected Federal officials as well. Me thinks Bush is simply a mad creature at this point. We must address this administration as a collective voice, in force.

: PS: I also think the US should pay closer attention to North Korea.
: The Asians have proven in the past that their attacks could be
: totally unexpected--remember Pearl Harbor!

: A great post, Alta! Thanks for dropping in on us!!

As for North Korea, I think this is contrived diversion, hatched by those working in tandem with the terrorists! Like you, my eye is on North Korea, with thoughts of what other rouge nation will flex its muscle. These are, indeed, ominous times.

Good to be back! Thanks, sis!

: Blessings
: Doll

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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