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It´s hard to understand the dividing tone you use for the readers when we are (mostly) all Europeans.  Calling ´empire´ on everyone but Serbia, right in the middle, is not reasonable, yet you separate yourselves in ´us vs. them´.

I´m not going into details that I don´t know, but politics are not separate from a complicit society in the sense that some in power abuse what the public reflects.  A society bent on division and separation is going to be exploited for personal gain.  Privatization from outside cannot occur without people on the inside selling out....  

Our own people sell us out in many ways, but if we have our values straight, we condemn them, not excuse them and glorify them.  Criminals cannot escape judgment because others are not punished.  Who wants 43 to claim immunity because bin Laden, or Karadzic were not turned in?

Every court room in the world is at times a kangaroo court, but that´s the best system we have to convict those that are dangerous to society.  I don´t want war criminals, past or present, from any side, to be acquitted, --because society/we all lose-- so if you are in possession of evidence to convict those that got away, I hope you will act, not just compare them to find somebody ´worse´.

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.

by metavision on Sun Jul 27th, 2008 at 12:09:01 PM EST

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