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InvisibleSwami
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Honor Me Today
    #1042766 - 11/11/02 09:58 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

U.S. citizens be sure to honor me today as a Viet Nam era Veteran.

As a pre-emptive strike to anyone saying this is not spiritual, I would respond that serving others and risking your life for your fellow man qualifies.


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Swami]
    #1042771 - 11/11/02 10:00 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

thank you for risking your life for my safety...


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Swami]
    #1042774 - 11/11/02 10:02 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

i think risking your life for some idealist plan some crazy bastards in government came up with while high on fear of the god hating commies is pretty foolish. but if it validates your life, why not.


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: akyouser_oner]
    #1042778 - 11/11/02 10:05 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

*Hand Salute!*


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Eightball]
    #1042788 - 11/11/02 10:10 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

Heh!


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Swami]
    #1042851 - 11/11/02 10:37 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

Without my getting into my OWN feelings re war and killing in general, i have to say that i don't think i would have had the courage to do what you did,(mainly because i would never had the conviction in the first place) but i sincerly take my hat off to you..... i may not be a US citezen but my appreciation for what all of you guys did over there stands


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: FreakQlibrium]
    #1042860 - 11/11/02 10:42 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

I never killed anyone directly or indirectly.


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Swami]
    #1042872 - 11/11/02 10:47 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

I never killed anyone directly or indirectly.

THAT was scary! Now i can see how you may have aquired your Shroomery name.....it's not a question i would have asked, but i will admit it did enter my mind


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: FreakQlibrium]
    #1042899 - 11/11/02 11:00 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

I know my young Freak, I know...


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: FreakQlibrium]
    #1042918 - 11/11/02 11:07 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

Swami i was on your side 99.99999% before this post. you were the voice of reason ... something we need very much in the Spirituality, Philosophy and Science forum.

today isn't about you ... today is about honoring ALL soldiers of the United States and most importantly those who have died in battle or passed on in life. i do honor you but i hope you reply to this not with anger or a rebute but with a post remembering those who can not be with us today.

semper fi


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Kemist]
    #1042925 - 11/11/02 11:13 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

I hear ya. When I said "Honor Me" I didn't mean the persona of Swami, but all of those who served and especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice (eating Navy food! *gag* - just kidding) of laying down their lives for a cause. You were right to correct my phrasing and intent.


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Swami]
    #1042937 - 11/11/02 11:19 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

eating Navy food! *gag* Mystic, seer.....fry cook.... lol the pieces are starting to fall into place....



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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Swami]
    #1042947 - 11/11/02 11:25 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

its cool brother ... i felt it was important to point that out. thank you.


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Swami]
    #1043125 - 11/11/02 01:11 PM (15 years, 9 months ago)

thank you for being blind enough to actually go to vietnam and contribute to the crappification of our world


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Edited by Strumpling (11/11/02 01:12 PM)


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Strumpling]
    #1043208 - 11/11/02 01:43 PM (15 years, 9 months ago)

thank you for being blind enough to actually go to vietnam and contribute to the crappification of our world

Yeah, but I'm sure Swami didn't have much of a choice. At least he didn't pussy out and run to Canada.  :wink:


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Strumpling]
    #1043285 - 11/11/02 02:09 PM (15 years, 9 months ago)

Let's spare a thought for the hundreds of thousands of vietnamese women and kids who died too.


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Xlea321]
    #1043337 - 11/11/02 02:25 PM (15 years, 9 months ago)

I think we should mourn for all victims of war. Once again though, your reading comprehension (along with strumpling) is highly questionable. I am a Vietnam ERA ERA ERA veteran. Never went to Viet Nam.

In point of fact I was honorably discharged as a Conscientious Objector after 3 faithful years of service as an Electronics Tech.


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Swami]
    #1043436 - 11/11/02 02:52 PM (15 years, 9 months ago)

I think living off our dime for a several years is thanks enough ;P

I don't know what you personally did for me during that time. Do you?

edit #1 (addition): sorry about the confusion, btw.. and yes, we should mourn for all victims of war, especially those wars our country thought they NEEDED to play a role in. (end edit #1)
-=- Matt/Strumpling -=-
is the US military even doing anything for me NOW?


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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Swami]
    #1043440 - 11/11/02 02:53 PM (15 years, 9 months ago)

Never went to Viet Nam.

I never said you did. I said we should spare a thought for the vietnamese women and children who died during the vietnam era.

However you did post "I would respond that serving others and risking your life for your fellow man qualifies", implying that you risked your life. Lying does seem to be a nasty habit of yours...





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Re: Honor Me Today [Re: Xlea321]
    #1043450 - 11/11/02 02:56 PM (15 years, 9 months ago)

Why would I honor a vetran who didn't fight in the war?
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