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InvisibleSwami
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WMDs and Morality
    #2873270 - 07/09/04 04:21 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

The USA is not against WMDs, but only others having them. Seems we have no moral issues about the potential to destroy millions of (other) people with a single act. Many of the most lethal weapons were developed here and research still continues. Must be our (generally) Christian-upbringing. Love (and nukes) conquers all.

Christ stated clearly: "He who lives by the sword, shall die by the sword." Too bad our right-wing Christian brethren are unable to either read or comprehend this timely message from their own holy book.


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: Swami]
    #2873284 - 07/09/04 04:23 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Alot of other countries have them that we dont mind. They also abide by UN regulations (most of the time).


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: Swami]
    #2873286 - 07/09/04 04:24 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

"He who lives without the sword, shall die by the knife"


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: Redo]
    #2873314 - 07/09/04 04:28 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Alot of other countries have them that we dont mind.

As long as they are deemed allies. The USA supplied WMD to Saddam. Now France is a borderline ally. If they shifted further away, do you think we would still be glad they are a nuclear power?

Remember, it is ALL ABOUT US, not about any ethical stance.


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: Swami]
    #2873316 - 07/09/04 04:28 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Remember the Cold War?


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: Swami]
    #2873323 - 07/09/04 04:30 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

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Swami said:
The USA is not against WMDs, but only others having them.



Works for me.


Quote:

Seems we have no moral issues about the potential to destroy millions of (other) people with a single act.



If we didn't, we'd use them all the time.


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Many of the most lethal weapons were developed here and research still continues.



Good. The better to keep others at bay. The more destructive power we can hold over others heads, the better.


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Must be our (generally) Christian-upbringing. Love (and nukes) conquers all.



Keep the love for your fellow man. I'll take the nukes.


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Christ stated clearly: "He who lives by the sword, shall die by the sword."



No such person. Besides, I doubt everyone who lives by the sword, dies by one.


Quote:

Too bad our right-wing Christian brethren are unable to either read or comprehend this timely message from their own holy book.



So you don't know any leftie church goers? You must not get out much then.

Really man, you not feeling well today?


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: Swami]
    #2873331 - 07/09/04 04:31 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

France should not be a nuclear power.


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #2873338 - 07/09/04 04:33 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

no one should be a nuclear power.


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: Shroomism]
    #2873339 - 07/09/04 04:33 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

there should be world peace too.


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: Shroomism]
    #2873369 - 07/09/04 04:38 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Besides the US anyway.


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #2873376 - 07/09/04 04:39 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

yeah... cause we have to like, rule the world and stuff, and destroy all who oppose us.


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: Shroomism]
    #2873380 - 07/09/04 04:39 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

France opposes us, we should kill them.


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: Shroomism]
    #2873387 - 07/09/04 04:40 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Silly fella. If that was the case we'd have used them more than twice around 60 years ago.

Let me know when we use another.


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #2873393 - 07/09/04 04:41 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

I wont be around to let you know


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #2873416 - 07/09/04 04:46 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Quote:

luvdemshrooms said:
Quote:

Seems we have no moral issues about the potential to destroy millions of (other) people with a single act.



If we didn't, we'd use them all the time.




Notice he didn't say "we have no moral issues with using nuclear weapons"? Potential is different than action :wink:


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: Shroomism]
    #2873424 - 07/09/04 04:48 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

So if we lob a nuke at PinochhiAl's favorite nation, the Federated Islands of Micronesia, you be dead?


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: trendal]
    #2873435 - 07/09/04 04:50 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

No shit?

I have the potential to run over dozens with my car.

I have no moral issues with POTENTIAL.


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #2873440 - 07/09/04 04:51 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Oh ok...so now you agree with Swami?


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: trendal]
    #2873451 - 07/09/04 04:52 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

I did once today, but not in this thread.


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Re: WMDs and Morality [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #2873490 - 07/09/04 05:01 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Quote:

Swami said:
Seems we have no moral issues about the potential to destroy millions of (other) people with a single act.




Quote:

luvdemshrooms said:
I have no moral issues with POTENTIAL.




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