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What do you know about terrorism?!

Discussion in 'General Debates' started by TashaN, May 16, 2007.

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  1. Jaiket

    Jaiket Well-Known Member
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    I probably should...that'll teach me to make half-arsed assessments of things I know little about.

    I'll post it in a new thread.

    By the way, Jay. I think I now understand what you were getting on about people obscuring the issue i.e. I think I just did it. I'm not the brightest bulb sometimes. :eek:
     
  2. Jayhawker Soule

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    Is that an endorsement of terrorism?

    So, you seem to justify terrorism on the one hand and reject associating Muslims with this presumably justifiable tactic on the other. That is an interesting stand.

    It's also a red herring.
     
  3. Jayhawker Soule

    Jayhawker Soule <yawn> ignore </yawn>
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    I very much appreciate that, Jaiket.

    That has not been my impression ...
     
  4. Guitar's Cry

    Guitar's Cry Verisimilitudinous

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    Nope. An explanation.

    Refusing to associate it with Muslims?

    Sorry, it's not meant to distract, it is meant to go along with the OP. Terrorism is not a strictly Muslim enterprise. It has, in fact, been practiced by many other groups (other animals included!) throughout history. Many--including me--would argue the US engages in such activity. Propaganda is, indeed, a form of terrorism.
     
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  5. fullyveiled muslimah

    fullyveiled muslimah Evil incarnate!

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    One of the best statements I have seen ina minute here. I have been wanting to say that but couldn't think to which thread it would really fit. I don't think violence is the only form of terrorism. Acts of violence aren't the only things that can induce a large group of people to be fearful for the purposes of advancing a political agenda, or social coercion. Thank you for that.
     
  6. !Fluffy!

    !Fluffy! Lacking Common Sense

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    Where is one most likely to come across propaganda?

    What type of government is most / least likely to disseminate propaganda?

    What countries have the most/least freedom of the press?
     
  7. Jaiket

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    Perhaps a form of coercion. I've never seen anyone rushed to hospital with a missing arm after being attacked by a volley of propaganda.
     
  8. James the Persian

    James the Persian Dreptcredincios Crestin

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    Now I see why another poster tends to use Nuspeak when lambasting some of the views expressed in threads like these. Talk about redefining the English language! I'll be sure to complain to the Liberal Democrats about their terrorist actions the next time I have one of their 'Party Political Broadcasts' inflicted on me, shall I? Jay is undoubtedly right about those who seek to obfuscate the issue.

    James
     
  9. Jayhawker Soule

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    No - it is not an explanation!

    In the context of a discussion on terrorism, the assertion that the "desperate measures" of terrorism are "required" constitutes an endorsement.

    It is a red herring because this thread in no way asserts that "terrorism is ... a strictly Muslim enterprise". And, no, propaganda is not "a form of terrorism", although propaganda to the effect that terrorism is "required" certainly serves to justify and, thereby, further enable it.
     
  10. Ody

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    The typical spree killer is not really a terrorist.
     
  11. TashaN

    TashaN Veteran Member
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    You are saying here that:

    - All Muslims countries see terrorism as something legal.

    - All Muslims glorify suicide bombers.

    STOP INSULTING THE MUSLIMS AND APOLOGIZE RIGHT AWAY IF YOU CAN'T BACK UP YOUR CLAIMS.

    I don't think your fellow Christians or your church would be so proud of you because you are not making to them any good and you are just misrepresenting them. Poor them.
     
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  12. Comprehend

    Comprehend Res Ipsa Loquitur

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    Truth, you are reaching. :rolleyes: it's lame. I didn't insult anyone.
     
  13. maro

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    comprehend , sweetie ... there were no bad horrible arab fighters in Qana , they were just civilians ..isn't it clear enough to you ? :sarcastic

    :biglaugh: ( i was about to frubal you for making me laugh like that , but sorry .. i have to spread some karma first :shrug: )
     
  14. Comprehend

    Comprehend Res Ipsa Loquitur

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    Then how do you explain the photo of fighters launghing a rocket from Qana in post 174?

    glad you liked it.
     
  15. TashaN

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    And yet, Egypt is one of the most important allies for USA in the middle east, and Bush knows that the egyptian government is just a puppet for them. That's why Bush can't say nothing about the democrasy crap to them. They use it only against their enemies.


    The problem is in those who label their enemy with being a terrorist using this definition for instance and deny it when it applied to their own government which i can see clearly that's it is an act of hypocrisy.

    Another insult.
     
  16. Comprehend

    Comprehend Res Ipsa Loquitur

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    keep trying to start a fight (i'm not going for it)...:rolleyes:
     
  17. TashaN

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    Wow, thank you for providing another new definition to our list. It's indeed a long definition which make me wonder how lame it's to throw the word "terrorism" around while we have so many interpretations for it's usage.

    That's what i have got from my research and i'm waiting for more to come on how to implement these definitions or find a way to explain it in a clear and simple way, and no body could do that till now.
     
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