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bleedingheart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-18-04 01:30 PM
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3. just throw out that "turn the other cheek" sentiment out the window
While I feel bad for his family and I think this man's death is yet another that can be tagged onto the price of this unnecessary war I have to say that I don't want to lower myself or destroy my humanity just to play chicken with the enemy.

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  -I know this sounds cracked, but sui generis  Jun-18-04 01:27 PM   #0 
  - Suuuuuuuure.  kgfnally   Jun-18-04 01:28 PM   #1 
  - The prisoners in question  nose pin   Jun-18-04 01:30 PM   #4 
  - An eye for an eye leaves everyone blind.  jono   Jun-18-04 01:28 PM   #2 
  - just throw out that "turn the other cheek" sentiment out the window  bleedingheart   Jun-18-04 01:30 PM   #3 
  - Yeah but SA  BOHICA04   Jun-18-04 01:37 PM   #13 
  - That would just up the level of violence.  TexasSissy   Jun-18-04 01:31 PM   #5 
  - Sounds cracked, coked, meph'ed, boozed, X'ed, doped(you get the drift) nt  neoteric lefty   Jun-18-04 01:31 PM   #6 
  - You're right. It does sound cracked.  bandera   Jun-18-04 01:31 PM   #7 
  - I don't think it would make one bit of difference...beheading is a  movonne   Jun-18-04 01:32 PM   #8 
  - escalation!  nostamj   Jun-18-04 01:32 PM   #9 
  - Saw a post just like this on Free Republic  Dufaeth   Jun-18-04 01:33 PM   #10 
  - hey now stop with the name calling!  sui generis   Jun-18-04 01:43 PM   #18 
     - Didn't call you anything,  Dufaeth   Jun-18-04 01:52 PM   #22 
        - thanks for answering  sui generis   Jun-18-04 03:02 PM   #24 
  - I don't think it would work  shylock1579   Jun-18-04 01:33 PM   #11 
  - How do you disuade a suicide bomber?  ieoeja   Jun-18-04 01:36 PM   #12 
  - For the same reasons we must not use torture  Jim4Wes   Jun-18-04 01:38 PM   #14 
  - Everyone keeps saying "we" and "us"  nose pin   Jun-18-04 01:43 PM   #16 
  - Hmmmm interesting approach  sffreeways   Jun-18-04 01:41 PM   #15 
  - The climactic scene in Apocalypse Now covers this point perfectly:  Sinistrous   Jun-18-04 01:43 PM   #17 
  - Kurtz  ewagner   Jun-18-04 01:48 PM   #19 
  - well, to recap  sui generis   Jun-18-04 01:48 PM   #20 
  - I doubt very much that would stop or slow down the beheadings  Jim__   Jun-18-04 01:49 PM   #21 
  - Sure, violence only begets...  ClassWarrior   Jun-18-04 01:53 PM   #23 

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