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Avalux Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-02-06 01:20 PM
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2. Yes, but it's human nature.
People don't want to believe such an horrific thing happened, so they try to rationalize it to make it seem less horrific.
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  -Does it bother anyone else when people try to equivocate on Haditha? Liberal Veteran  Jun-02-06 01:16 PM   #0 
  - The terrorists do it, so why can't we? Great.  The_Casual_Observer   Jun-02-06 01:19 PM   #1 
  - As if that were the standard we want to live down to.  Liberal Veteran   Jun-02-06 01:22 PM   #3 
  - Yes, but it's human nature.  sparosnare   Jun-02-06 01:20 PM   #2 
  - Insurgents  90-percent   Jun-02-06 01:22 PM   #5 
  - My problem isn't with the press equivocating.  igil   Jun-02-06 01:22 PM   #4 
  - It bothers me that people bring up the Stanford Experiment.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-02-06 01:24 PM   #6 
  - Yes, it does bother a lot of people because it has no bearing on the  Catrina   Jun-02-06 01:29 PM   #7 
  - "We can try to prevent insurgent attacks and terrorism and condemn them"  coalition_unwilling   Jun-02-06 01:40 PM   #8 
  - I specifically mentioned BOTH because I see them differently.  Liberal Veteran   Jun-02-06 01:59 PM   #10 
     - I call the murder of civilians...  Scoody Boo   Jun-02-06 02:45 PM   #22 
        - Are insurgents or terrorists wearing the flag of your country?  Liberal Veteran   Jun-02-06 02:58 PM   #23 
           - So because you can't control them...  Scoody Boo   Jun-02-06 03:05 PM   #25 
              - It's a different flavor of outrage based on what I can and cannot change  Liberal Veteran   Jun-02-06 03:40 PM   #26 
  - I'm guessing here...  Juniperx   Jun-02-06 01:53 PM   #9 
  - War is Hell. Occupations are Hell.  uppityperson   Jun-02-06 02:10 PM   #11 
  - I disagree. Leaving won't necessarily make the horrific acts stop.  Liberal Veteran   Jun-02-06 02:14 PM   #13 
     - right, that is what I meant.  uppityperson   Jun-02-06 02:19 PM   #17 
  - Of course - that's why, for example...  BlooInBloo   Jun-02-06 02:13 PM   #12 
  - Youre dealing with a bunch of propagandists  Ksec   Jun-02-06 02:16 PM   #14 
  - And that's precisely the way we need to answer that line of crap.  Liberal Veteran   Jun-02-06 02:18 PM   #16 
  - I'm glad you said that, liberal vet  kittenpants   Jun-02-06 02:18 PM   #15 
  - When we first invaded Iraq and started the bombing  stanwyck   Jun-02-06 02:25 PM   #18 
  - "The enemy does these things."  Disturbed   Jun-02-06 02:41 PM   #19 
  - Well said.  H2O Man   Jun-02-06 02:42 PM   #20 
  - Last I knew, people did get very upset when insurgents kill innocents  ComerPerro   Jun-02-06 02:43 PM   #21 
  - Yes, we do and did, but the apologist and the people rationalizing...  Liberal Veteran   Jun-02-06 03:00 PM   #24 
  - Yes. It's disgusting, and possibly racist.  Zhade   Jun-02-06 03:58 PM   #27 
  - Wait a minute.  Marr   Jun-02-06 04:02 PM   #28 
     - Apparently it depends on the day of the week.  Liberal Veteran   Jun-02-06 04:11 PM   #29 

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