January 21st, 2002



"So, in short, we Americans are not against criticism of our government, but we are against the idea that the American Government and the American People are the same thing that we take offense. After all, saying that *all* Americans are willing to exploit whole countries just to save a buck is no better than saying that *all* Muslims are crazy fanatics that want to crash airplanes into buildings. "
--mythr, "Re: Think Again", comment to article "Review: Black Hawk Down", on slashdot.org, Sunday 1/20/02.

This is something I've been pondering how to express for a while, and then to have somebody come along and basically say it for me...

Not that it matters though, because the cynics will tear me a new one. :P
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