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BH Anti-war songs to fit the occasion (57* d) RE: Anti-war songs to fit the occasion 10 Oct 01

So many wonderful songs of and for peace---and Ed McCurdy's is certainly a wonderful song when one is talking of dealing with people who fight, but yet, hopefuly, value life. KIng & Ghandi were successful in non-violence specifically because they were dealing with people who place a value on humankind and life.

Viet-Nam cannot be equated with this. Our big mistake in pulling, frankly, French chestnuts--at the start--out of the fire. Think Dien Bien Phu.

Now we are dealing with the slaughter of our innocents---and to the perpertrators it is probably only a start. Our first mistake was not nipping in the bud before the disaster---now it has to be dealt with. Sadly innocents get killed. We try not to harm them---but, in Churchill's words---it is either world order or anarchy.

John Prine's "Your Flag Decal Won't Get You Into Heaven" --as a writer states--is perfect. So what if it won't get you into heaven----Lennon had it right in Imagine---what if there is no heaven or hell. That is the entire problem---and why the Shiite is hitting the fan.

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Bill Hahn

Bill Hahn

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