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Thread #70513   Message #1203839
Posted By: Amos
09-Jun-04 - 04:33 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Basic Causes of Western Stupidity
Subject: RE: BS: The Basic Causes of Western Stupidity
Wolfgang:

I really liked your observation. IF Arab nations had risen tobecome the dominant force on the planet, as they had a perfectly realistic chance of doing some time back, would the world be any less doctrinaire, stupid, and neurotic than it is?

I dunno.


McJoven:

If I understand you rightly, you feel that it is inherent human foible to be exactly as corrupt and spotty blind as we are?

But you really have put your finger on something when you say "Them's us"!.

It is not that I think others have not posed these questions. I just think they need to be repeated and I haven't heard a workable answer yet.




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