Wed, 13 Oct 2004 17:00:09 GMT

“This madness will not stop….”. Here's a pleasingly blunt essay which takes the radical position that everyone–not just Americans–have moral standing. (I think Jesus Christ… [The Leiter Reports: Editorials, News, Updates]

The essay brings up things we would rather not want to look at. Might does not make right. The Iraqi people did not attack us, nor want to. What moral code allows us to kill tens of thousands of them who have done nothing to us? There are people who now suggest we just drop a few nuclear bombs on them and leave. The sort of hubris that suggests we can simply go anywhere we want and do anything we chose, without fear of judgement or retribution, will be the cause of our fall some day. It has to every civilization that fell for the seduction of power for its own sake. [A Man with a Ph.D. – Richard Gayle's Weblog]


nice rant, and pointed too. not all rants are problematic, some are perfectly fine, interesting, and worth paying attention too, this is one of the better ones.