9/11/01

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by MECH-lift, Sep 1, 2018.

  1. rickyb

    rickyb Well-Known Member

    im not sure 9/11 was an inside job, but the US govt definitely covered up.

    my thoughts on 9/11 is americans got a taste of their own medicine, meaning your government and military empire which has bases in over 800+ countries is constantly blowing up the world for control of resources.

    i feel like america is much darker now, the government took advantage of the terrorism to take away civil liberties (something which was done in many countries at the time), we know the NSA is spying on everyone illegally, and ultimately im not sure weve learned any lessons from 9/11. alot of people never connected the terror that day to the terror their own government does. things are basically worse. the media still does sensationalist reporting.

    terrorism is basically a huge distraction like the red scare was, to justify military empire, and to keep people in a permanent state of paralyzing fear. its very unlikely that you will die from terrorism.

    war is terrorism. if US wars are a violation of international law, then they fit the definition of terrorism.

    ter·ror·ism
    ˈterəˌrizəm/
    noun
    noun: terrorism
    the unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims.




    "WE STOPPED THE TERRORISTS"
     
  2. 1BROWNWRENCH

    1BROWNWRENCH Amatuer Malthusian

    800+ countries? Lol
     
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  3. rickyb

    rickyb Well-Known Member

    pardon its 800+ bases
     
  4. 1BROWNWRENCH

    1BROWNWRENCH Amatuer Malthusian

    I was thinking "Holy :censored2:! How did I pass geography?"
     
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  5. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Perhaps. Staff Member

    I hope you don't pay any attention to rickyb's ramblings.
     
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  6. 1BROWNWRENCH

    1BROWNWRENCH Amatuer Malthusian

    War is not terrorism.
     
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  7. rickyb

    rickyb Well-Known Member

    truth hurts
     
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  8. rickyb

    rickyb Well-Known Member

    of course it is. are you saying the terrorists are not at war with you?
     
  9. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Perhaps. Staff Member

    Truth is only what you believe it to be.
     
  10. rickyb

    rickyb Well-Known Member

    truth is a hard pill to swallow
     
  11. old levi's

    old levi's I use to care... but things have changed

    I remember talking with the FedEx guy at the end of that day while we were both waiting to pick up a drop box, and I told him: Nothing will ever be the same after this day.
     
  12. old levi's

    old levi's I use to care... but things have changed

    It's not a lie, if you believe it.
     
  13. rickyb

    rickyb Well-Known Member

    terrorism is violence for political means. thats usually what war is about.
     
  14. rickyb

    rickyb Well-Known Member

    so your saying theres no truth?

    thats nihilism, look it up.
     
  15. 1BROWNWRENCH

    1BROWNWRENCH Amatuer Malthusian

    War is a declared state of being by recognized governments and has rules.
     
  16. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Dumpster, INABAG

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  17. old levi's

    old levi's I use to care... but things have changed

    how about an old guy reference?
     
  18. rickyb

    rickyb Well-Known Member

    no you can have war without government.

    war typically involves violence to achieve political goals, like terrorism.

    thats how you get words being thrown around like 'terror states', which is exactly what american government is the biggest example of.

    war
    wôr/
    noun
    noun: war; plural noun: wars
    1.
    a state of armed conflict between different nations or states or different groups within a nation or state.
     
  19. 1BROWNWRENCH

    1BROWNWRENCH Amatuer Malthusian

    Your own posted definition of terrorism said the violence was aimed particularly at civilians. War has designated combatatants and harm to civilians is not the objective.
     
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  20. 1BROWNWRENCH

    1BROWNWRENCH Amatuer Malthusian

    Both bad things, but they are not the same.