[ExI] What is Grace?

spike spike66 at att.net
Tue Mar 10 01:59:47 UTC 2009

> ...On Behalf Of Stathis Papaioannou
> FWIW the Germans in WWII also tried to be "ethical", for the 
> most part following the Geneva Convention regarding treatment 
> of prisoners of war etc. Even the gas chambers were devised 
> as a humane solution for the Jewish problem, in the same way 
> that US states which execute prisoners today try to convince 
> themselves that they are not carrying out "cruel and unusual 
> punishment". The enemy are scum and probably deserve to die, 
> but because we are so noble we will spare them when we can 
> and kill them kindly when we must.
> --
> Stathis Papaioannou

Stathis, was this really necessary?  Are you telling me you don't get the
difference between a condemned murderer and Jewish citizens?  Or was this a
joke that fell flat, some kind of parody or something?

I haven't read the responses yet, but I fear I shall hafta do some
moderating to quiet the outrage, perhaps kill this thread.  We haven't had
to do that for a long time here.  Do read over what you posted, think about
it and offer a commentary if you wish.


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