[ExI] israelis defeat physics

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 14:26:01 UTC 2009

2009/3/14 spike <spike66 at att.net>:

> Ja, either invasion, Iran or coalition.  Actually it isn't at all clear how
> to estimate the number of deaths from any political action, but the Lancet
> doesn't seem to suffer from uncertainty.  How does one estimate how many
> would have been slain had Iran and Iraq gone at it again?  If we acknowledge
> that stopping another Iran and Iraq war has enabled the apparent upcoming
> larger war between Iran and Israel, how do we count that?
> There are plenty of amateur political commentators.  The Lancet should stick
> to medicine and let the political jaws ratchet as they do so early and
> often.

I'm sure if Iraq were hundreds of times richer and stronger than the
US and decided to invade they too would be able to come up with many
good explanations as to how their actions actually helped the
population or prevented a greater harm.

Stathis Papaioannou

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