[ExI] Religion and banking

Tomasz Rola rtomek at ceti.pl
Fri Aug 13 03:15:30 UTC 2010


As I have skimmed through posts of people worring about how Islam and 
China are growing danger for the West, and I agree that they can be a 
danger indeed, there was one more thing that have caught my attention. 
Quite incidentally, I've stumbled upon this article:


It is quite looong but I find it interesting. But, since I haven't read 
opposing views, I cannot actually judge how good (or bad) it really is. I 
wonder if there are any alternative views on this and I'd like to learn 
more about them.

If the article was right, the truth would be scary - the democracy is gone 
already and West (or at least US-ians, at the moment) are fscked in the 
ass from the inside, so it would be hard to deal with any future external 
hazard. However, I have used logic, as usual (aha! good logic, good), and 
came to totally different results. Here is how.

0. Let's assume the article says truth. In this case, there should be 
milions of unethical practices' victims in US (people losing their 
emerital plans, jobs, families losing their prospects etc).

1. It is relatively easy to get shot dead on the street in US, which 
suggests easy access to weapons.

 [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elephant_(film) ]
 [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbine_High_School_massacre ]
 [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/101_California_Street_shootings ]

(gee, TEC-9? never heard of it, I must educate myself more - but M1911 is 
great and looks great... at least from the engineering point... well, 
let's finish this sidenote).

2. 0+1 => a lot of victims still posess their weapons

3. From how I feel about injustice on a big scale, and from probability, 
and from 2. there should be quite enough victims, at the same time angry, 
equipped and posessing real guts, capable of selling everything still 
owned, sawing off their double barrels and going on their last trip to 
East Coast.

4. 3 => so, one would expect quite a lot of untimely deaths in financial 
sector. At least among big names.

But, AFAIK there is no such news at all (what I hear is some asshole 
shooting unknown people passing by, before he blows his head off - or 
maybe this was his corpse). So, somewhere along points 0-4 I have made a 
mistake. I really wonder what the mistake was, but if I had to speculate, 
it was "0", i.e. the article was not telling the truth actually.

But, this speculation still lefts me wondering if I guessed right?

Tomasz Rola

** A C programmer asked whether computer had Buddha's nature.      **
** As the answer, master did "rm -rif" on the programmer's home    **
** directory. And then the C programmer became enlightened...      **
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