[ExI] beheadings etc
possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 01:33:06 UTC 2015
This discussion reminds me of the Dune series by Frank Herbert, and how his
message was to beware of religious fanaticism and messiahs. I remember how
even Paul Atreides knew that by unleashing his priests and other fanatical
warriors on the galaxy, that their would be untold massacres and war crimes.
I wish Frank Herbert were still around (he has been gone for around 30
years) to tell us what he thinks of ISIS, and the over-all situation in the
On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 2:12 PM, Tara Maya <tara at taramayastales.com> wrote:
> Isn’t that the message? "If you disagree with us, we will kill you.” It
> seems fairly straight-forward. It’s also a successful way to assert power,
> as has been repeatedly proven throughout history, including recent history.
> There’s no mystery here.
> Tara Maya
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> > On Feb 25, 2015, at 6:40 PM, Keith Henson <hkeithhenson at gmail.com>
> > On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 4:00 AM, Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se>
> >>> William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com> , 24/2/2015 4:29 PM:
> >>> Help me out here.? Although I am a psychologist I am at a loss.?
> >>> Randomly killing school children, adults, worshipers, beheading
> Christians and other foreigners or other sects of their religion? ......
> >>> Just what message is being sent here?
> >> Why do you assume it is a *message*? Maybe the point actually is just
> to kill them?
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