Born lucky ? (was Re: [extropy-chat] urban sprawl as defense)

KPJ kpj at
Tue Aug 31 03:50:37 UTC 2004

It appears as if Mike Lorrey <mlorrey at> and Brett Paatsch <bpaatsch at> wrote:

|Suggest you read up on what the UN is really doing, then.

|For my part I want you to take a look at the Charter. You could
|probably read the whole thing in about an hour. I'd guess its less than
|5000 words.

Which court would prosecute the United Nations for not following its charter?

Do not treat United Nations as you would a local organization.
Politics, in the form of foreign policy, controls United Nations, not law.

When they feel that the charter hinders them, they will simply sidestep it.

In one word: Realpolitik.

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