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Re: More Thoughts
Posted By: Nyperold, on host
Date: Thursday, September 27, 2001, at 08:20:01
In Reply To: Re: More Thoughts posted by Rob J D on Thursday, September 27, 2001, at 08:08:17:

> > And again, I challenge you to show me how you propose we "start doing everything we can to stop atrocities from happening in the future" *without* at some point resorting to the use of force to capture the people who would commit these attrocities? Your arguments are logically incosistant.
> >
> > -- Dave
> How about not selling weapons to other countries period. Or at least not selling to any country or group that is using those weapons to suppress people within their own country. And encourage other arms exporting nations to do the same.

That'd be fine if we'd started off doing that. But when they already have weaponry... well... Not to mention that you don't need weapons to oppress people. Unless they have them.