Archive for November 10th, 2006
In the Bible, Genesis chapters 7-10 describe a great flood that destroyed all human life on earth, except for Noah and his family. Bible scholars claim this event occurred about 4500 years ago. This raises two questions I have been unable to answer: 1) If all human life on earth descended in the past 4500 [...]
It should now be clear to everyone (though, sadly, it is not) that the threat of terrorism has been drummed up for political gain by neoconservatives.
In the past, politicians often offered us hope. In recent years, they have found it more useful to claim that they are protecting us from nightmares. Thus, they often claim that they are rescuing us from horrible dangers we cannot see, by conducting their wars on “terror” and immorality.
In reality, they have been offering us dark illusions and fantasies. Until two days ago, those politicians with the darkest imaginations had become the most powerful.
For those of you wondering how this insanity came to be, consider viewing the BBC’s superb documentary: “The Power of Nightmares: The Shadows In The Cave.”
Here is a taste of this gripping three-part documentary (If these links don’t work, try Here’s a new set of links that work on Google for the three parts of the documentary. Part I Part II Part III ):
There are dangerous and fanatical individuals and groups around the world who have been inspired by extreme Islamist ideas, and who will use the techniques of mass terror – the attacks on America and Madrid make this only too clear.