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Re: Re: Re: Re: this war & it's cause

Oct 23, 2001 06:57 AM
by Katinka Hesselink

Hi Bart,

> Katinka Hesselink wrote:
> > This is really getting tiresome. I will try again
> though.
> > Have I said anything to defend any Islamic nation?
> No. But you have judged the United States and implied
> that the behavior
> of the United States somehow justified the attacks, and
> caused hatred of
> the United States by the Islamic nations. 
Well, I certainly did not mean to justify the attacks. If I
gave anybody that impression, I sincerely appologize.
Nothing can excuse such an action as deliberately flying an
airplane into a building. That is very simple. So simple
that I did not repeat that statement (or even start with
it), because I felt that to be self-evident. And that is
quite reasonable too, because however most muslims feel
about the USA, most also agree that flying those airplanes
into those buildings was a horrendous act, and there is no
> I pointed out
> that the Islamic
> nations are far more guilty of every crime that the
> article which you
> yourself stated you agreed with than the United States
> is. While two
> wrongs do not make a right, if the reason for the hatred
> IS the stated
> crimes of the United States, one wonders why the Arab
> nations don't hate
> the other Arab nations even more. 
Well, I suppose because they share a religion. The mahatmas
(Or HPB) said that religion is the cause of a great
percentage (forget which) of the wars in this world. Seems
to me they are right. But other causes help to contribute. 


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