a reply to: jrmcleod
You want to live in a nation which does not endorse murder for profit on an industrial scale, and I could not empathise with that position more. It is
a constant source of sorrow to me, that my government continues to practice immoral policies on everything from business transactions with
questionable governments elsewhere, to the wars it fights, and the reasons it fights them.
However, as you will note from my response in the other thread, to the video and its contents, my view is that one must be the change one wishes to
see, and be prepared to stand in the face of whatever horrors there are at the heart of a matter, rather than abandoning it, and washing ones hands of
The man specifically states that he was once proud to be driven in a car bearing the flag of this nation. Well if he was truly proud, then why would
he not fight to excise the rot, rather than put his back to the affair? Does he not realise that the right way to deal with these things is to
confront them, rather than to run from them? Does he not understand that by refusing to tackle these issues, he only makes it necessary for someone
else to do so, someone who might not be as well informed or capable as himself?
Does he not realise that by using this information as a lever to drive nations apart, despite the fact that many of my countrymen share blood with
yours, he is misusing that information, that only together can we hope to remove the cancer at the heart of our society? I love being British, and I
love the Scots, the Irish, the Welsh as family, since they all pretty much are. There are bonds of blood to think of here, not just political
I could not agree with you more, that there are things in Westminster that are dark, nightmarish, and corrupt as the blackened heart of Satan
himself. But I would rather see folk like this Murray chap take them on, than run from them.
edit on 28-8-2014 by TrueBrit because: Added
detail, corrected grammatical error.