a reply to: icewater
Yes, there is good in people. Though frankly the majority of people are self-centered and care little for anything of any importance. You can argue
that people support, emotionally and spiritually, those that died or were in a terrible event, such as the Paris Massacre, but they only do this when
it is popular. When I went to my friends to tell them the horrible tragedy, none cared. As didn't anyone else around, including non-friends. But when
it became popular through the social medias, everyone was into it, and even that lasted for maybe 10 minutes actively. Besides, the people are lazy
right now, they do not care to take the power they have. They lack the will. The governments and corporations are the evil ones. Though I wouldn't
call them so much evil, as corrupt and greedy.
Do I think the West is responsible for terrorism? Yes, at the very least to some decent extent. Al-Qaeda has its origins in the mujaheddin which was
supported by the West against the Soviets in the '80s. From then Bin Laden was seen as a hero to the Middle Eastern's and had the West ended the
bombings of Iraq there would be a lack of global terrorism. These people, the terrorists as we call them, only formed because of an ideology. Now, you
can argue that they don't truly follow an ideology, but the truth is that for any organization to exist they must be founded on some form of ideology
such as the anti-American which was based on America's war mongering. The USA is one of the largest supporters of terrorism. The USA continues to
support Israel, which should be in ways considered a terrorist state, in that American provides funding to Israel and in which Israel bombs civilians.
The USA supports "moderates" in Syria when no such thing exists.
You mention Boko Haram. Well why is there no Western intervention? They have proven to be as deadly, if not deadlier than IS. Oh right. They don't
have oil. There are areas in the world that require intervention just the same as the Middle East, but we are fed propaganda as if it were the only
region with problems that matter because the region is filled with oil. The USA is concerned with killing innocents? Tell that to the over 1100 that
were killed by American drone strike to kill one terrorist (multiple times and terrorists, but per raid one terrorist targeted) and we can assume some
of those were also lo profile terrorists, but the truth is the USA murdered children and other innocents. The American bombing of the Afghan hospital.
31 dead if I recall correctly. The Western propaganda machine that Russia destroy 6 hospitals, because if they destroyed 6, then 1 is nothing. But 5
of those don't exist, and the one that does is fine, undamaged.
I didn't say the West is targeting the bad guys...I was asking why are they being targeted and the answer is they are considered the bad guys and they
are on the land of oil, unlike Boko Haram who are not being targeted by the West.
9/11 is to the War on Terror as Pearl Harbor is to the Second World War. It allowed the USA the enter the war, or a war. Or in this case create one.
Research Operation Northwood. The USA is not beyond terrorism to go where they want. And I live in a safe country. By comparison to some, sure. But by
no means is it safe.