posted on Jan, 9 2009 @ 11:58 PM
reply to post by amazing
amazing....that is an overwhelmingly blanket statement, sweeping in its entirety.
Let's imagine, for the moment, you (amazing) are a Colonist in the burgeoning USA in the 1770s...AND you wish to break away from the Colonial
'rule' of the British....
No, I agree, before the 'flaming'....it is NOT a correct analogy. Allow me to explain...
Depending on which side you wished to fight from, you'd use today's modern terms to define the tactics used in THAT conflict...
IT IS TRUE that HAMAS initiated this current conflict, and are using civilian sites to, in a cowardly way, cause MORE civilian causulties in order to
embarrass the Israelies...this tactid is despicable.
Having said that, the Israeli response is tantamount to 'overkill'...way too much, against what are really just militants, and WAY too much
collateral damage inflicted...so, honor is lost, on both sides of this conflict.
What is important to realize is --- in the 1770s the concept of battle was very different, and it has evolved over the centuries. Unfortunately,
technology has helped, along the way. Hence, the devastation we see today....let it STOP!!!!