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The problem with Terrorists.

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posted on Jun, 24 2011 @ 08:57 PM
The problem with terrorists is, they don't differentiate between the people and the target.
If the people are fair, free and just it is a product of their choosing, by way of being free.
Yet if the people believe and act upon those beliefs, to some detriment to others, are they not also free to do so?
It stands to reason...
But if the people are slaves to a system, (for example,) and it is the system that is despicable, why not attack the system?

The people, (we assume,) are merely purveyors of the system, because they must. To refuse membership is to render one's self a failure. How can slaves be targets?

It isn't the ideas of freedom, democracy or even stupid capitalism that are the targets of anyone other than seeming tyrants or true brutes. Why wouldn't everyone want to be free, fair and affluent?

The things that make a target real are products of being slaves to a faulty system.

When one is greedy, one takes. When one is mighty, one takes what one wants. When one is both an unholy palindrome ensues.

Without learning to share, the glutton bully perishes.
This is to be expected.
This is natural.

So it is that those making decisions to send people to war based on pre-programmed ideals of earnest well being. That is to say, these (mostly) men from either side truly believe they are doing right.

These decision makers are thus slaves.
The Terrorists, as it were, are attacking drones and machines.
Not even fit to be slaves.
Robots of slaves.

However, if you're trading one life for another because one side wants oil and one side wants to be despotic, this is an incongrous dichotomy. Both sides are dupes, not just in the sand, but too in the marble hallways.

The real boss is the system, and the system is hungry.
Might is tenuous.

posted on Jun, 24 2011 @ 09:35 PM
No one deserves such things, however, at the same time, our collective thoughts eventually add up to negative scenarios.

Its not to say that such things can't be avoided, however, that is in the realm of survival skill.

posted on Jun, 24 2011 @ 10:02 PM
1. Guerrilla warfare is a form of irregular warfare and refers to conflicts in which a small group of combatants including, but not limited to, armed civilians (or "irregulars") use military tactics, such as ambushes, sabotage, raids, the element of surprise, and extraordinary mobility to harass a larger and less-mobile traditional army, or strike a vulnerable target military or political target, and withdraw almost immediately. These types of groups specifically do not target civilian populations or centers. They generally go out of their way to avoid injury to the civilian population The term means "little war" in Spanish, and the word, guerrilla, has been used to describe the concept since the 18th century, and perhaps earlier.

2. Freedom fighter is another term for those engaged in a struggle to achieve political freedom for themselves or obtain freedom for others. Though the literal meaning of the words could include anyone who fights for the cause of freedom, in common use it may be restricted to those who are actively involved in an armed rebellion, rather than those who campaign for freedom by peaceful means.

3. Terrorism is defined as political violence in an conflict that is designed to induce terror and psychic fear through the violent victimization and destruction of noncombatant targets. Such acts are meant to send a message from an illicit clandestine organization. The purpose of terrorism is to exploit the media in order to achieve maximum attainable publicity as an amplifying force multiplier in order to influence the targeted audience in order to reach short- and midterm political goals and desired long-term end states.

The above definitions are from a paper presented in a regional security conference in SEA last year, I only have a hard copy of it which includes the following quote.

A quote from Bruce Hoffman: ( I am unable to find the paper online that this came from.)

Bruce Hoffman, a well-known scholar, has noted that: It is not only individual agencies within the same governmental apparatus that cannot agree on a single definition of terrorism. By distinguishing terrorists from other types of criminals and terrorism from other forms of crime, we come to appreciate that terrorism is : Ineluctably political in aims and motives. Violent – or, equally important, threatens violence. Designed to have far-reaching psychological repercussions beyond the immediate victim or target. Conducted by an organization with an identifiable chain of command or conspiratorial cell structure (whose members wear no uniform or identifying insignia). Perpetrated by a sub-national group or non-state entity.

These people are not Freedom Fighters, or Guerrilla's they are criminals! Nothing more.

posted on Jun, 24 2011 @ 11:50 PM
The problem with terrorists, is they're morons. Let's start with target selection..........
1.An oppressive government is making it impossible to worship or work or be creative or whatever the hell their problem du jour is so they blow up a bus, unfortunately the oppressive governmental officials are nowhere near that bus and it was a tragic waste of human life with absolutely no effect whatsoever.
DISCLAIMER: I AM IN NO WAY ADVOCATING HARMING GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS,or anyone else for that matter, just trying to make a point. END OF DISCLAIMER:
2. A foreign nation is invading your country and imposing it's will on your people, representatives of this foreign nation are, for the most part, easily identifiable since they have that nations flag on their garments and are heavily armed. The terrorist decides to fly passenger jets into an office building killing thousands of office workers who more than likely can't identify his country on a map of the world. Hundreds of firemen, policemen and paramedics are killed when they try to rescue the office workers, none of the people who were involved in the decision to invade the foreign nation are in the building and now more troops are on their way to the terrorists country.
If a terrorist has a problem with decisions being made by a government official or group of government officials they need to take it up with them. Find a nice remote chunk of land somewhere and choose a weapon, use rocks if you want to, and settle your dispute amongst yourselves. I think even the most radical terrorist would lighten up if he saw Chaney ten feet away with a hunting rifle in his hands.

edit on 24-6-2011 by Trublbrwing because: typo

edit on 24-6-2011 by Trublbrwing because: another typo

posted on Jun, 25 2011 @ 02:32 PM
reply to post by briantaylor

160,000,000 commercial companies world-wide. When you do that, you will discover that, for example, the House of Commons is a commercial for-profit company (number UC2279443), The Labour Party is a commercial company which trades under the name of “Allister Darling MP”, The House of Lords which is the highest court in the land is a private company, the United Kingdom Corporation Ltd. formerly known as the “United Kingdom plc” and which never complied with the law which requires it to file it's financial records, is also a private company. The Ministry of Justice D-U-N-S Number 22-549-8526, Directors: Lord Falconer of Thoroton is a private company set up in the year 1600. The Bank of England is a private company, as is every Court and every Police Force and even the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry is a company and not a person.

It gets even more ridiculous when you discover that The Devon and Cornwall Police is a company which has been taken over by a company owned by IBM which is paid an annual budget of £256,800,000 taken from members of the public. Gilbert and Sullivan would have loved this reality as a script for one of their comedies. Lancashire County Council was incorporated as a company (IP00666C) in 2002. It’s registered office was "3rd Floor, Christ Church Precinct, County Hall, Preston" and it was completely dissolved on 25th January 2008 and all of it’s Assets and Liabilities were transferred on 12th November 2007 to another company - “The Blues and Twos Credit Union Ltd.” whose registered address is Lancashire Police Headquarters, PO Box 77, Hutton, Preston. Do you by any chance get the feeling that you are being taken for a ride here?

The five permanent members of the U.N Security Council are U.S.A, U.K, Russia, France, China. These are also the five major Arms Dealers in the world.

These are your REAL-terrorists!!

posted on Jun, 25 2011 @ 02:56 PM
The government is actually set up as a company who use freelance warlords to distribute and purchase the real WMD's better known as rifles to both sides, and leave behind all weapons after wars which are then sold for 50% of the original price to the most notorious dictators and leaders of today. These freelancers get their hands dirty so your so-called governments do not leave a trace from their very own fingerprint.

These weapons are then purchased for cash, diamonds, timber, minerals, drugs and bloodmoney. A freelancer arms dealer uses false documents to smuggle weapons from your leaders to neighbouring countries and then makes a sale to any side. The NATO and U.N Council set up civilian protection camps and then after the deal is made from the freelancing arms dealer to the militia those innocent women, children and men are massacred with the newest bought WMD's which are really rifles, "golds" better known as bullets.

Theres 550,000,000 rifles in the world and counting and thats one WMD for 1 in 12 people in the world. Now realise who the REAL terrorist really are.

posted on Jun, 26 2011 @ 03:08 AM

Originally posted by DClairvoyant

Theres 550,000,000 rifles in the world and counting and thats one WMD for 1 in 12 people in the world. Now realise who the REAL terrorist really are.

HAHA you called guns wmds.

But seriously though, you know that a gun is not a WMD right? You were just engaging in hyperbole for effect, right?

posted on Jun, 26 2011 @ 09:22 AM
The third world war will not be fought by the humans they send out to die.
It will take place in the digital domain, at the whim of machines.
Dollars are ammunition.
Information is victory.
Might is tenuous.

posted on Jun, 28 2011 @ 01:34 PM
reply to post by Exuberant1

You people have got so much to learn. A real Weapon of Mass Destruction is known as a rifle as there are more rifles in the world killing people on a daily rate than a single nuclear weapon.

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