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Originally posted by Ibn Iblis
Let's get one thing straight about the civilians.
And by the way, I haven't forgotten about the Islam genocide challenge; it's 3am and I'm too tired, but we will definitely go at it tomorrow.
According to the laws of combat, the attackers (us) are not solely responsible for limiting civilian casualties. The defenders and the civilians themselves have a responsibility as well. The attackers must do everything they can not to hit civilians. The defenders must not place civilians directly in harms way. And the civilians have a responsibility to take every reasonable precaution to get out of harm's way.
The Fallujah assault has been building up for three weeks. We gave them ample opportunity to leave. We dropped leaflets.
Anyone who was stupid enough to stay are the same as those idiots who refuse to leave their beach houses when a category 4 hurricane is approaching. If they die they are at least partially responsible. Now break out the tissues and the violins, I can feel the tantrums coming on.
Humans cannot even comprehend the beginnings of the universe with their 3D brain. You have NEVER met an alien race nor have you travelled to the further reaches of outter space. You only know about Earth so your comment is not a fact.
Maybe on primitive planets like Earth war is a way of life. War is a primitive instinct which clearly shows the Human race has not evolved from his tribal state of mind.
Originally posted by Thomas Crowne
A Christian doesn't attempt to slaughter all the Jews.
The Crusades were a series of enormously costly undertakings, each of which ended more or less in failure. Those who live by the sword are a living arsenal which once unleashed will take off in unpredictable directions, and any military leadership is capable of inflicting great horrors upon civilian populations through the sloppy application of military orders. The first Crusade, involving Godfrey of Bulloigne, was the only one to achieve its military objective, although at a shocking cost of lives. While the European professional warriors, who had sailed to the Middle East to disembark with their horse and weapons, were busily fighting, there was a contingent of thousands of enthusiastic crusader civilians who had walked all the way from their homes in Western Europe to Constantinople. Once there, they slaughtered a townfull of Christians whose language they could not understand.