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It's not because they're terrorists that it's wrong for the Taliban to bomb Washington, it'd be wrong even if Mahatma Gandhi did it (Chomsky).   Share:  

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Thrust of argument: In other words, when the USA and NATO and the UK and the nuclear dick-wavers like Swinson, Johnson, Blair and co, say that it's okay for THEM to bomb other people - the fact is it isn't. Direction of resistance / implied resistance: It is no more right for any of us to go around bombing Iraq than it is for anyone to come here and bomb London or anywhere else.

 

 

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Removal of resistance: If you do not understand this, Chomsky says, you do not have the right to talk. Unification: "If you can't understand that you pay attention to your own crimes," he says. "You have no right to talk".

So all you nuclear dick-wavers: SIT DOWN AND SHUT UP.
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https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/12/10/afghanistan-a-pentagon-paradise-built-on-lies/
https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/12/11/why-the-afghanistan-papers-are-an-eerie-reminder-of-vietnam/

 

 

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It's not because they're terrorists that it's wrong for the Taliban to bomb Washington, it'd be wrong even if Mahatma Gandhi did it (Chomsky).

In other words, when the USA and NATO and the UK and the nuclear dick-wavers like Swinson, Johnson, Blair and co, say that it's okay for THEM to bomb other people - the fact is it isn't.

It is no more right for any of us to go around bombing Iraq than it is for anyone to come here and bomb London or anywhere else.

If you do not understand this, Chomsky says, you do not have the right to talk.

"If you can't understand that you pay attention to your own crimes," he says. "You have no right to talk".

So all you nuclear dick-wavers: SIT DOWN AND SHUT UP.



https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/12/10/afghanistan-a-pentagon-paradise-built-on-lies/
https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/12/11/why-the-afghanistan-papers-are-an-eerie-reminder-of-vietnam/