Sad, Kasper, sad. One individual's act reverberates through so many
lives. And the whole nation's image is tarnished for some ...
We have had our share of such mindless events. I shouldn't say
'mindless' - but rather sick minds. They are also to be mourned.
On 09/11/2007, kasper salonen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> choice is an interesting concept considering that we're hammered with
> cultural products & norms from across the sea from early childhood on.
> but this wasn't meant to be a forum for this debate.
> On 08/11/2007, Frederick Pollack <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "kasper salonen" <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 10:04 AM
> > Subject: Re: Tuusula
> > > it's an utter unreality that this has taken place. a country founded
> > > on violence is now spreading its violence where it never was before.
> > >
> > > KS
> > >
> > Hey. I hate to sound like a Republican, but the murder was committed by a
> > Finn, not an American. And he posted on an internet site, like lots of
> > non-American fanatics and killers. I don't see mourning here; I see an
> > excuse for knee-jerk anti-Americanism. Our culture is in many respects a
> > crappy product. But lots of people out there CHOOSE to BUY it.