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There are 3 comments on Zinn Takes on Terrorism

  1. My difference as to the darmatic quality of this production as I have yet to view it. However, the quote from Mr. Zinn does distrub me, which is what art is supposed to do, provoke thought and emotion in response.

    However, the comparison between the Cold War, WWII and the War on Terror are apples and oranges. No disrepect to Mr. Zinn intended, as he has served his country and has earned the right to decent even though that right is freely given in our great country. Idiocy, excuses for war; sure there are war mongers among us and that will always be so, but I think he take things way too lightly and presents a dangerous and shallow view of the on-going conflict. More than 4000 of our finest young people have given their lifes blood to defend us so that this horrible plague will not reach our shores again. Many fine government employees in Law Enforcement and Intelligence are speading volumes of time away from their families and putting themselves in harms way to protect us from the very real threat of terrorism.

    Do not be decieved by this man, should we relent in this conflict our future generations will pay an even more costly price and be forced to carry a burden far to heavy for them to bare. I expected much more from someone who is apart of American’s Greatest Generation.

  2. Here, here Jim. I applaud your commentary on Daughter of Venus. We all dream of peace. But if we are dreaming, we are asleep and we’d better Wake Up.
    The threat of terrorism is very real. A philosophical chat in someone’s den after dinner cannot provide an answer to this cultural war, that threatens our way of life not only in America but the world.

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