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Just Checking..., in the light of bombings
Guest_Richard Trigaux_*
post Jul 9 2005, 07:00 AM
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Thank you all on this thread for your sane reactions about this difficult situation. It seems that looking into the sky provides a better understanding about what is going on on Earth. Or that the link between science and spirituality is not dead.


(Notes for correctly understand above:
1) sane reactions: it is so easy to get fooled into populist or racist reactions and become hateful and evil doing ourselves
especially thanks to Dvandorn:
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But any effective way of keeping such attacks from happening, *ever*, inevitably ends up destroying so many freedoms that, frankly, I'd rather risk such attacks to retain the freedoms I've enjoyed all my life.

2) spirituality: the understanding of human mind, not the fools who make a caricature of Islam, of course. Remember that most stars have arabic names, understand why.)
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Phil Stooke
post Jul 10 2005, 09:37 PM
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My brother was in London the day before the bomb, and I'll be there in September (passing through to visit family). And growing up in the south of England I've had many reasons to be in London over the years. This isn't the first bombing in London since the War, the IRA has also done this - and not only to "high value targets" like Maggie Thatcher as they did in Brighton. I suppose I'll be wary, as I was a bit wary in Moscow when they had bombs in recent years - I was in the underground shopping area just west of the Kremlin which was later bombed, though it was a small thing. But life has to go on... I guess.

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post Jul 10 2005, 10:41 PM
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Phil - going to be about for the September Cambridge meetings? Check the news forum for the BAA line up the weekend before smile.gif
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post Jul 11 2005, 04:30 PM
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I just like to add my sincere condolences to those affected also.
We got the media buzzing here, so im quite well informed, seems they timed it very well for maximum media and psychologocal impact.
And to add to some of the insightful words said here already: Remember that fringe groups use terrorism as a weapon when they dont even have the support of a majority of their own population. But I hope they bring the terrorists to justice.
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post Jul 12 2005, 01:14 AM
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QUOTE (Myran @ Jul 11 2005, 11:30 AM)
...I hope they bring the terrorists to justice.
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Amen.

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