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Response to polly7 (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 6, 2013, 11:15 AM

3. Nothing wrong with it, but I think it's always best

to state your reasons for posting something. The motivations behind doing so. In other words, posting something about a historical incident without explaining what your point is for doing so, leaves the post open to many, possibly wrong, interpretations.

So, for instance, was the lesson to be drawn from your post about Churchill to say that we should have taken action against Britain in 1917? Or that we ignored it then so why not now? What exactly WAS the point? Because knowing that the world's consensus about gas and other chemical weapons was the result of the horrors of WWI is exactly why we are arguing this today. We're not readjudicating what happened 100 years ago. (Though we do seem to be adjudicating Iraq rather than Syria.)

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