[LINK] {OT} Walk against War - sunday in sydney

Damien Miller djm@mindrot.org
Wed, 19 Feb 2003 11:53:09 +1100


Mark Hughes wrote:
>>I am somewhere between "OK if the UN says it is" and "no war."
 >
> Interesting point of view.  Dunno how it works, myself.  "Being proactive to
> get rid of a dictator who has used weapons of mass destruction on his own
> citizens is the right thing to do if the UN says so, but the wrong thing to
> do if they don't".  Eh??
> 
> 
> Well, personally, I don't give a stuff what the UN says.
> And I don't give a stuff what George Bush says.
> And I don't give a stuff what John Howard says.
> 
> 
> If its the right thing to do, its the right thing to do, regardless of what
> those three say.  And if its the wrong thing to do, its the wrong thing to
> do, regardless of what those three say.

And how do _you_, sitting comfortable in Australia, come to decide 
whether a distant war is right or wrong?

-d