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I just hope that the War On Terrorism is fought with more wisdom than the
War On Drugs has been. I doubt, though, we should fear anything on a larger
scale. I have faith that there is enough wisdom for that, at least.

A.

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
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> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]Namens Rickard A Parker
> Verzonden: donderdag 13 september 2001 15:23
> Aan: [log in to unmask]
> Onderwerp: A few thank yous
>
>
> I want to thank those list members from overseas who sent in their
> sympathies.  It really did make me feel better.
>
> A special thanks goes to our own little hero, Arwin.  I don't feel
> that it is within my rights to get into details but I passed on an
> e-mailed request for help related to the aftermath of the bombings to
> Arwin and he responded quickly and positively in a matter that was
> above and beyond that which would be expected.  Thank you, Arwin.
>
> I would like to leave this post with a caution.  There has been much
> use of the word "war" recently.  It is difficult to find another word
> that does justice but I would like people to be careful in how they
> use it.  I'm afraid that it could easily lead terrorists to strenthen
> their belief that they are justified in their actions.  I'm also
> concerned that it will lead the U.S. government into inappropriate
> reponses, both abroad and at home.
>
> Regards,
>    Rick Parker
>