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Gunnar:

Don't do it!  Remember, all that is required for evil to triumph is for good men and women to log off.

Tom K


In a message dated 2/21/2003 5:07:43 AM Eastern Standard Time, [log in to unmask] writes:

> To all:
>
>
> This morning when I opened my mail box there were over 30 posts from the TSE
> list. I didn't have the time to read them, since I had to rush to the
> office.
>
> One has caught my attention though. It was Michael's, about the reasons why
> there shouldn't be a war.
>
> Now we all know that the war seems to be inevitable, due to the excessive
> power of an American administration gone haywire.
>
> Let me remind you of an exchange I had with RaphaŽl Ingelbien a short while
> ago:
>
>
> > > RaphaŽl:
> > > This is not a call to keep on fiddling while Rome burns.
>
> >   Gunnar:
> >   But it IS, dear Raphael!
>
> > > RaphaŽl:
> > > It isn't. If this is the only forum where we can vent our opinions on the
> > > Middle East, there's something wrong with our choices of forums in the first
> > > place.
>
> > > When the Second World War was becoming inevitable, Eliot didn't turn the
> > > Criterion into a propaganda organ. He discontinued it.
>
>
> And that is exactly what I will do.
>
> This shall be my last post until this madness has come to an end, one way or
> another.
>
> I herewith urge you all, wherever you live, whatever you
> do, to speak out
> for peace.
>
>
> God bless you.
>
>
> Salaam:
>
>
>
> Gunnar