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Lesson Plans


Shooting in Colorado

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peggy woolsey (woolspeg)
Sun, 2 May 1999 12:58:42 +0000


>I do believe it is a bit hypocritical of us to be bombing civilians in
>Serbia and at the same moment President Clinton is pushing for gun
>control. He needs some lessons in logic. I believe his morality is based
>on situation ethics which is basically flawed. I could go into that if
>you'd like more information on logic. Plato and Aristotle, Thomas
>Aquinas, etc. do a nice job with that. Too bad we don't teach that
>subject (philosophy) to kids anymore. I had it all through High School.
>
>ann c

I've really been curious as to why this connection, this "logic" has not
been more referenced in regard to the Colorado shootings. The very day it
happened, Clinton gave an emotional statement about how problems cannot be
solved with violence. I couldn't believe my eyes and ears. This very same
man just sent hundereds of bombs raining down on a country suffering a
civil war. This is one more devastatingly ironic example to kids about how
hypocrtical and just plain stupid adults can be.