The other story in Iraq: Kurdistan independence
June 12, 2014
Much attention has been focused upon the rapid retreat of Iraqi government forces from several northern cities in Iraq. Those cities include Mosul, oil-rich Baaiji and Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit.
As these cites have traditionally been mostly Sunni Muslim, there is little, if any local resistance to the Sunni Muslim group that has taken control of this territory.
Originally Posted by osan
Originally Posted by Foundation_Of_Liberty
Fine. The point I make is that freedom and justice can be won by degrees. The more of it the better, perfect justice being the best. You cannot deny that there exist different degrees of wrongdoing, and therefore, different degrees of injustice. So if justice is found more often and by more people, we are improving the world. That is my point. And of course the goal must always be Perfect and Total Freedom and Justice. There I agree with you. Thanks.
Here we agree, just as there
Updated 06-10-2014 at 06:09 AM by osan
Originally Posted by TER
17 Worthwhile Quotes of G.K. Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) was a British writer, critic and author of verse, essays, novels, and short stories.
1. "Impartiality is a pompous name for indifference, which is an elegant name for ignorance." The Speaker (15 December 1900)
The Grand Narrative of the past few centuries goes something like this: from religious authority to secular authority, from agriculture to industrial, from rural to urban, from local to global, from periphery to center, from decentralized to centralized, from low-density energy to high-density energy (from wood to coal to oil/natural gas), from industrial to communication technology, from gold to fiat currencies, from linear to non-linear (complex/fractal), from local scarcity and high cost to global