Originally Posted by gsxcorey
one problem. their culture! we cant make them be like americans. we can't force our culture on a people who have ALWAYS BEEN AT WAR. you're asking for problems...if they want to be like us they need to do it themselves and overthrow their own .gov so they appreciate what it takes, etc...it must come from within, not from us
It's not that we're trying to make them like Americans, but we are trying to spread democracy to everyone. Unfortunately, democracy and Islam don't mix. They have lived in their ways for thousands of years, and we can't be callous enough to think we can change that. We may disagree with their way of life, but they have been living it for A LOT longer than we've been living ours. Our model of government isn't giving people much to look up to right now.
I won't huff and puff too much about the government. Some things I agree with, some I don't. Right now, I work for them.....so I can't bleed from the mouth too much. I just don't know how the war on terrorism is ever going to end.
If you back out of it and leave them alone....they've won. Mass chaos will break out. It's just human nature to be greedy and hungry for power.
If we continue to fight, we make more terrorists. There is no way to win a "war" on terrorism. Just creates more. You can't kill every terrorist, because that's impossible. Can't lock them ALL up, also impossible.
Bums me out, because I wonder where the hell this is all going to end up at. There's really no direction....no end in sight. They will try to attack us again, we will retaliate again.
Yup R1Lover, guess I got what I asked for. However, I'm a thinker and I really dig talking about subjects like this. Some do, some don't. I just make sure that I keep my views in check, and not get stupid about them. I know other guys do too. Of all the threads here, figgered I'd start at least one where we could go......it's all good.