Older blog entries for Iain (starting at number 386)

yakk: History is written by the victors, and the "victors" are already painting this as a great thing.
"You can no more win a war than win an earthquake." - Jeanette Rankin, first woman elected to Congress in 1916.
21 Sep 2001 (updated 21 Sep 2001 at 05:25 UTC) »
"You can't run a war on gusts of emotion" - PMS Blackett

I got an old book

16 Sep 2001 (updated 7 Aug 2003 at 17:18 UTC) »

And while we were sleeping they took our neighbourhoods away. And everything turned into Disneyland and marionettes and chipboard and spit?

I said, "Kiss me, you are beautiful. These are truely the last days". You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream, or a fever.

mjs: When is it valid to stop having some decency? Or, to put it a more coherent way, when is it valid to stand on your soapbox, given that things like this happen all the time (in countries I like, and in countries I dislike I might add, execpt of course Canada, but nothing much happens there at all really, and I don't think that's because of their political system)?
12 Sep 2001 (updated 7 Aug 2003 at 17:18 UTC) »
12 Sep 2001 (updated 7 Aug 2003 at 17:19 UTC) »
12 Sep 2001 (updated 7 Aug 2003 at 17:19 UTC) »

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