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From: Lee Brotherton <>
Subject: Re: Closed minds reinforce decay -Reply
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 1997 12:06:58 -0600
>>> "Edward Andrews" <>
12/03/97 11:34am >>>
> Date: Wed, 3 Dec 1997 06:20:40 -0800 (PST)
> From: John Carpenter <>
> Subject: Re: Closed minds reinforce decay
> or bad. I think the English should be the target if
> there has to be a target in Northern Ireland, because
> they set it up and used it to try to control the
> people, but I have more English ancestry than Scots,
That I regret is utter tosh.
The setting up of Northern Ireland was a solution to a very
problem in the 1920s.
It was the people of Ulster, on both sides who allowed the
Any way while the English are the largest past of the United
Kingdom, it is not fair to blame them for the ills of the world.
Scots and Irish and Welsh. have helped them on their way Lloyd
was for example Welsh, and so on.
The parallel in American terms would be to blame everything
the US has done wrong on the inhabitants of a particular state.
What does the statement "the English" should be the target. The
target for what? Bombs and Bullets. Two year olds blown up in
pushchairs, Grannies with their legs blown off?
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Good point. Wouldn't you agree that all historical fact
notwithstanding that blame itself is now one of the great obstacles
to a solution to the regettable problems in Ulster? My suggestion
would be that all involved, even those simply venturing an opinion
on this list should be thinking of and hoping for practical solutions
to the current circumstances instead of finding fault with anyone or
group now or in the past?
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