Why they hate us...

Joseph S. Barrera III joe@barrera.org
Sun, 3 Mar 2002 20:52:51 -0800


> From: Michael Watson
>
> am as upset as anyone about 9/11, but as Greg Kinnear said on
> the late show
> prior to 9/11, that if the terrorists succeeded in blowing up
> the world
> trade centers where all the bond traders work, about 20,000
> people would die
> but only about 20 souls would be lost (I am paraphrasing).

I think all this shows is it's very easy for humans to dehumanize their
enemies. 20 souls among 20,000 people? I'd bet on a higher ratio from men on
death row. Or any other population I can think of.

- Joe