universal values Re: [FoRK] bin Laden offers truce
Udhay Shankar N
udhay at pobox.com
Thu Jan 19 17:40:35 PST 2006
At 06:45 AM 1/20/2006, Dr. Ernie Prabhakar wrote:
>Coming from an Indian background, and seeing what the British did
>(with all their flaws), I'd have to say yes. Of course as a
>Christian I'm somewhat biased, but I'm curious how many people here
>think it was "cultural imperialism" to ban widow-burning?
Ernie, I'm not trying to flame, but this is an old, old kind of
argument - tie the tainted object to a sacred cow.
To use a different example: how many people think it is "invasion of
privacy" for the government to root through your google clicktrail
hunting for CHILD PORNOGRAPHERS?
((Udhay Shankar N)) ((udhay @ pobox.com)) ((www.digeratus.com))
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