On 2011-12-17, at 10:35 AM, Carrol Cox wrote:
> It's hopeless arguing with conspiracists. Delete Shane's comments on 9/11;
> take seriously his comments on topics not involving conspiracy.
Yes to both.
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> On 2011-12-17, at 9:49 AM, Shane Mage wrote:
>> On Dec 17, 2011, at 9:08 AM, James Heartfield wrote:
>>> In fairness to the 9/11 bombers they thought that what they were doing
> was religiously motivated...
>> How do you *know* that (hadn't some of them been observed drinking whiskey
> in bars)? How do you know that *they* even *knew* what they were really
> doing? And how do *you* *know* it?
> Bin Laden and Al Qaeda's assertion that the 9/11 bombers were motived by
> intertwined anti-imperialist and religious impulses is reliable evidence.
> Unless you believe, of course that Bin Laden and al Qaeda were themselves
> part of a Mossad-CIA conspiracy to bring down the twin towers.