Sunday, July 05, 2009

From David Yount's website: Three charts of arguments for and against the war in Iraq

David Yount is a philosopher at Mesa Community College. A redated post.

3 comments:

Alex Dalton said...

Those aren't really arguments against, but responses to arguments for in the right-hand columns.

What about the fact that Congress never authorized the war?

What about the cost in human lives?

What about he trillions of dollars it is costing us to be over there?

IlĂ­on said...

"What about the fact that Congress never authorized the war?"

See me dramatically rolling my eyes.


"What about the cost in human lives?"

What about the cost in human lives if sit on our thumbs while "terrorism" advances?


I see that you use an image from the movie version of 'Lord of the Rings.' If you've learned nothing from history, nor from understanding human nature, can you not at least learn something from LotR?

Clayton said...

Ilion,

In light of the facts available now, you really think that in terms of overall lives the world is better off because of the war? I don't think even W. thinks that is true.