Re: [OT] God knows what [was Re: Bug#283578: ITP: hot-babe -- erotic graphical system activity monitor]
On Wednesday 01 December 2004 18:41, Thomas Bushnell BSG <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Russell Coker <email@example.com> writes:
> > You could. However there is no sign of a repeat of that now so it's less
> > of an issue. The actions of the crusaders bear many similarities to what
> > is happening in the middle east at the moment so it remains topical.
> I'm no fan of the Bush Administration's adventures, but there aren't
> all that many similarities. The current adventure is about oil, about
> Bush's fantasies that he's promoting democracy, and about domestic
> American politics, especially Bush's perceived need to look tough. By
> contrast, the Crusades were motivated much more directly by religion,
Talk to someone who lives in those regions and try and convince them that the
crusades were based on religion.
Visit Venice and see the loot from the crusades on display.
Read about the "Fourth Crusade" where sacking a Christian city was more
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