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Re: [Off-topic] Was: mailing list vs "the futur"

On Tuesday 04 September 2018 14:15:01 John Hasler wrote:

> Gene writes:
> > macht nichts. Doesn't make any difference IOW, they are all bad.
> But the Great War was also "The War To End All Wars".  Seems to have
> worked, eventually.  Nobody declares war any more.
No, they just get called terrorists.

> > Mans inhumanity to man knows no bounds and leaves the participants
> > in the ditches with what we call PTSD today.  Then it was "shell
> > shock", same thing they've now given it a "better" name of PTSD
> "Shell shock" initially was assumed to result from bombardment. It was
> never well-defined and has fallen out of use. "Combat stress reaction"
> refers to an acute (that is, prompt) psychiatric reaction to combat
> stress and covers most of what used to be called "shell shock". It
> becomes PTSD if it persists for long enough.
> We're going to get flamed again for being off-topic.

Thats Godwins Law isn't it? But I'll have to agree, we've about wore it 

Cheers, Gene Heskett
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
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