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On Saving Sri lanka – The Moral Dimension

By Izeth Hussain

 Izeth Hussain

Izeth Hussain

It now seems to be generally agreed that Sri Lanka could enter into a collision course with India if the SL Government continues to shilly-shally over reaching a political solution to the ethnic problem on the basis of devolution. Adverse reactions from India and the Western powers could turn out to be seriously detrimental to Sri Lanka’s interests. What strategy should our Government follow in this situation? I concluded my last article On Collision Course with India?  – after pointing out that international relations are determined by power and morality – as follows: “Sri Lanka has no military or economic power worth talking about, and the only way it can come through unscathed is by occupying the moral high ground, in dealing with India and the international community, and above all in dealing with the ethnic problem,”

In this article I want to deal with the question of the moral dimension in international relations, why it counts, and why what might be called “moral power” could count for even more than the hard power of guns and the soft power of economic might or media control. This question can be addressed in many ways. I find it convenient to have recourse to Bertrand Russell’s  A History of Western Philosophy which I had occasion to consult recently. He wrote, “Ever since men became capable of free speculation, their actions, in innumerable respects, have depended on their theories as to the world and human life, as to what is good and what is evil. This is as true in the present day as at any former time.”

It must acknowledge that India has a legitimate say in our ethnic problem because of the fall-out in Tamil Nadu. Above all, it must do everything that is humanly possible to make the Northern Provincial Council a success.

It must acknowledge that India has a legitimate say in our ethnic problem because of the fall-out in Tamil Nadu. Above all, it must do everything that is humanly possible to make the Northern Provincial Council a success.

He pointed out that after the collapse of the Roman Empire there followed the dark ages from 500 AD to 1100 AD when power was exercised by kings and nobles in a brutal and chaotic world. Order was restored from around 1100 AD with the rising power of the Papacy. How was it possible for the Papacy to exercise control and impose order over the kings and nobles when the latter had all the weapons and the Papacy had none? Russell points to several factors to explain that paradox. Only the Catholic clergy had literacy at that time. The kings and the nobles were divided and quarrelling with each other while the Papacy was united. More important was that the Popes had the power of the keys: they could send the kings to heaven or to eternal perdition. The Pope could absolve people from the duty of obedience to the king and thereby foment rebellion. None of those factors are relevant now, but the last one mentioned by Russell remains relevant to this day – a point that I will return to later in this article: there was a rising mercantile class in Europe whose interests required law and order, exemplified by the Papacy, which they therefore supported against the kings whose uncontrolled power would lead to chaos. Russell thought that that factor was decisive in establishing Papal power over secular power, particularly in Italy.

Russell is explaining how the moral dimension came to constrict, control, and guide secular power during the Middle Ages in Europe. But what he is saying has a much wider relevance and can apply to other parts of the world as well. Before the rise of states, in the so-called acephalous societies, a sort of primitive communism reigned for the most part and power, the little there was of it, was exercised on a consensual basis. With the rise of the State power became coercive and it was exercised by a centralized authority. With that arose the problem of controlling power, which if left totally uncontrolled almost invariably became intolerably destructive. Another superb book by Russell, Power, has as its epigraph the story of the old Chinese woman who voluntarily lived alone in the tiger-infested wilderness. Her explanation, embodying the wisdom of the ages, was that in the city there was despotic government and despotic government was far worse than tigers. In the traditional societies secular power was limited by the religious order which imposed moral constraints on power. In modern societies power is not constrained by the religious order but by other means. However there is always a moral dimension to power or else there is barbarity and chaos.

I come now to the question of the moral dimension in contemporary international relations. The moral dimension is embodied in the UN Charter, in the Covenants and Declarations on human rights, in the Resolutions adopted by the UN organs and specialized agencies, and in all the action taken under UN aegis to bring about a peaceful and better world for the benefit of the peoples of the world. The UN is the consequence of the two world wars of the first half of this century, the two greatest blood-lettings in all human history, which took place within a brief span of just thirty one years. All that made Europe and the US determined to avoid a further World War, which indeed has been successfully avoided so far, partly at least because of the UN. All that led also to a desire to build a world that meets the aspirations of humanity all over the world. The struggle for that world is continuing.

I must now make an important clarification about the moral dimension in relation to the Second World. According to some the aspect of a moral crusade for democracy and human rights was an afterthought, something that was consequent to the post-War realization of the horror of the Holocaust against the Jews. The rationale for the War, according to that notion, was realpolitik, just raw power relations, and nothing else. Hitler only wanted to bring together the German-speaking peoples of Europe, making Germany a participant in an Aryan domination of the globe, and he never wanted a war against Britain or a World War. His fatal mistake was in failing to understand that his project required that Germany become the dominant power in Europe, which was something that Britain would never accept without a war in terms of a policy established over the centuries. It does seem plausible therefore to argue that the War was fought for reasons of realpolitik and had no moral dimension at all.

But if true, that was true only of the incipient stage of the War, and even that seems doubtful because the propaganda war started in Britain – the rest of Europe being under the heel of the Nazis – quickly after the war began, and what was the propaganda war but a moral crusade? It was meant to uphold Democracy against Fascism. Within Britain there was a movement to bring about a social transformation, of which George Orwell was an emblematic figure. His 1941 essay England Your England, written as a piece of war propaganda, has acquired the status of an enduring classic because it has behind it a deep love of England, and also his deepest political commitment: to bring about a socialist society through liberal democracy. That movement led to the downfall of Churchill and the coming to power of the Labour Party. There was therefore a moral dimension to the Second World War both externally and internally.

I wrote above that Russell thought that the aspirations of the rising mercantile class was the decisive factor in establishing the supremacy of the Church over the State after 1100 AD. In the decades following the Second World War there has arisen a comparable factor: the aspirations towards a better life of the peoples of the world. It is those aspirations, embodied in the UN, that fuel the moral dimension in contemporary international relations. The power of that moral dimension was shown most convincingly by the Vietnam War: the US had the power to blow up the whole of Vietnam to smithereens, but the international moral standards of the time would not allow that, and the American troops had to be withdrawn ignominiously. However, the moral dimension does not reign supreme in contemporary international relations, as shown most convincingly by the Iraq War. The US assisted by Britain ravaged that country, causing around a million deaths, after lying that there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. The miscreants responsible for that monstrous crime, Bush and Blair, have not been hanged. It remains however that, on the whole, the moral dimension does count in international relations.

Sri Lanka has no hard power or soft power worth talking about, and our only recourse therefore has to be to moral power. Certain steps practically dictate themselves as essential. The Government must stop duckspeak, such as on giving 13A plus which went on for almost five years, and stop blatantly reneging on commitments. It must disband the Parliamentary Select Committee on the ethnic problem as it is so obviously a nonsensical exercise. It must acknowledge that India has a legitimate say in our ethnic problem because of the fall-out in Tamil Nadu. Above all, it must do everything that is humanly possible to make the Northern Provincial Council a success. Those are some of the essential steps that should enable us to occupy the moral high ground in dealing with India and the international community. In the alternative, the consequences could be unpleasant.

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    Dear Mr. Izeth Hussain –

    “It now seems to be generally agreed that Sri Lanka could enter into a collision course with India if the SL Government continues to shilly-shally over reaching a political solution to the ethnic problem on the basis of devolution. “

    Bertrand Russel also said, identification of the Problem is 95% of the Solution. Indians need to be told the Problem.

    So what is the Problem in Lanka, the Land of Native Veddah?

    1. The lies and imaginations of Para-Monk Mahanama claiming that the Para-Sinhala were the first to be in the Land of Native Veddah, and that Para-Tamils and other paras came later.

    2. However, the facts are that the Native Veddah Aethho were in the Land of native Veddah for well over 30,000 years before the Paras from South India and India arrived by Illegal boats, Hora Oru and Kall-thonis.

    3. This fact, can be proved by analyzing the DNA of Para-Sinhala, Para-Tamils, and other Paras and comparing them to the Natives of South India and India.

    4. This fact needs to be publicized widely, the lies and imaginations of Para-Monk Mahanama Exposed, and clearly stated in a Preamble with the Indians.

    5. Once you get these facts out of the way, can make request if India will take back all the paras who came from India based on the DNA analysis. Naturally they would decline. Who would like to take a bunch of racists, murderers, war criminals and rapids claiming to be Buddhist and Hindus?

    6. It like being an alcoholic. It is hard to cure an alcoholic without getting the alcoholic to accept that the alcoholic is an alcoholic.

    The paras, especially para-Sinhala and Para-Tamils are like alcoholics. It is hard to cure an alcoholic without getting the alcoholic to accept that the alcoholic is an alcoholic. However, the data clearly shows that the para-Sinhala and para-Tamils are clearly Paras, in the Land of Native Veddah Aethho.

    7. All you have to do is to see what lies are being taught Sinhala School children, in School as well as Sunday School, Dahaam Pasela, based on the lies and imaginations of monk Mahanama in Mahawansa. The Para-Sinhala children when they grow up, they believe the lies.

    8. Put posters exposing the lies, and telling the Truth about the Paras.

    9. Even in America, still 1 in 4, 25% believe the Sun goes around the Earth. What percentage of paras in Lanka, the Land of Native Veddah, believe that beyond believing in the lies and imaginations written in Mahawansa?

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      This bloody paraya amaraya doesn’t say whether he is a bastard of some monkey or his father is a paraya. Bugger writes the same thing over and again to waste the space. Needless to say though, inquisitive and intelligent people separate unsubstantiated writing from facts.

      Reading a bit of concocted historical writing here and there or writings by separatists and some hypothesis of pseudo scientists, stupid bugger amaraya thinks he has become a scholar. And the bugger had expanded some archaeologists’ visualisation a few moons back to affirm that vedda walked the seas 25,000 years back and came here. Now the mad man has forgotten about it completely and introduced a new date line for that event: Bugger says vedda sea walking took place 30,000 years back. Soon the bugger would say ‘Balangoda Man’ is a Vedda. There is no archeological proof to prove any of it. All these are imaginations like ‘the Big Bang’ and ‘the singularity’.

      Talking about vedda dna canot one argue that vedda has developed a separate set of dna because their small sect had intermarried with one another for two thousand odd years?

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        Para-Mechanic and Para-Avatars,

        “This bloody paraya amaraya doesn’t say whether he is a bastard of some monkey or his father is a paraya. Bugger writes the same thing over and again to waste the space”

        Para-Sinhala going berserk in the Land of native Veddah Aethho, on telling the TRUTH.

        1. Truth Hurts. Paras, especially Para-Sinhala paras’s do not want the truth out, just like the Church did 400 years ago.

        2. The Para-Sinhala and other paras are like the Catholic Church. When Amaraya’s “predecessors”, Copernicus, Galileo and Kepler proved with supporting data, that the Earth rotates on its own axis, and goes around the Sun, the Catholic Church banned it, as it disproved their worldview, made it a crime to teach it, and banned the books, an burned Giardano Bruno.

        The nationality or ethnicity of Copernicus, Galileo and Kepler was irrelevant.

        Index Librorum Prohibitorum

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Index_Librorum_Prohibitorum

        The aim of the list was to protect the faith and morals of the faithful by preventing the reading of heretical and immoral books. Books thought to contain such errors included works by astronomers such as Johannes Kepler’s Epitome astronomiae Copernicanae, which was on the Index from 1621 to 1835, and by philosophers, like Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason. The various editions of the Index also contained the rules of the Church relating to the reading, selling and pre-emptive censorship of books—editions and translations of the Bible that hadn’t been approved by the Church could be banned.[5]

        3. The data clearly supports that the Para-Sinhala are paras, and this should be pointed out to the Hon. Prime Minster of India, Mr. Modi

        The Truthful para, based on convincing data, admit it.

        The Major Picture In Understanding Our Ethnic Conflict

        https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/the-major-picture-in-understanding-our-ethnic-conflict/

        “Let me try a timeline for the ‘pious joy of the people.’ In respect of ancient Sri Lanka, initially, there had been Indigenous People according to archiologycal and other evidence, even continuing until the modern times. Native Vaddas were the culprits.”

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        Dear Para-mechanic, Para-Avatars and Para-followers of Para Monk-Mahanama of Mahawansa Fame-Notoriety,

        1. The Church could not make the Sun Go around, the stationary Earth. Too Bad!

        2. The paras, the Para-Sinhalese and para-Tamils cannot prove that they are NOT Paras, in the Land of native Veddah.

        https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/the-major-picture-in-understanding-our-ethnic-conflict/

        “Let me try a timeline for the ‘pious joy of the people.’ In respect of ancient Sri Lanka, initially, there had been Indigenous People according to archiologycal and other evidence, even continuing until the modern times. Native Vaddas were the culprits.”

        3. The Geological and Climatological data, in addition to arcjhilogical data supports thet the Para, the Para-sinhala and Para-Tamils and their derivatives are paras in the land of Native Veddah.

        4. If there is any Para blood among the Native Veddah, it is due to the rape of Native Veddah Aethho Women by the Paras.

        This confers to rights, to the Paras. Of course, thje offspring of the rapes, do have some rights, based on DNA analysis.

        5. “Talking about vedda dna canot one argue that vedda has developed a separate set of dna because their small sect had intermarried with one another for two thousand odd years?”

        No. This is not biology or DNA evolution. It the same argument put by the Intelligence design people, pow being advanced by the Para-Sinhalese.

        Listen to Ken Miller.

        The Paras should get back to South India/Nagaland , where they belong. They can follow their myths in India.

        https://genographic.nationalgeographic.com/

        Since its launch in 2005, National Geographic’s Genographic Project has used advanced DNA analysis and worked with indigenous communities to help answer fundamental questions about where humans originated and how we came to populate the Earth.

        Ken Miller on Human Evolution and Para-Sinhala and para-Tamil Evolution

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zi8FfMBYCkk

        Uploaded on Feb 14, 2007 Dr. Ken Miller talks about the relationship between Homo sapiens and the other primates. He discusses a recent finding of the Human Genome Project which identifies the exact point of fusion of two primate chromosomes that resulted in human chromosome #2.

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        mechanic

        “Reading a bit of concocted historical writing here and there or writings by separatists and some hypothesis of pseudo scientists, stupid bugger amaraya thinks he has become a scholar.”

        Are you talking about your guru the Pandit Off The Cuff?

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    MaRa thinks he can fight India, USA, UN with backing of China.

    one could only for the size of his finger.

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    It is good to read Izeth Hussain departing from his usual anti-Tamil and anti-Indian rhetoric. In recent times he continued his prejudiced also in pouring scorn on Narendra Modi – a favoured anti-Muslim target. He appears to switch gear and is on the rational path as he wisely sees :-

    (1) The Government must yield on 13A plus, which, at any rate, Rajapakse had agree with India more than once.

    (2) Stop blatantly reneging on commitments

    (3) It must disband the Parliamentary Select Committee on the ethnic problem as it is so obviously a nonsensical exercise (My note – it is not merely nonsensical but is all deception and trickery aimed only at gaining time)

    (4) It must acknowledge that India has a legitimate say in our ethnic problem.

    (5) Above all, it must do everything that is humanly possible to make the Northern Provincial Council a success.

    Those indeed are some of the essential steps that should enable us to occupy the moral high ground in dealing with India and the international community. In the alternative, the consequences could be unpleasant. Well said, Mr. Hussain. I am glad going back to the rational and wise thoughts of the timeless Lord Russell has made a qualitative change in Hussain’s thinking. Hussain’s contribution to peace and reconciliation in this article surpasses those other regular and well known commentators in these – some of whom in their sophistry
    more keen to catch the eye of the regime to gain cushy positions.

    R. Varathan

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      R. Varathan

      “(3) It must disband the Parliamentary Select Committee on the ethnic problem as it is so obviously a nonsensical exercise (My note – it is not merely nonsensical but is all deception and trickery aimed only at gaining time) “

      Looks like Para-Tamils are beginning to understand the Para-Sinhala, in the Land of Native Veddah Aethho.

      If you want to do inter-planetary travel, please use the Copernican-Kepler model and NOT the Church’s Geocentric Model and get lost in space.

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    Izeth [Edited out]. I really like what you are saying. Are you ready to lead those who are willing to take the following moral actions:

    1. State quite clearly that the project aimed at generating a Sinhala Buddhist State on this island is unacceptable.

    2. Apologize to the minorities for the torture, rape, murder, mayhem and marginalization that this project has subjected them to.

    3. Declare a commitment to the construction of a cosmopolitan state on this island

    4. Declare a willingness to join the minorities in constructing such a state.

    If you are shall we get moving on preparing a statement that all interested persons can be invited to subscribe to?

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      Crazyoldmansl

      The best solution is to get all the Paras, Para-Sinhala, para-Tamils, Para-Muslims etc to South India, where they came from.

      The Truth about the para need to be exposed, in the Land of native Veddah, because the facts support it.

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    An excellent analysis. More innocent people of Iraq are now again suffering for the deception of Bush and Blair. It is a tragedy that they can go scot free for their lies. The world cannot forgive them for this. Bensen

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    Talking about ‘Iraq War’, all that the so-called International Community had done was set a catalyst (democracy) to unsettle the entire region. That may well be the aim of the IC.

    Then again, war is nothing new to Arabs since they were forced to become Muslims in 622-634 AD at the point of a sword by Muhammad-ibn-abdallah and his Allah fearing maniac gang. At the end of each war, defeated victims were given the choice of Islam or death. Only Muhammad’s uncle, Abu Talib was spared.

    Once Muhammad force converted all Arabs to Islam, they had become fanatical members of Muhammad’s cult for Muhammad’s Koran said, eternal virgins awaits for jihadis in Allah’s heaven. Now, that is in addition to the Koran approval for Jihadis to have women slaves as war booty. And that is in addition to their four wives. And these are very powerful impetus for anyone to become a jihadi. So, descendants of new converts fought numerous Jihads on behalf of Allah and Muhammad. Soon everyone in the Middle East had become Arabs within a short period. Gone were the Egyptians, Assyrians, Messapians and other descendants of ancient races. Amazingly, in just a generation, new converts have forgotten that their forefathers were not Muslims or even Arabs.

    Then Muslim Arabs started their Jihad against Zoroastrian, Persians of Iran, Baluchistan and Afghanistan in 634 to 651 AD. Then the Jihad against the Byzantine Christians in 634 to 1453 AD. Then the Jihad against Coptic Christian in Egypt in 640 to 655 AD. Then it was against pagan Berbers in 650 to 700 AD. Then the Jihad against Franks (French) in 720 to 732 AD. Then it was against Spaniards in 711 to 730 AD. Then it was against Chinese in 751 AD. Then it was against Hindus of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh in 638 to 1857 AD. The list can go on and on. What I wanted to say is war is nothing new to Arabs. It is lack of war that upset arabs.

    If Muslims cannot find unbelievers to fight they’ll fight themselves for the right interpretation of Allah’s word. So, democracy doesn’t work with Islam for Islam is a psychology of perpetual war. Just check it, the Koran is a manual of instruction to wage terrorism.

    I agree that Bush and Blair ravaged Iraq with a made up charge and Chilcot report looks like in permanent hibernation. But neither Bush nor Blair set Shiite and Sunni Muslims against each other when their armies left Iraq. To their credit they rid of a dictator and set democracy in motion. I think Bush and Blair’s crime is that they knew democracy doesn’t work in Islam and yet they forced it on Iraqis, Libyans and et al.

    It looks as if Iraq doesn’t have a government now. Last Friday top Shiite Muslim cleric issued a call to arms against Muslim extremists (Sunnis) whose ISIL vowed a jihad against Shiites to establish a new Sunni country. I say Allah and Muhammad set Shiite and Sunni Muslims to fight each other.

    So, this writer Izeth Hussain blaming Bush and Blair for the tinderbox situation in Iraq right now has no validity whatsoever.

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      Banda

      Good Summary, However, the current and modern situation in Iraq is more complex.

      “So, this writer Izeth Hussain blaming Bush and Blair for the tinderbox situation in Iraq right now has no validity whatsoever”

      Actually, if you look at the region, there were wars between different people and periods of tranquility for quite some time.

      Th situation in Iraq is similar to the situation in former Yugoslavia after dictator Tito.

      1, Iraq was stable and “united” under Saddam Hussein, the the Sunni Arab dictator who was a Bath Atheist.

      Iraq should have been a Federal Republic or 3 countries, with Shiite Arabs to the South, The Sunni Arabs in the Middle and Sunni Kurd in the North.

      2. However, the Present day Iraq and Middle East goes back to the Sykes-Picot agreement after WW 1 to divide the spoils of the Ottoman Empire. Germany lost territories and it’s colonies and faced restrictions, that was the start of WW2.

      Both WW1 and WW2 were Colonial Wars, by the Western Imperialists.

      3. Sykes-Picot agreement divided people with very little consideration to given to people who were living in those territories.One of their goals was to divide the Sunni Arabs. Iraq became Sunni, Shia and Kurd.

      The countries are making adjustments post Western European Colonialism.,

      Kurds were divided between Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria.

      The foundation for the division of the lands in the middle east among the different people, was based on Islam , Arabs, Persians Turks and Mongols and Islam that goes back hundreds of years.

      Remember, Baghdad was sacked by Mongols in the 13th Century and most inhabitants in massacred.

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        Some interesting comments from Banda, Bensen Burner and Amarasiri.
        Islam has been a religion that came to power by the sword,
        forced conversions and such laughable forms of bribery like multiple virgins in heaven for those who kill in the name of Islam. Modernism has not cleansed Islam of some of its savagic features if you remember the irrational Ayatollah Khomeini issuing a Fatwa on Salam Rushdie merely for a few innocuous sentences. What is significant is the entire Islamic world in the 21st century closed ranks behind this medieval zealot Khomeini. This fright is one of those behind the Sinhala extremists presently. This story of Islamic Brotherhood cannot be taken seriously. Look at what Iran and Iraq, both Muslim, did to each other killing over a million “Brothers” Chemical warfare was resorted to. Only if they had a nuclear bomb then they would have used it against each other giving no thoughts to the rest of the world.

        The truth of what is happening in Iraq and elsewhere today is the continuing battle between the Sunnis and the Shias that began on the day of Prophet Mohamed’s death 1,400 years ago. It is continued in all its bloody form even today and will continue. The quarrel began as to who should succeed Mohamed and entitled to his violently acquired wealth by bloody conquest of neighbours. From all evidence it should have been Mohamed’s cousin and son in law Ali (Ali ibn abu Talib, the 1st Shia Imam
        and son of Abu Talib who also brought up Mohamed in his own household) but intimidation, violence and conspiracy denied him his just due. Those peaceful and nice phrases found in Islam are mostly borrowed from Judaism and Christianity – that includes the Book, the Mountain, fasting, eating habits etc.

        As usual, I will be accused of promoting anti-Islamic thought. But that is, sadly, the history of Islam which modern thinkers like Rushdie and thousands of others in many Islamic societies take issue with.

        Hooker

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      Thank god for wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, etc.

      Otherwise these people will grow like wildfire.

      More the merrier!

      World need wars in Muslim countries to control Muslim population growth.

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    Izeth:

    Does the regime really know the meaning of the word “moral” anyway. What do you think can your article teach the regime that Buddhism could not. These people are born cheats and they have deceit running in their veins.

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    What is the Moral Dimension of the Sinhala Buddhists who deplored the LTTE when they killed Innocent Civilians and Buddhist Monks by the Busload, compared to a similar act by the Forces who massacred Tamil Men, Women and Children in their custody? If the LTTE was wrong, then the Forces are also wrong for committing the same Crime. Why try to adopt double standards to save the guilty in the Forces and the Top Brass who gave the Orders? A Wrong is a Wrong and the guilty should be punished. If not, the displayed Impunity by the Political Leadership and the Forces on Sheik Khuram murder, Bahratha Luxman murder, Rathupaswela massacre and a number of other murders committed already and those who have Raped so many women, moving freely in society without even an Inquiry, who are above the Law, will increase beyond imagination. The mockery made by the MR govt of the recent assault and the burning of the vehicle of a duty conscious Policeman is an indicator of events to come, if this Corrupt Regime is not checked with an International Inquiry right now. Every right thinking Citizen be they Buddhist, Christian, Islamist or Hindu and Sinhala, Tamil, Muslim or Burgher should unitedly support for an International Inquiry.

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      well said Gamini.
      Compared to LTTE Sri Lankans had the high moral ground.

      But subsequently MaRa and clan brought shame to our country.
      You showed some good examples. MaRa is now turely showing how he was brought up in Medumulana.

      Even disastrous is how he is nurturing up extremist groups BBS and Ravana Balaya who are really kindling communal fist fights. If goes uncontrolled later country may end up in another disaster.

      Hope some moral authorities or gods save our country from these rascals.

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      gaminiyo,
      Look around where you live. Neo-Nazis and populist parties that won EU recent elections in Britain, France, Denmark, Austria are all anti-immigrant. Nationalist parties gained significantly in other Eu countries as well. Can’t you see, whites hate you immigrant buggers so much, 36% more British went to polls to cast their vote to neo-nazis than they did at the last EU elections in 2009. Coming colores is no good for you lot. So, leave us to worry about Sri Lanka and start worrying about your’s and your children’s future in the UK.

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        Mechanic,
        To be frank, life outside the country as a second class citizen is better because there is Law and Order compared to the Lawlessness in Sri Lanka which makes no sense living as a first class citizen even, as citizens have been deprived of basic Human Rights? This is the reality, thanks to your ilk.

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    Vietnam war and Iraq war were both ignoble. At both times, millions of people (Vietnamese and Iraqis) were killed). During the Vietnam war, the US did blow up Vietnam to smithereens ( sans atomic/nuclear bombs- thank God). American forces pulled out because, without Atomic bombs to flatten the whole of Vietnam (and shame the White race as Devils), there was nothing else they could do. The Vietcong, being committed to their country, heritage, ethnicity and Buddhist religion, fought with such patriotic vigour that US soldiers found that fighting for US capitalistic propaganda machine held no morality.

    As per the UN…….now the UN was formed out of the madness of Western civilization which ended in the 2 ignoble world Wars. UN therefore must work for the mad schizophrenia type war-mongering races, and leave a peaceful Buddhist country like Sri Lanka alone, without further stoking up European flames of war-passion on the vulnerable Hindoos.

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      “…and leave a peaceful Buddhist country like Sri Lanka alone, without further stoking up European flames of war-passion on the vulnerable Hindoos.”

      See how “peaceful” Aluthgama is today in your ‘Buddhist’ country. What is it that makes people oblivious of the madness and racism among their own, and make tall claims about their ‘peaceful’ race/religion?

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        What it is, is in the percentages: In Sri Lanka it is merely 0.1% of monks stoking up flames of passion against apolitical Islamists; in TN, it is 100% of the Hindoos wielding battle axes via the book of Eelam.

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    Al Qaeda is rising in SL.

    e.g. Aluthgama

    Nip it in the bud or get ready for another genocide.

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      Do it and be suprised when NaMo drops more than parippu on skunk state lanka.

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    all those who talk about wars.. forgotten the Buddhist Japan’s atrocities against fellow buddhists in Korea, China.. etc.
    100’s of thousands of buddhists women were used by the buddhist japanese army as sex slaves.. shame on the buddhist modayo..

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    Buddhism is peaceful except for the millions it butchered.. as recently as in Sri Lanka aka land of the MaraPadha..(with 100’s of thousands of hindu innocents men women and children butchered) and the inter butchery.. between the various buddhist sects..

    FYI: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhism_and_violence (peaceful buddhism )

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