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Please, let’s not be confused. War is not peace.
December 16, 2009, 1:12 am
Filed under: Daily Life & Health

Johan Galtung – 14 Dec 2009

President Obama’s Nobel Prize acceptance lecture in Oslo 10 December 2009–the Human Rights Day!–added tragedy to the comedy.  It was vintage Orwell, war is peace, serving outdated thoughts by nations trying to legitimize their warfare, with the eloquence and charm that came through to many of that persuasion.  A reactionary speech, more becoming to war college graduation in a militaristic country like the USA; and a total travesty of the purpose of the Nobel Peace Prize, intended to go beyond that kind of mentality. To read more: http://www.transcend.org/tms/article_detail.php?article_id=2272

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