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How worthy is a man' life, when he has to spend it in constant fear?
A human life is more than biology. It is beliefs, attitudes, creations, and to struggle against other's b&a&c. (which means that our roots can be as older has the oldest recorded thoughts).

We, in PSOE, refuse the politics of fear, and turn Spain away from a terror mentality, because we know that by doing so, our citizens lives would be less free, less intense, less worthy to be remembered.
X. knew it, and thought for that too. As they say in that part of our country: as he lived well, so he died well.

To refuse terrorism is to refuse terror in our hearts. That what we do, in this government: we think as cold-heartedly as possible to allow our citizens to live free, rich lives, instead of making the menace omnipresent and dominant in our cities and political life.

That would be my speech to parliament.

by findmeaDoorIntoSummer on Fri Mar 7th, 2008 at 11:27:45 AM EST
I do nto think the PM will adress congress.. and the fear narrative is not ingrained in Spain so much despite the attempt in some quartets to push this idea.

here it is about the best way to deal with the end of ETA.. this is the standard narrative/discussion in the politic arena...except for some rabids who think that Zapatero is a terrorist.

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I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact. Levi-Strauss, Claude

by kcurie on Fri Mar 7th, 2008 at 11:48:27 AM EST
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so PP does not follow the politics of fear? good to know. thanks.
by findmeaDoorIntoSummer on Fri Mar 7th, 2008 at 12:16:19 PM EST
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Oh.. no some elemnts of the party try to do it... but ETA is so weak that it does not get into thepopulations.

Besides, here in Spain there is an old conception that fear is for wimps... and be worried about your security is "sissy"...

Different world and cultures from the US or other countries.  Even after 11-M there was not such a fear.

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I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact. Levi-Strauss, Claude

by kcurie on Fri Mar 7th, 2008 at 12:23:26 PM EST
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