"Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons." Bertrand Russell

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Chomsky in the Guardian

A negotiated solution to the Iranian nuclear crisis is within reach

The US must take three basic steps to defuse this confrontation. The consequences of not doing so could be grim

Noam Chomsky
Monday June 19, 2006
The Guardian

The urgency of halting the proliferation of nuclear weapons, and moving toward their elimination, could hardly be greater. Failure to do so is almost certain to lead to grim consequences, even the end of biology's only experiment with higher intelligence. As threatening as the crisis is, the means exist to defuse it.

continued... The Guardian via MLMB

Oh and the Guardian recently 'took on' chomsky. Funny stuff.