February 6th, 2006


That's a Good Way to Explain It

Armed Liberal provides the pop culture explanation of why I support democratizing the Middle East.

James, there is another fear. The fear of what we'll become if we kill them all. It's powerful - the thing that comes to mind is the line in Pulp Fiction where Samuel Jackson explains to Tim Roth why he's giving him his money:

Jules: Wanna know what I'm buyin' Ringo?
Pumpkin: What?
Jules: Your life. I'm givin' you that money so I don't hafta kill your ass.

I'm willing to spend a lot to buy the lives of the Muslim world.


To paraphrase Spider Robinson, genocide gets your soul all icky.
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