Empty Days

Tuesday, March 30, 2004



There will be many documentaries about Rwanda coming up. It's started already.

This is instrumental in two ways - reminding "the world" (is that us, the stupid helpless viewers?) what happens in a country after half of the population kills the other half and then both have to live together despite the so-recent past and so many orphans and killers; but also reminding the world what is wrong with concentrating exclusively on some popular issue while horrible things are brewing elsewhere but are of no direct concern to "us" (today that might be War-on-Terror vs Sudan, for example).

I don't think it will do much good though. But it's better than complete oblivion.

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Update. Apparently people are noticing Sudan. However just look what FOXnews proposes as solution. I've always suspected that Instapundit was low on brain material but never knew to just what extent :-0





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