>After a police officer shot Carlo Giuliani in the|
>head, Time magazine published a requiem of sorts
>-- explaining that the 23-year-old Italian
> protester pretty much got what he deserved.
>"One man died in Genoa; a man, we must presume,
>who was swayed by the false promise that
>violence -- not peaceful protest, not
>participation in the democratic process -- is
>the best way to advance a political cause,"
>Time's article concluded. "It is not too much to
>hope that the next time his friends stoop to
>pick up a cobblestone, they will remember a
>lesson learned when plows first broke the
> Mesopotamian earth: You reap what you sow."
>How dare they chide him, even to his grave! The
>hypocricy and misguidedness of the "You reap
>what you sow." comment makes my stomach churn.
>Who tortured and killed durring protests in
>Brazil, protests in Papua New Guinea, and
>protests in Genoa? It wasn't protesters and it
>wasn't even black bloc participants. It was the
>police and government agents who are traind and
>paid to commit such acts of suppression against
>the people. And even these murders are
>insignificant when compared to the deaths
>directly tied to the policies of the so called
>"G8". Those with power and influence wonder why
>there is a black bloc. I'll tell you why. They
>remember a lesson learned when plows first broke
> the Mesopotamian earth: You reap what you >sow.