Thursday, March 11, 2010

Governments commit genocide daily

Sweden's parliament narrowly approved a resolution today recognizing the 1915 mass killing of Armenians in Turkey as genocide.

Turkey denies that the deaths constituted genocide, saying the toll has been inflated and those killed were victims of civil war and unrest. Turkish Ambassador to Sweden has received instructions to go back to Turkey immediately after the vote.

Me, I find myself kind of in the middle here. Was it genocide? Probably, as it always is when government is involved, but I also think the Turkish stand has some merit. It has been exaggerated a bit for political reasons and during wars shit... sort of... happens.

And if we regard something that happened a hundred years ago that may have or may not have been genocide, as genocide, what is then what the Americans are doing in Afghanistan and Iraq now? Or how about Swedish troops ransacking Europe during the 30-year war of the 17th century?

Or how about the scam of manmade global warming? We know that hundreds of thousands have died because of the regulations, taxes and laws imposed because of that hoax, so isn’t that genocide?

Or what about the war on drugs? Tens of thousands dies of that each year curtsey of government.

Isn’t a government automatically committing genocide just for being government?

Maybe the Armenians should be vindicated and the Turkish onslaught be called genocide, but is it a political decision to be VOTED ON in the Swedish parliament?

I cannot help wondering that this is a political decision, not something to help or support any group of people. Maybe they don’t want Turkey to become member of EU? Maybe they want to destabilize Turkish society? Why now? Why so many countries doing it at the same time? What’s the point?


  1. They just really voted for calling things for what they are. Sweden is not alone in doing this. I suggest that you check out the definitions for genocide before you start writng about it because it's obvious that you don't know it. Being ignorant is not a virtue!

  2. The point is my friend that the Turks never learns!
    I ask you what about the Kurds, what about the September progromnacht 1955 in Istanbul and what about the turkish invasion army in nothern Cyprus????

  3. Genocide is the deliberate and systematic destruction, in whole or in part, of an ethnic, racial, religious, or national group. I'm fully aware of the definition, and it goes on all the time, just as I mentioned in this post.

    Was it really genocide in Turkey? Probably, but is it something parliament should vote on and if so, why not on all the rest of the murders government commit daily?

    You know, it is easy to critize when you don't read, isn't it?

  4. What about Russia? Sweden? The US? UK? Do we have a single country on this planet that hasn't committed genocide? Probably not. Why not vote on those?

  5. The governments should vote because if they don't vote we will see new politicians popup and remakethings as nothing happened!
    Example Mr. Davutoglu's new Ottoman ideas!

  6. As if during the Ottoman empire all multi cultural inhabitants lived in peace with each other!
    Search and find the percentage of christians lived in Turkey at the beginning of the 20th century and now!

  7. Okay, maybe, but is there anyone out there that can explain to me why we’re not voting on all the genocides the Soviet Union preformed? How about the Chinese? And even though the definition is there, it isn’t clear. If we let our elected frauds vote on everything government has done throughout the ages, they will have nothing to do for several years but to vote on this issue.

    And if we let them do so, will it not be political decisions controlling it?

    Is that a good thing?

  8. Would'nt have been better the whole worlds governments voted against Jugoslavia than to bomb apart the Nation and now flick new nations in the "Europe without borders"?

  9. Well, it has to be consensus hasn’t it? I mean if one presumed and very likely to be genocide is voted on and condemned, then we should do the same with all the other thirty-seven thousand or so. Don’t ya think?

  10. This is only interesting because the Turkish governement doesn't agree with most scolars and the fact that their government take such offence. Well, it is tough to be both wrong and proud....