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M Bitsko

This Free Burma "post" is a useless gesture. It is silence rather than speech. Inaction rather than action. It won't affect the generals or the people of Burma in any way.

Charles Liu

From what? How about free Burma from NED/CIA interference and America's "privatized" foreign policy implement to George Soros' OSI?

It is an open secret that Anug San Suu Kyi's is connected tp the CIA thru think tank Einstein Institute (operated by DIA intel ops Robert Helvey):

http://www.google.com/search?q=Aung+San+Suu+Kyi+Robert+Helvey

http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Albert_Einstein_Institution

Burmese pro-democracy leaders openly acknowledge receiving support from OSI, a quasi-government organization funded by George Sorors - the guy who rapped the Thai Bhat.

Again I ask - free Burma from what?

mahathir_fan

Charles,
I don't understand how the pro-democracy leaders can get funding from CIA or OSI. Aren't CIA or OSI anti Communist? Why would they support pro-democracy if they are anti-Communist? Also, Aung San Suu Kii's father is the founder of the Communist party of Burma.

mahathir_fan

Charles,
The answer to your question is the people protesting wants to be free from financial burden. But the foreigners wants to fan this protest into an anti-government protest.

A lot of Westerners think things like human rights, freedom of press etc. etc. is most important.

I tend to disagree. The most important freedom is freedom of thought, to critic. This can come from a well founded education that does not promote rote-learning, but one that continously questions the assumptions and the philosophy of an underlying subject.

This is not easy to quantify as well. I have met many students for example who cannot explain to me why the sum of the measures of the angles in a triangle is 180 degrees. Knowing that there are 180 degrees in a triangle is a MOST basic fact in Mathematics. Yet no student I have met to date can defend this fact. They know that "it just is" or "i have always known" or "that's what the book says". I ask "Why can't it be 200 degrees" and they get stumped.


The 2nd most important freedom that humans should strive for is Financial Freedom. With no financial freedom, we will be slaves.

Can the military men of Myanmar give the Myanmar people freedom of thought? Are education and literacy rate constantly improving ? SEcondly, are their standard of living rising?

If not, then are they the best hope for Myanmar? it is very difficult to quantify objectively the 2nd question because with economic sanctions etc. they can be forced to living sub standard living.

Charles Liu

MF, here's an article where Mahathir discussed the Indonesian government's knowledge of Soros and OSI's involvement in the Burma mess:

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/1997/09/29/232108/index.htm

Charles Liu

R, I feel completely vindicated:

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/IJ17Ae01.html

The geopolitical stakes 'Saffron Revolution'
By F William Engdahl
...
The tragedy of Myanmar, whose land area is about the size of George W Bush's Texas, is that its population is being used as a human stage prop in a drama scripted in Washington by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), the George Soros Open Society Institute, Freedom House and Gene Sharp's Albert Einstein Institution, a US intelligence asset used to spark "non-violent" regime change around the world on behalf of the US strategic agenda.

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