Ask A Genius 287 – Apocalypse Now, For You (2)
September 11, 2017
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Rick Rosner: And six million of them just slaughtered and the rest just scattered just kind of forced out of their countries. Got right, you know any place you have genocide you to go cross, you know all the genocidal wars across Africa you know people who were established and felt at home in their countries and in other countries who have killed and expelled them. Lebanon was a beautiful paradise on earth until the 70s and then it fell apart. Syria was probably not the most pleasant country but it was a functioning country and now it’s deep in civil wars hell on earth. There was scary there was well I don’t know; I mean there was Iraq was I don’t know if you can call it stable they have had a bunch of wars against Iran. It was under you know a cruel dictator who’ve killed possibly tens of thousands of his own people on average per year but still kind of had a stable structure until we came in and just turn Iraq into a close to a failed state.
So nobody in the words of Monty Python nobody expects or suspects the Spanish Inquisition, nobody in these countries expected to have their other you know within America we’re chauvinistic, we tend to think of other countries especially in certain parts of the world like Africa and Mideast, as just being chaotic hell. But really if you look at the country’s most of them are stable for long periods of time and then the chaos pops up here and there and takes out entire nations that has been functioning if not well at least with some degree of stability for periods of years and decades before everything falls apart.
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