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Actually, Mao just had more to work with. Stalin killed
some 20-30 million with only 1/4 the population.  How
could anybody read their history and call Mao a revered
leader is beyond me--even China admits he made mistakes.
Gary

On 23 Oct 2004 at 19:04, David Fisher wrote:

> Well put, Bill (as usual.)
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> Mao made Hitler look like a beginner.!
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> dlf
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> From: Bill Polhemus [mailto:bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc] 
> Sent: Saturday, October 23, 2004 6:41 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: [SPAM] - Re: Pouring Concrete==>>please STOP demeaning
> ACI!!
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>   _____  
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> From: Syed Faiz [mailto:sfaiz(--nospam--at)saudioger.com] 
> Sent: Saturday, October 23, 2004 3:30 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: [SPAM] - Re: Pouring Concrete==>>please STOP demeaning
> ACI!!
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> P.S: You're calling Chairman Mao an idiot which is very cruel thing to
> do. In my humble opinion, he was a great leader revered
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>        not only by the Chinese alone but the leaders and common man of
>        the
> world at large. I think he was more visionary
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>        than many that we have endured listening to and watching
>        helplessly
> in recent years.   
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> Gosh, he sure was!
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> I mean, he'd see an entire village of peasants, and "envision" them
> working as slaves for the rest of their life, toiling for the good of
> the State through forced collectivization of his farms (a few of them
> might have been killed along the way, but what's progress without a
> little sacrifice on the part of the "little people"?)
> 
> Oh, and he'd envision scores of "erring" peasants who had not quite
> gotten with the program, would see them in his mind's eye, sitting
> quietly in leg-irons and manacles in the re-education camps across
> China where they could learn "right-thinking" and become productive
> members for the State once again (or line the rice fields with their
> rotting corpses fertilizing the crops, whichever).
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> Why, he was the forward-thinking visionary who brought his country
> such notable events as:
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> 1.      Rural purges, 1946-49: 2-5M deaths 
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> 2.      Urban purges, 1950-57: 1M 
> 
> 3.      Great Leap Forward: 20-43M 
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> 4.      Cultural Revolution: 2-7M 
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> 5.      Labor Camps: 20M 
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> 6.      Tibet: 0.6-1.2M 
> 
> TOTAL: 44.5 to 72M DEAD
> 
> That Mao, what a guy!
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