Originally Posted by DeepFrz
Hungry and desperate people will do almost anything to survive. The same as greedy wealthy people will do almost anything to maintain their status.
Ok - My mod hats off and if one of the mods wants to delete this (amnd possibly my other post), I am OK with it because technically we might be talking politics.
However Somali pirates are a big issue for cruisers so maybe they will allow a little lattitude.
Ghandi - peacefully protested oppression for years and changed a country
Mandela - Peacefully protested an outrage for years, went to jail as a martyr and changed a country and the world
Neither one of these gentleman rounded up some followers hopped in a boat and started stealing ships and killing innocent people.
Sorry - I will never buy any argument that says terrorism is justified because people are hungry.
Can't go there at all...
and some other African nations need visionary, selfless, leadership to change generations of tribal conflict, illogical border divisions, anarchy and despotism.
To hint that crime against 3rd parties is justified because of societal breakdown is ludicrous on it's face.