Neither have I, but you know.
* France is part of the Netherlands, right? I can never get those straight.
This is often how the hypothetical is phrased but it almost never works out in just this way. The usual options are [snip]
Wow, you've gone through this experience enough times to make statistically meaningful claims about it. Can I shake your hand? How are you even still alive?
Or to put it another way -- Says Who?
I cry BS.. there is NO reason to be deceptive, and obsure tward your fellow man.. If there is an issue work it out through the engagement of the HIGHER learning and the usage of the art of communication..
Scenario: you are captured by an oppressive, murderous dictatorship and being interrogated as to whether you've ever been in communication with the pro-freedom resistance movement. Your choices are to lie convincingly or be taken out and shot.
Generalizations are always* wrong.
* Almost always.
we gave them thermonuclear weapons.
The USA has been an ally of Israel, but I am really skeptical of the above claim.
"Freedom is still the most radical idea of all." -- Nathaniel Branden