posted on Feb, 22 2015 @ 12:38 PM
a reply to: TheLaughingGod
I believe there is plenty of wisdom in what you say; I, myself, have been one of the most vociferous critics of ISIS atrocities and other acts of
Muslim and Nazi extremism. STILL, we mustn't lose sight of the fact that whomever has the loudest voice DOESN'T necessarily have the best argument (we
learn this in threads on ATS daily).
These hateful perversions of religions have gained so much power and authority over the course of human events in the world today, because they have
essentially been aggressively marketed as 'successful' brands by their ideological innovators and sales force.
In pointing out this particular story, I am suggesting that given time, attention, passion and understanding, the points of view of those proclaiming
the peaceful and tolerant aspects of their own understanding of their religions can come into a popular ascendancy as well.
I am not so naive as to believe that this will happen in our lifetimes, but there is a universal ebb and flow to all things...and one day, assuming we
begin to start paying as much attention to the quiet positives, as we do the screamed negatives, opposition to insanity such as ISIS voices so loudly
will be quelled.
For the first time in human human history, mankind has the tools to give those peaceful and positive whispers a voice which can be heard around the
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