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originally posted by: dragonridr
a reply to: TEOTWAWKIAIFF
I can keep going but you get thr idea thr west only looks at one half of the conflict. BOttoman line is thr Christian crusades were a direct result of the expansion of Islam in its attempt to conquer others. Both sides went to the extreme but I will say it is hard for us to judge today because both sides thought they were doing what is right. And right or wrong is relative to ones view point.
originally posted by: TheKnightofDoom
a reply to: uncommitted
Another who doesn't read.
"Historically, the age of consent was set at 10 or 13 years, depending on the era and the culture, and tended to coincide with female puberty, which was also the age at which a female could marry without parental permission.” "
“United States, the age of consent was much lower. For example, in New York, the age of consent was ten years until 1885.
We don't need to do that anymore how dare you insinuate I would be for it.
If we both lived in those times it wouldn't even be an issue heck If you read the article you would see it is a very new thing having a age of consent as high as it is now.
So don't say I approve of it because I don't but I'm can see it was a different time.
originally posted by: goou111
originally posted by: Annee
originally posted by: goou111
originally posted by: uncommitted
originally posted by: jellyrev
I am for historical facts but it would offend many.
Muhammad, a war mongering pedo. Im sure the class talked about that lol.
I really dont think they could teach it neutrally like they can other religions, mainly bc it lacked reformations and being a critic is dangerous.
To call Mohammed (let's actually use the real name) a paedophile for taking part in a politically based marriage - the same as was used in the west among various royal and political families until at least the 18th century is just showing shocking ignorance of history....... maybe it's that lack of education that kickstarted this whole OP.
Of course you would profess to be more educated, wouldn't you?
Ok then they are pedos too.. Is that better because Mohammed was definitely one
Making judgments on 7th century culture from 21st century culture.
The concept of Pedophile didn't even come about until 1886.
There wasn't even a word for it until around 1940.
Well it was still sex with children and we have a word for it now
This Christian Justice Warrior seems to think that her daughter's personal religious beliefs were violated and is demanding a safe space for her daughter and all the textbooks about Islam removed.
Way to go Edmisten! Buck that system! Having your daughter not learn about a topic is a GREAT way to tear down misunderstandings between the two cultures.
the quality in a person or society that arises from a concern for what is regarded as excellent in arts, letters, manners, scholarly pursuits, etc.
originally posted by: marg6043
a reply to: dragonridr
Thanks for that walk in history I guess the key is to take away the realities of what Islam is and what the moors did in ancient times, they want to paint a side of Islam that is nice, doesn't oppress women doesn't incite terrorist attacks on infidels and they are not in a war of conquest.
Sad times are we in this days, when now one religion takes priority in the name of cultural learning.
Fantastic. You still haven't laid down a compelling case not to teach about Islam in schools.
originally posted by: neo96
a reply to: marg6043
Islam doesn't belong in any curriculum in public schools in America. plain and simple and neither any other religion.
If Christianity doesn't. Islam doesn't.
They are TRYING to have it both ways.