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originally posted by: queenofswords
a reply to: Liquesence
You insult me with your last sentence. Why is it that rational discussions about tough issues always result in someone calling another racist? It is an old and worn out tactic.
I challenge you to show me anything in my history where I have shown racist tendencies. NEVER ....not once.
BTW, I do not believe the lie that we are creating the monsters. A cultish religion is creating the monster that mowed down those innocent people yesterday. Whether you face that fact or not is up to you.
originally posted by: sdcigarpig
The op has come to the conclusion that we are such suckers and that we react. In that end the op has brought up about those of Islam in the process. And that we Americans are the biggest suckers on the planet.
Here is the response to that statement:
Most of the people in the USA are gullible because they choose to be. We see the problems, we know what is right and wrong, and yet because this or that person is different or does not meet our world view, they are automatically wrong and the enemy.
You blame those who are Islamic, yet fail to see that many of the terrorist that are striking out at the west are not coming from those countries, where they are made to be the bad guys, but those who are either our “friends” Or home grown. And those home grown, are doing such, as they are often attacked and frustrated, and feeling like the country that they call home is turning on them, making them feel unwelcome or threatened.
Think about it, you go to church, only to see a group of men standing out in front of it, armed with weapons, how would you feel? Would you feel safe or would you feel a bit intimidated? And what if they were demeaning your religion in the process? Or calling you names or just being insulting and screaming that you should go back to your country?
And all the while, being demonized by these fringe groups, yours is still being slandered and insulted, and those who are doing, and by the way claim to their rights and labeling others.
Trust is a 2 way street, yet many times when such could be built it is destroyed or damaged where now when it is most needed, it is not there but fear, loathing and contempt replaces on it.
Many of todays problems were founded long before many of us were born. We inherited the ground work, and then lived it. Much of what we are seeing in this day and age, could have been stopped when it was just a minor thing, but no one wanted to do such, and the solution for such, ultimately is going to be far more painful than anyone wants to. And thus as we ignore history, choosing to believe the lies we tell ourselves or what we are told, even exporting them to other parts of the world, it starts to get worse and worse, like a snowball rolling down a mountain starting an avalanche.
Those who were told about this choose not to act, spinning it to where it was more what they want and people who trusted them bought it. Now we have a mess that ultimately we will either clean up and perhaps leave it better for those that come after us, or we will choose to leave it the same way cause it is easier.
If the homegrown terrorist is continually told that he lives in such a horrible, racist society that hates him, he’s going to run right into the arms of his extremist brothers, who will welcome him with open arms.
May sparked controversy when she spoke out in support of the Islamic courts operating in the country, telling the nation they could "benefit a great deal" from Sharia teachings.
In Britain, Sharia law is mainly used for guidance on family law, finance and business.
Sharia law in Canada? Yes. The province of Ontario has authorized the use of sharia law in civil arbitrations, if both parties consent. The arbitrations will deal with such matters as property, marriage, divorce, custody and inheritance.
I don't want terrorists living in our cities and towns.
originally posted by: rickymouse
I'm not a sucker, but my opinion seems not to matter to a pile of people on this subject. Remember, if that toxic M&M is radicalized, it can kill many more than one person. It can spread the toxin to other M&Ms in the package. M&Ms can't drive trucks or shoot people thank god.