posted on Oct, 1 2006 @ 02:08 AM
Originally posted by junglejake
Originally posted by Jamuhn
I'm not sure which country you live in junglejake, but I know that in the US for example, there are laws against slander, libel and harassment. Not
to mention...public disturbance, restraining orders, and a host of other laws that will punish such action.[/url]
And we all know those are just as serious as murder and assault
My point is that speech and non-violent actions can carry a punishment as well.
Yes, too bad they aren't christians
If you'd like an explanation of the gospel, send me a U2U, I'd love to explain it to you. In short, Christians do not worship Christ's death
-- it is His resurrection that made all things possible.
I've read the Bible. I've been to church and have seen the bleeding Christ nailed to a cross hanging over the altar. You don't see the
resurrection deified in a church, you see his violent death.
when you go down to the source of the matter, the message of the gospel is not one of violence, it does not promote violence, nor does it
Tell that to the judge in Kansas receiving death threats from Christians for ruling against Creationism being a science. Tell that all the Africans
mutilated or dead at the hands of Christian terrorists. Why don't you even go and tell that to Bush who raised an army to pounce the Middle East
while relying on his supposed "Christian beliefs" and Christian support.
You can claim the Gospel isn't outwardly violent despite its warnings of eternal punishment if you don't convert to Jesus, but when you look in the
Old Testament, you will see how truly violent Christianity can be.
The Quran, on the other hand, if you see something as threatening Islam, says to do exactly what we're seeing Muslims doing today -- be
I've read the Qur'an as well and your argument (or lack thereof) is really beginning to lose its edge. In short
, the Qur'an stipulates that
although Muslims do not like violence, it is necessary to be used against injustice. And what that injustice entails is at the hands of imams that
compete for power and prestige, using religion as a crutch for their own aims. There are violent and disagreeable parts, sure, but you find that in
all religions, yes, even among Buddhists.
But for every violent protestor, there are 100s if not thousands of Muslims that are peaceful.
By the way, where is the violent reaction to the BBC broadcast that you predicted?
It's rather remarkable, isn't it?
Actually it isn't, because so many things like those go past everyday without any Muslims raising a peep. You do realize that there are over a
billion Muslims in the world, correct? It's hard to let something go by that many people without people noticing. But, when the imams want to
incite something, that's what they do.
[edit on 1-10-2006 by Jamuhn]