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You criticise me for having my beliefs. At the same time you push yours all over everyone else.
You believe that your right-wing Christian view is the only one worth having.
You believe that your right-wing Christian view is the only one worth having
Originally posted by BO XIAN
IN 60 years of active Christianity . . . more or less . . . I've never come across that perspective or anything close to it.
I think Revelation, Daniel and Ezekiel make clear that God's angelic forces are going to be in charge of cleaning up the planet from the evil rebels.
Twisting and convoluting the Luke Scripture doesn't cut it, for me.
I still see that parable as basically one message--use what God gives you. Don't sit on it. Don't fail to improve it, multiply it. Use it. End of msg.
Of course, all manner of characters have been reading all manner of things into Scripture for centuries.
Islam is most likely on a cusp of a Reformation and instead of condeming all Moslems for the actions of a few nutters and nihlist within the faith we should be supporting the mainstream Moslems who truly believe they are in a religion of peace and practice Islam as such.
For what it's worth, a couple of weeks ago I asked someone somewhat connected in intelligence if this was true or not, today I was told that yes it definitely happened. It's not evidence enough for here, but I wanted to share what I heard. I was also told of some close calls that were thwarted by terrorists here in the U.S.. These are not civil times.
Originally posted by DarkStormCrow
70% Jihadis is way to high of a number in my opinion the average Moslem doesnt care what religion you are, they want basically the same things we want out of life.
Now if you say that 70% disagree with the US Government then I would agree, based on the following things.
Thanks so much for your forcefully potent personal connection to some validation. Intel folks know a lot. It's not a perfect science by any means. But usually the problem is too much information--even reliable information--and poor screening criteria.
Certainly a lot of intel is flawed. There's also the enemy and disinformation efforts of the enemy. But the bulk of the intel troops work hard and develop almost a sixth sense for where to pursue info; dig deeper; seek collaboration etc.