So, a thread about an extremist group leads to the following:
and much more.
Typically, most posters who have expressed these feelings have failed to do one very important thing - read the OP and understand the context of
the commentary with regards to the story.
My opening post:
Originally posted by budski
It seems that extremists also exist in the "christian" world.
The casual advocacy of violence and hate filled propaganda needs to stop - from both sides.
But while it is in bushes interests for this to continue, doubtless that is what will happen.
This kind of thing sickens me - an extremist is an extremist, regardless of whose "side" they are on.
(visit the link for the full news article)
Now just where does this mention ALL christians?
It does mention Bush in the context of a conspiracy - but that man is no more a christian than OBL is a true muslim.
They are both extremists.
Extremism is wrong.
Not the church of the dancing fairies.
In any form it comes in.
Now just what is so difficult to understand about that?
Instead, people see the word christian, and immediately make an assumption - with no basis in fact or in truth.
The knowing LIES which have been casually tossed around by some during this thread are very puerile - and frankly, I expect better from ATSers.
But, as with any thread which attempts to look at some aspects of people who claim to be of a certain faith, some don't bother with reading or
They just react - not through knowledge, but through some kind of irrational fear.
Well, here's the news - we're not all out to get you, whatever your faith or denomination of a particular faith - quite frankly, zealots and
extremists are something I would rather avoid.
And I see a lot of zealots on this thread, desperately trying to validate themselves and their faith by spouting lies and propaganda.
I've lost count of the number of ignorant lies that have been told during this thread, and I find the lies quite disgusting - and they usually come
from people who don't bother to read the OP and the article therein.
If a persons faith is strong, they have no need to defend it or to justify it.
I believe that there is a conspiracy of extremism in the world, and has been one for hundreds if not thousands of years.
The way to defeat extremism comes in many forms - but the first step is understanding their views and how they intend to go about succeeding in their
This goes for extremists of any ilk.