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Originally posted by oozyism
reply to post by IrishCream
Anyway, I'm getting off topic, but the point is, in order to change who we are, we need to revisit who we were and reconnect with why the constitution was so; well revolutionary!
Very well put, and very good conclusion.
I agree wholly that we should learn from the past, or from the actions of our forefathers, etc. But should never copy.
What do I mean by copy?
When you stop thinking, and just follow what your forefathers did, you become culturally frozen. That is copying, you haven't done your own thinking at all. That is called plagiarizing, there is a reason why no one likes such individual, who just copies, without any thought process at all.
They copy everything, and since they don't think for themselves, and let others do all the thinking for them, their brain becomes weak. Once our brains become weak, we become easy to manipulate. Once that happens, ofcurse, my conclusion is, that we become tools.
Thanks for your thoughts and explanation.
Are you suggesting that history was somehow static up until the day you were born? I don't mean to offend, but the founders had quite an extensive historical foundation upon which to build their ideas. A lot of people might even say they got it right, at least more so than any other group in history. As far as the history of the world is concerned, 234 years is a drop in the bucket. Their ideas are still quite relevant and sound, now more than ever.
Yep. They were the guideposts for tolerance, as in when Muhammahd himself massacred the crowd at the Ka'aba.
Originally posted by oozyism
Don't forget, Muslims were very successful in the past,
Originally posted by felonius
reply to post by Mak Manto
In the last 200 years:
Since when did christians strap bombs on their butts?
Since when did christians blow up planes because "their demands weren't met"?
Show me some REAL terrorism sponsored DIRECTLY from the religion?
If anyone has done it in the "name of God", the average christian is calling for the head of the a-hole that did it! Christians are not much for murder.
Defense is another.
"Oh, what about the war's being waged around the world".
I dont remember hearing preachers saying " go kill X and you'll get a free trip to see God". Those preachers would be in jail for incitement.
Face it, you cant find a reason to call me a racist. You had your option to put up or shut up. Your a muslim apologist at worst and anti-christian at best.
If you were to start talking trash about Jesus, you would get some dirty looks, a few cross words, (if it were REEEEALY bad you might have an ass kicking coming).
In islam, they put a fatwah on you and you end up like Theo Van Gogh.
You didnt put up.....
Originally posted by mordant1
reply to post by nunya13
A religion is a personal belief, it becomes a government when the followers of the belief force nonbeleivers to follow its rules.
A muzzie can be religious but islum is a political organization/established govenment, and their buildings are not simple houses of worship they are de facto military bases/embassies and function as such world wide and as such they should be viewed and managed as such by their host country. If you studies and knew the muzzie culture and mindset, you'd know this to be true and unmodifyable. PC propaganda forces the weakminded to accept lies and reality.