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Originally posted by GogoVicMorrow
reply to post by mayabong
Yeah.. this is the first thing I've seen from Wikileaks that I honestly think would be a controlled release. This is questionable. Seems like this didn't even really need to be classified if it is in fact true.
Originally posted by Nammu
Hey what do you know. Seems that one in 3 ATSers might be silly enough to believe a faulty survey in the Daily Mail.
Step 1 is to acually learn what Sharia law is and how it's used.
Step 2 is to go actually speak to some Muslims, get to know them. You'll soon realise what a crock of BS this survey is and why majority of people with a brain avoid the Daily Mail.
Step 3 is to chill out and realise if you believe this drivel then makes you part of the problem. Hatred and intolerance on either side is still hatred and intolerance whether it comes from you or them.
Originally posted by Sherlock Holmes
In other news, it is exclusively revealed that 1 in 3 American students support the death penalty, and 40% of them want some kind of strict law to govern society...
Originally posted by babloyi
The thing with the caveat "in the name of religion" is that it is fairly vague and prone to much misinterpretation. Islam allows fighting when attacked, and many muslims would consider this "killing in the name of religion".
Originally posted by Nammu
reply to post by Constantlysilenced
These people have been in 'our' country for a long time. It's their country too. They have been here for generations. Your attitude and words speak volumes about your racism.
When you talk this way you include tarring 3rd/4th/5th generation integrated people with your broad-based brush. I know a lot of Muslims. Went to school with them, am neighbours with them, speak to them daily about current issues. They problem they have is not with this country, our values or freedoms or culture, as you seems to believe. It's with people like you that lump them in with extremists and that don't even take the time to understand their cultural background. Just label them all terrorists, call anyone that actually understands the situation 'leftists/liberal/PC' and move on.
It's the media witch-hunt. Its the fact that all of a sudden people that were quietly racist before are now shouting it freely and openly and it's accepted. Its about the fact that they were born here, schooled here, love the country, support the football teams, but because of a few bad eggs they are now all labelled as THEM living in OUR country.
Haven't you heard? Muslims are the new Jews.
If you understand what Sharia law actually is in this country and how it is applied then this uproar over it is moot.
If you look back to Babloyi's post on page 2 you will see how this survey was twisted to fit the Daily Mail's agenda. It's simply bad interpretation and bad journalism. Here's the link again, as you appear to have missed it:
Mail's Wikileaks 'revelation' about Muslim students is their own 2008 story
The ending comment on this article really sums it up for me. Perhaps it may strike a chord with you.