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The problem here is that you're trying to prove a negative - which is very difficult to do.
The other problem is that you are basing this around crucifixion.
So, what you are effectively saying is: "Oh, all of your arguments about the Muslim Brotherhood are just silly because they didn't kill anyone by crucifying them."
Because the way the forum works, when you come across a news article, the headline must be part of your thread title. That's part of the rules. Then, when others try to say it didn't happen - you are going to counter the argument. Which is going to bias the entire discussion toward the subject of crucifixions - as that's the buzz-word that everyone focuses on.
I do not have to prove anything!
Did it happen or not? Why is that so hard to answer?
That is the topic up for discussion is it not? The OP authored a thread about crucifixion. Why would we then change the subject to anything but that particular topic?
Absolutely not. I said nothing of the sort, nor have I given any reason for you or otehrs to think that. What I have been saying this whole time, quite clearly in fact, is that I reserve judgement until this has been proven. I want to know if the crucifixion occurred.
I apologize. I was under the assumption that we would be discussing MB crucifixions, but instead this was about Obama's ME policy. Little did I know that this is the way these forums work.
I always thought that we were supposed to address the premises of the OP's article.
Then why are you speaking?
Did what happen? Crucifixion? Or wanton violence?
You should also know that, since no recordings of the events have yet surfaced, piecing together the exact details of what happened is a fool's errand.
Few people have accurate memories to begin with - even fewer have accurate memories while under stress. Further - human memory error is relatively unpredictable. Just because someone has reliable memories of other events does not mean they will have them regarding present or future events - or details surrounding those events. Several studies have been done probing how extreme these errors can be. Around 50% of people will fail to recognize if the person they are talking to has been swapped out with another in a face-to-face conversation (if line of sight is broken to allow the switch). To be fair - it has to be a male swapped out with a male (or female swapped out with a female) - and extreme variances in physical structure or vocal tones will raise a flag with the subject - but the fact is that unless it is someone you are familiar with - they can be exchanged with other individuals and your mind will be none the wiser.
Is it really about crucifixion?
Is a birthday about fiery candles?
You cannot dictate how a forum works. A forum works however the people in it want to work.
You seem to think the premise is crucifixion.
Because I can.
How many times do I have to ask?
Follow along here..... Did the crucifixions happen?
True. Then why did a few of these "media sources" claim there were crucifixions if there is no reason to believe it occurred?
So are you actually trying to say that there is no evidence of crucifixions because the witnesses forgot? Are you frinkin' kidding me? This is fodder of the highest degree.
When I see a man nailed to a birthday candle, I will take your analogy seriously. I cannot fathom what led you to make such a horribly irrelevant example.
Are you trying to say that even though the OP was about the 'Brotherhood starts crucifixions' I am off topic and out of line for asking whether or not it happened?
"Wow. Crucifixion. That's crazy. Did it actually happen?"
"It doesn't matter! Obama...MB.....ugggg....radical Islam..."
Apparently common sense is rare anymore.
And how many times must you evade the question of just how relevant the topic of crucifixion is?
Is there reason to doubt the crucifixions occurred?
Your argument seems to be from the perspective of someone who perceives this as being an orderly event - like Roman crucifixions.
Again, I over-estimated your intellectual capacity. Again, I apologize for setting you up to fail.
Your argument is, essentially: "I don't see any flaming candles, so I don't believe it's your birthday."
Which is why you're hopelessly lost and confused.
The focus on crucifixion is an artifact of our own inexperience.
So... did crucifixion happen? It could have. It could be a product of flawed human memory.