Kenyan Mall Attack

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by Mac'nCheese, Sep 22, 2013.

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    Mac'nCheese

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    AP is reporting death toll is at 59, including children. I read somewhere yesterday the terrorist were having people recite prayers to determine is they were muslim or not, I'll see if I can dig up the link.
     
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    They were asking who the prophets mother and father were, bit tricky for a non Muslim.
     
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    The newspapers and the TV here are reporting the same story in the Netherlands.
     
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    Yes. They were religious fanatics, trying to separate out those who shared their faith.

    Is there anything to be gleaned from that?
     
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    Yes we can glean that religion is a wonderful thing and we need more of it the world...:rolleyes:
     
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    Religion can be a wonderful thing.

    It can also be misused.

    Like most things in this world.
     
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    Do you think we still need religion for those wonderful things to happen? Are we evolved enough as a species to want to help each without doing so just because the church says we should?
     
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    IMO, we are nowhere near that point.
     
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    You're probably right...:(
     
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    That loving and peaceful religion again. We can't judge though.
     
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    Yes, Because all Muslims and only Muslims are terrorists :cool:

    Christians have never waged war and committed mass murder.

    EVER. :rolleyes:
     
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    What exactly do you hope to gain by "judging"?
     
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    I think it has more to do of living in a culture of failure and violence rather than the religion. Same with problems in the middle east.
     
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    ... an entire population of 1.6 billion people.

    [finished that sentence for you]

    Of course we're all judging the acts of those perpetrated the massacre.
     
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    This isn't a story about Christians but it didn't take long (next post) before the apologists/anti-Christian clan would swarm. Business as usual here.
     
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    That last sentence implies that people actually base their behavior on what the Church tells them. Sure some people it's say their faith that make them a good person, but it's bull crap. The majority of those currently spending time in the US prison system are Christians. Not because Christians are inherently bad, no more than they are inherently good, but simply because they make up the majority of this country.

    As I like to say, religion is simply an excuse people use to justify what they already believe.
     
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    One person.

    That's quite the "swarm" you got there.

    I think you're disappointed you didn't work up a bigger one.
     
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    Hmmm...so what did this quote mean:

    ??
     
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    Muhammad allowed 600+ people to be beheaded at one time, not sure why this wouldn't be considered following in his footsteps.
     
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    There it is!!!
     
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    And boom goes the dynamite!
     
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    If abolishing religion saves just one life then it's worth it
     

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