Muslims Americans least likely to justify violence

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  1. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    It appears the Jews loves them some violence.
     
  2. yg17 macrumors G5

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    Not as much as the Mormons.

    The Jewish numbers I get - don't agree with it one bit, but I get why they're high - middle east and all that. Why do Mormons seem to love violence so much?
     
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    Probably not Mormonism itself, but the coincidental overlap between Mormonism and extremist right-wing politics in America. They don't love violence because they're Mormons, but because Mormons are disproportionately wingnuts.
     
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    did they mention anything about 72 virgins in the poll?

    also note ... an Abu Dhabi poll
     
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    Funny, they seem to have no problem with violence in their own countries.

    Apparently not as much as christians...
     
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    If you born and raised in America, but your parents came from a different country, what country do you belong to? Naturalisation.
     
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    Or certainly skewed. :p
     
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    I believe they are basically being ironic.
     
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    I was born in India and my parents moved to the United States when I was 3 Months old; People do not consider me Indian I actually get confused for Mexican...
     
  12. ct2k7 macrumors 603

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    Exactly.

    My parents were born in Mauritius, but I was born in the United Kingdom, after they migrated here. I am first and foremost a British Citizen, and I "come from" Britain/England.
     
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    Why is it sometimes called britain and other times england?
     
  14. ct2k7 macrumors 603

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    Honestly, I have no idea.

    I assume Britain [sic] (Great Britain) was the reference name for when the great British Empire existed. It would refer to the United Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Wales. [See Acts of Union 1707] England is basically a country (CM State) within, or such, a Kingdom, part of Britain.
     
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    According to more information on the site reporting the study:
    • For the first study pictured, for people who don't believe in military violence, within the margin of error we potentially have 71.4% of Muslims completely against violence vs. 63% Atheist/non-religious against. Some groups like Mormons are completely within the percentage numbers of Muslims given the margin of error.
    • For the second study, ALL groups are within each others' margin of error.
    • There are several (and numerous) undocumented weighting, dissimilarities in how the data was collected and solicited for
    • The study is conducted by a group routinely interested in producing results such as the above (a google search indicates..)

    None of this displaces the fact that Islam's misogyny is well-documented and understood, and believing in the Qu'ran and scoring a "perfect" on this study does not excuse the nature of your beliefs, or the history behind them (which seem to be all but forgotten and discounted).

    Violence comes in many forms, and for women it largely comes in the form of oppression.

    Age of consent on Saudi Arabia, for example:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ages_of_consent_in_Asia#Saudi_Arabia
     
  16. ct2k7 macrumors 603

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    What about it.

    Edit, if you're referring to the court not annulling the marriage, I suggest you read the article associated with it. The correct procedure for annulment was not followed.
     
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    Maybe you're joking, and I can't sense it - the marriage between a 58 year old and an 8 year old shouldn't happen at all. Forget "procedure for annulment" or any such Islamic inventions.
     
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    For the record, nor can I, but - it used to happen, even in the United States.

    Who are you to argue with them. They're bigger than you - whatever you do, it won't change anything. (The cultures)

    Who said anything about Islamic 'inventions'. I am talking about legal terms. Obviously, you seem not be understanding all contexts available here.
     
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    Ahh, makes sense. So i guess the two terms are sort of interchangeable. I've always wondered about that.
     
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    You've now got me looking into it - I'm not satisfied with the answer I've given :/
     
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    I've gotten that too, but I was born in San Francisco.
     
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    keep in mind that one can be British without being English
     
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    You are referring to Middle-Eastern culture, not Islamic. They are happy with pushing the Quran in front of them for justification, but you will find huge differences in the awful acts people do depending on where they are.
     

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