"This week, there were fires in at least six predominantly African American churches."

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    From your link:

    Don't let the facts stop you from jumping to instant misleading conclusions, though.
     
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    Another church caught fire today. Not jumping to conclusions because there was a lightning storm at around the time it happened, but it's unfortunate nonetheless.
     
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    God's work then...irony...
     
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    That's some pretty selective quoting you're doing there. You seem to be ignoring the first three instances the article refers to:

    Why would you be ignoring those incidents as you encourage us not to jump to misleading conclusions?
     
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    Maybe it's a """cyclical trend""" in regards of the acceptance of African Americans in the US?
     
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    What's wrong with burning down churches?
     
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    When were blacks ever excepted? "Black Lives Matter" isn't a slogan for no reason.
     
  9. xmichaelp thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Yeah what a coincidence. Nature must hate black churches.
     
  10. sim667 macrumors 65816

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    Don't let something as minor as a few paragraphs get in the way of FACTS! ;)
     
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    I speculated this a few posts back. But you know, if one black church catches fire, most people wouldn't think any of it. But 8 churches burning in one week is sure to raise some eyebrows.
     
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    Aha. So a strawman argument is your tactic of choice. By imagining a person who is arguing that every time a black church burns down there's no possibility that it was lighting you get to avoid admitting that there are any racists who are burning down black churches. That's wonderfully disingenuous of you.
     
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    The KKK burnt this very church in 1996. No-one anywhere, ever, argued that racists have never torched black churches.
     

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