have any opinions on islam?
David R. Matusiak
matusiak at speakeasy.net
Fri Jun 28 15:28:25 EDT 2002
On Fri, 28 Jun 2002, Michael Thomas wrote:
> Per the arguments: I don't consider the shoes that someone wears or the
> car someone drives as a reason to hate them.
i'm not saying i hate anyone based upon such superficial things. what i *am*
saying is that excusing such extreme behavior with statements like "we need to
do our level best to help the people of islam embrace modernity" is bogus.
> A better reason to hate someone: they want to kill you and take your stuff.
which is pretty much what is going on here. with the help of their "diplomats."
> But ultimately, hate gets in the way of reason, including the obvious
> truth that hate has no reason.
there are always reasons to hate. man has been creating them for eons.
peace only works if it is reciprocal.
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