have any opinions on islam?^h^h^h^hrael
thomas at tbeckett.com
Sun Jun 30 23:03:23 EDT 2002
There's a lot of information and misinformation out there. Here's another
point of view.
Note: this is some kind of wierd powerpoint thing that only works in
IE. Apologies to those in MS-free environments. Oh, and don't view this
if you've eaten recently.
P.S. I'm not endorsing the site, I don't know much about it. But the PPT
presentation is quite compelling.
At 11:28 AM 6/28/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>[WARNING: the following content may not be for everyone. use your own
>discretion] ...oh, and sorry for the 44KB attachment.
>since the last discussion of the middle east went so well, i figured folks
>just dying to continue that thread...
>a certain URL popped up in the strangest of places today. the URL is
>http://islamexposed.com/ and it appeared on an intrusion detection list in
>australia (ids at uow.edu.au). of course, this post had nothing to do with
>intrusion detection and little to do with technology. but it *is* on the
>internet and since this group has "internet" in the name...
>the site explains what "being holy" is all about. i wish there was a bit more
>proofreading and QA on the site, so it could reach a larger audience and
>be taken a bit more seriously. however, i imagine the author is doing the
>he or she can.
>there actually is a reason for attaching the image. from the beginning of
>fracas, what we have heard about is "islams failure to embrace modernity."
>from the beginning, i have argued that these people have already embraced
>modernity. framing it in this way is merely an excuse for rationalizing ones
>insane belief system. or excusing people from their own societal obligations.
>the picture came from:
>and is a perfect example of how delighted these folks are to wear a Nike
>while idolizing hatred and murder.
>believe me, this is a very toned down version of something i wrote over six
>months ago. the most basic ideas revolve around the sorry truth of the
>- the people who have the means to effect change in their own society would
>rather spend their money to destroy and revile another culture.
>another culture that they secretly feed off of, yet publicly decry.
>how is that satellite tv?? are all 400 channels "muslim-approved?" you're not
>watching any "Friends" re-runs back there, are you Ahmad??
>enjoying good medical care? ya know, like, in a HOSPITAL? with, like,
>and ELECTRICITY? (well, i bet the women don't have access to it).
>is the Benz driving alright? or does it need a tune-up? you can drive the
>while it is in the shop.
>are your investments in US real estate paying off? how about your avid use of
>our educational facilities? are they treating you well on campus? got a good
>and last but not least - SEX. that most reviled and disgusting of acts.
>should not exist, let alone be made public. are you enjoying Thee Dollhouse
>visits and the occasional whore? you certainly don't want any records kept of
>those excursions for fear that you will be stoned when you get home.
>yeah, the united states is a sh*tbox. we really are causing the downfall
>world. i just wish those who were so against it had the backbone to abstain.
>as not to be unfairly slanted against islam, there is also a link to:
>now, we can go back to discussing SUV's and "where to find the best Chinese
>grocer" -or- we can try to discuss something important. i'm sure someone will
>want to pick apart my argument. at least an attempt at that would be more
>palatable than telling me this is a technology list.
>thanks for reading.
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