How not to defend yourself against an accusation of promoting violence
It’s not the first time this has happened, and regrettably won’t be the last time, but today’s CWN headline story from Pakistan raises a question about the logic of militant Islam. If someone accuses you of a tendency toward violence, do you really think you can dispel that notion by threatening to kill him?
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Posted by: John J Plick -
May. 30, 2012 1:07 PM ET USA
But they had better not be able to "use 'our Church'" to destroy "our Church..." (Please refer to the "Commonweal" article (a supposedly "catholic" magazine) which states the our Bishops should have included condemning "anti-Sharia Law" efforts as part of their "Religious liberty" platform. JP
Posted by: Justin8110 -
May. 29, 2012 9:31 PM ET USA
Islam is not a logical religion and violence as a means of spreading it's message is woven into the dark tapestry of the unholy koran itself and been a normative Islamic practice since the time of Mohammed himself up to the present. And besides that, do you really think the Western media is actually willing to criticise Islam? They are terrified it and think that by burying their heads in the sand it will go away. As one terrorist once said "we will use your democracy to destroy your democracy".