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Lanod
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People can't seem to understand that one group does not define a religion. I know several Muslims and studied Islam and it is a noble religion if you ask me.

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I believe Greg Gutfield summed it up well... "I hate the Muslims who kill us, and the Muslims who applaud those who kill us, and those who don't actively oppose it", I may have messed this quote up slightly but not intentionally.
Greg is a Co-Host of Red Eye and The Five, he is also an author of several books.

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I find that in a very Liberal culture anyone who hates Muslims, African-Americans, Asians, or really anyone who isn't a white male, is aautomatically branded as a racist, sexist, hater, or other harsh slurs. When Islam was founded, hating someone who belonged to a group of people who had attacked you and killed many of your own was normal and in fact smiled upon. I'm not saying that this is good but this is human nature.

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"I hate the Muslims who kill us, and the Muslims who applaud those who kill us, and those who don't actively oppose it", I may have messed this quote up slightly but not intentionally.


I don't actively oppose any number of extremist terrorists groups because they don't concern my life. Do you hate me? That's a stupid reason for hating someone.
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I don't actively oppose any number of extremist terrorists groups because they don't concern my life.

So you don't oppose and/or object to racial terrorism because it only hurts those who you can't see or hear and as far as you're concerned is not a problem?
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So you don't oppose and/or object to racial terrorism because it only hurts those who you can't see or hear and as far as you're concerned is not a problem?


I oppose it. I don't actively oppose it. I don't agree with al-Qaeda's point of view, or Assad's terror tactics, but I don't actively oppose them by fighting them, or donating money. So no, it is a problem, but not a problem I can do anything about actively.
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I believe Greg Gutfield summed it up well... "I hate the Muslims who kill us, and the Muslims who applaud those who kill us, and those who don't actively oppose it"


So I'm guessing you are actively opposing the Christian extremists in the world?
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So I'm guessing you are actively opposing the Christian extremists in the world?


Don't be silly, there are no Christian extremists. None of those people are Christians if they do bad things.
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I relish sarcasm.

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So I'm guessing you are actively opposing the Christian extremists in the world?

Yes.
Don't be silly, there are no Christian extremists. None of those people are Christians if they do bad things.

You are setting yourself up for a online beating.. Though by principal I must agree.
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I oppose it. I don't actively oppose it. I don't agree with al-Qaeda's point of view, or Assad's terror tactics, but I don't actively oppose them by fighting them, or donating money. So no, it is a problem, but not a problem I can do anything about actively.

I believe there must have been a error in communication, I meant actively as in you are opposing, inactively as in not against it.
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You are setting yourself up for a online beating.. Though by principal I must agree.


How so? His sarcasm is right...there are Christian extremists

I believe there must have been a error in communication, I meant actively as in you are opposing, inactively as in not against it.


That is not being actively against it. Being actively against it implies acts such as picketing, rioting, rebellion, etc. (yes..I progressively went more aggressive forms)
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You are setting yourself up for a online beating.. Though by principal I must agree.


The point is, no group wants to affiliate with the radicals, yet the radicals -are- still followers of said religion. Does this mean all Christians/Muslims are bad if one group takes it to the extreme? Of course not. Do those people still exist? Yes.

You can't make the argument that someone who does something you don't personally agree with is something they're not, because you don't want them to be.
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I believe there must have been a error in communication, I meant actively as in you are opposing, inactively as in not against it.


Then wouldn't it be a ****some easier to state whether you're against, or not against?
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Yeah, no Christian wants to be affiliated with the Westboro Baptists as no Muslims want to be affiliated with the terrorists.

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Yeah, no Christian wants to be affiliated with the Westboro Baptists as no Muslims want to be affiliated with the terrorists.


it is true that such extremist groups are not representative of others in the religion. They do however put a magnifying glass on the parts of the religion that others tend to ignore. That is kind of the problem with these group and the religion they are part of as a whole. These extremists are very much backed by certain parts of their religious text. The extremist is simply ignoring parts the average believer accepts and following parts the average believer ignores.
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