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Turkey - When will They Ever Understand Turkey

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Jul 15, 2013 at 15:49

It needs to be understood that this reader fully understands the implications of DB's allegations and actually will concede a couple of minor points; the first being that indeed the Christian population in certain locales that once had thriving Christ lead communities are now communities that are striving to exist under brutal program of extermination; and please do not lend lies to the situation by lying about how there is no such process that kills Christian believers by the thousands, just like we will not deny that Shiites are being targeted by Sunnis elsewhere.

To be sure, Saddam Hussein's megalomania was the proximal instigation for many of the antipathies found in his regime; but he would not have been able to exploit that unless he already knew the temptation for the sectarian rifts to explode against each other was already there. Its simile in the faithless West is found in the sectarian exchanges between Catholic and Protestant clashes going all the way back to the Reformation and beyond: but that does not say that Yeshua approved of them, only that He knew of them at the time of His Matthew dissertation.

Another anti-point to DB's assertion of the West being behind many (but not all) sectarian clashes in the Muslim world is that the West no longer functions as a Christian front of world conquest, and in point of fact, Christ never, NEVER gave an order to 'conquer' the world for Christianity. Mankind's imperfections would never be able to deliver a perfect world for Yeshua to rule in the future; only He would deliver the perfect kingdom. So this reader is comfortable in DB's use of the term 'West' for the West does not represent true Christianity, especially in these days of apostasy. (And BTW, the empire of the shah existed long before the CIA).

And yes, much of the dissent in places like Iran, Egypt, Tunisia and elsewhere is there the 'taint' of money: many of these people are HUNGRY; not only for a fragment of food, but for a fragment of dignity, with a little of a taste for freedom (you can thank face book for that, for that is how I can answer your amusing inquiry "How do you know people in the Iran is not content?). Further, had you remembered in many times past, I have made known of my many Iranian (some are Muslim) friends, expatriates who have family there still and for whom they worry for the failing conditions some have to endure.

So what does that lead to? Peace, as the world seeks, is as unobtainable now as it ever has been and neither the faithless West nor the Umayyad styled or other caliphate so many desire is ever going to keep a simple truth from overruling every mere mortal attempt to gain world peace. Instead, the world should wonder what will happen when all true Christianity is temporarily removed and people will struggle to find out why; and maybe never find out the true answer until it is too late. Turkey is one of the keys.

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