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Submitted by Mohammed Waza Khiddif Id'ullah (Australia), Sep 2, 2015 at 00:25

"You would probably be displaying excellent judjment."

I know!

"That's an irony in America: sonce the Civil Rights Act, we are continually being hyper-classified by race, ancestry and religion by the liberals in power. Australia, of course had the "White Australia" policy in the early 1960s,

It just took one (left-leaning) prime minister to do away with that policy.

"...so that Erika and her ilk will likely continue to inhabit the more scenic parts of Los Angeles County, while the Hispanics and Blacks will continue to find themselves more in the smog-shrouded lowlands. I don't put a value judgment on this all; it's just the world we live in."

True

Quoting me, you continued,

there is no such thing in religious matters as "That may be right for YOU, but not for me." ..." So many imams would be proud of such thinking. So sharia is correct for you?

You've taken something of a logical leap there, one with murderous implications. I believe there is only one God; that He is Who He is, and He doesn't "tailor make" himself to satisfy the whims of humans. With my having said this, you have lumped me in with some of the most bloodthirsty, barbarous people on the earth (the Sharia-promoting Islamists).

Not really - all I did was to point out the fallacy of your argument. If an imam said to you - "..there is no such thing in religious matters as "That may be right for YOU, but not for me." -wouldn't he be basically saying - 'you cannot disagree with what I believe, because what I believe is the truth?'. You would I suppose say back that what seems right for him is not what is right for you.

".. -- all this, with an inoccuous turn of phrase. Mischief."

There you go - I've been creating 'mischief in the land'. In islam the punishment is death but by what means?

To the point, I do not follow Sharia; so obviously it is not "correct for me" in practice.

Great but you've left out arguably the most primary one - (1) Identity to self.

MS: Rightly so. There is no such identity.

You don't have a self - or are just unable to recognse it?

And the Brits stabbed us several times...

Yes, today we Westerners are all fired up by our propagandists to hate the Jihadists.

In my case, and for many others we managed to discover the evils of islam off our own bat - without prompting by the MSM. They in fact seem to have discovered it very late and are just milking it for what it's worth while they can. Before criticising those who criticise islam becomes the new 'thing'.

Oh, there will be plenty of "taking down the bastards" then, on all sides:

Zech 14:
[12] And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem;

So - don't fight against Jerusalem. What is it with all this anti-Jewish sentiment anyway - what harm have they really caused anyone - certainly no more than many other groups?

[13] And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tumult from the LORD shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbour.

Don't live near large groups of unfriendly anti-semites

In the end, the real battle is inside us.

Absolutely! That's the whole point. Leave the battle behind and see there's a whole new, amazing world above it.

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