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Ahmad Zafire

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Submitted by Joe (United States), Feb 17, 2006 at 12:55

First off, the movie "Amistad" did not portray what I told you about the slave becoming slave-seller. This of course would be contrary to the movie's ideology. You expressed my point perfectly, do not believe everything you see on TV (or in this case movie), because this movie portrayed these slaves as purely victims, and the slave traders of the US with all the evil. Like I said, what the movie did not tell you, and if you look this up you will find it out, is that the lead slave later became a slave trader. This is history, not part of the movie.

I agree with your connection of the NOI and the KKK, however, the KKK was not the base of Christianity in this country.

I am not quite sure what you meant by this country being founded on a lie. Our forefounders were quite outspoken when it came to speaking their minds. It is interesting to note, that our country was founded because of religious INTOLERANCE. The Puritans came here b/c of persecution, but did the same thing to everyone who challenged their theocracy. This image was distorted later on in children's elementary schools. The difference is what the popular culture likes to believe, and what is actually true.

As for growing numbers of Isam, it is important to note that many times these numbers are relative to world populations and country populations. In Europe, the average white (mostly meaning non-Arabic and Christian) household has 2.5 occupants. Thats two parents, and one kid between two houses. The birth rate for Christians is low, and the rate for Muslims is much higher.

Also, I do not need to be lectured to, I am a Christian and also believe in racial equality, with everyone welcome.
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