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Facts are so much more effective than flawed allegories!

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Submitted by Sword of Islam (United Kingdom), Mar 28, 2006 at 17:35

Submitted by Sarah, Mar 28, 2006 at 16:05

Tom and Harry can have a good arguments and discussion if Tom, the lame boy, stops making fun of Harry for being lame.

- So you believe that your problem is genetic rather than cultural?

Submitted by Sarah, Mar 28, 2006 at 16:05
By the way, you did not answer the question, why you keep on your changing your opinion so quickly- specially the old-new testament issue

- Where is the question? Are you using a special 'code' that nobody else can see. Please copy and paste the section of your comment that contains this question. I attach your comment in it's entirety to make this simple task more convenient.

However, I'll be happy to answer the question that you have now asked without using your special 'code'. Simply put, when you advised us all that Islam was closer to Judaism than Christianity I was given no cause to doubt your information as I was unable to find any hard facts to contradict this. Given that all your previous comments have been rather easy to discredit this leads me to the natural conclusion that you must be correct on this issue. Given that if you put a thousand monkeys in a room with a thousand typewriters for a thousand years the law of probability says that one of them will write a world class novel it makes sense that after countless erroneous statements that have been demonstrably discredited you must eventually be right about something. Hence my U-turn. Given that the sections quoted from the Old Testament by others seem to have more in common with the backwards rhetoric of the mad mullahs that I frequently hear it makes perfect sense. It amazes me that it didn't occur to me before and I thank you for the enlightenment.

A more pertinent question would be 'why do YOU change your opinion on nothing despite the overwhelming evidence that undermines statements that you make yet cannot defend!?'

I trust that this satisfactorily answers the question that you didn't ask.

No More Beslans,

Sword

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Submitted by Sarah, Mar 28, 2006 at 04:04

(Sword said: You have NEVER answered an accusation. Your response has inevitably been counter-accusation. If you cannot refute an allegation it simply serves to indicate evasion and therefore reinforces the accusation - right or wrong.)

Imagine two boys, Tom and Harry, who were both lame. They met at McDonalds, and Tom shouted at Harry- 'Hey, you're lame'! Now what would be Harry's reaction? Do you expect Harry to say, 'Tom, thank you for your comments but I am not lame, or Tom, please don't make fun of me because I was born that way, or Tom my mother fell off from stairs when I was in her womb and that's why I am lame today'. No, Harry will not say these things.

Harry will just point his finger to Tom and shout, 'You're calling me lame? What are you? Can't you see your own condition?'

You may think Harry is 'being evasive' or his words are just counter-accusation. Whatever you call it, his reply carries a message, and this is surely an answer.
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