Submitted by Kat (United States), Jan 31, 2007 at 21:06
I have a very high emotional IQ is all, and can place myself in many others shoes to understand where, why, what and how.
I could never understand the violence, but, yes I do understand passion, but more the passion to do what is right, loving, just, best for others, etc.
I have actually had experience in living with someone who was violent, etc...if you feed anger, rage, injustice, evil, bitterness, etc..it robs the good from life so deep that the person cannot get out without some serious, everyday different living. ie.professional intervention. After a period of time of living like this, one finds ways to consider sure survival in the face of the worst possible scenarios. It becomes an internal need to survive over the enemy.
I have lived in wars, not war battlefields frontline, but battlefields of survival. It is relatively easy to relate to a soldier for me. Just a different kind of war zone. Survival at all costs, nonetheless. Now, I have to train myself to not take the highroad instinct that kicks in when I sense danger. Now, I have deal with PTSD symptoms occasionally in my life brought about by outside forces, like, my constitution being in danger, laws being snuck in on us. Evil is something I just never understood until I had to outsurvive it. I used to think that all people were good, because I looked at people like they were like me, I even had a person tell me that I was too good for this ...world, and I was shocked, and said, well , no I am not. He KNEW how people were, and I did not. It took me 10 years to understand what he meant. By then, I had ptsd brought about by others around me.
What wake up calls it takes to grow beyond yourself and see the truth. I can see the truth written in that koran. If they want to teach about that religion, then they need to teach the truth, like Jihad, the evil that existed , and exists now, etc. They didnt hide the crusades from us when we were chidlren, so why lie in history books now ?? It leaves out the bad parts, and it shouldnt for then, it is no longer history, but an outright LIE.
Theres hatred towards America coming from those ME countries, and our citizens do not know why. Do you really think they get it ??
I do not understand why, except when I read prophetofdoom.net it became clearer. I do not know what our government can do to change it, but not steal our freedoms for certain, and also to keep watch on the mosques, and I will never believe its okay to compare the crusades to todays islam, the year is 2007. Our society here, is so unlike those societies back then. Who would have ever guessed people still lived that way today ? Had I known when I was young, what I know now, Perhaps I could have made a change because I do love people.
Its hard to understand how people live with their consciences after such behaviors, but at the same time,they continue to cut off those consciences until they have none left, this goes for all people, not just islamic ones.
I do not know if I want to place myself in the same category as mainstream christianity, for all i've seen is that they teach and preach a different Jesus than the one in our scriptures. So I just do not have what people today call Religion.
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