One week gone and you haven't gotten anywhere
Submitted by Michel (United States), Mar 16, 2007 at 19:50
Howdy Folks again.
Just scanned through the recent posts and must say, I did not miss anything. ...
Well, in the meantime I did have a couple of extended voice conversations via Slype with Janus. Guess, if he kindly would confirm this to Dhimmi, as those who tried to label me as a Pakistani Muslim etc., will be now be proven wrong.
Most importantly however, this discussion I had with Janus was extremely fruitful, much common ground was discovered and we laughed a lot. As Plato initially mentioned, the written word is a sharp sword and can easily be misused or be misunderstood, depending on the mndset of the reader.
Even though Janus and I differ in opinion on various topics, we nevertheless came a long way to understanding, where the other guy was coming from. I am afraid I kept him up until 3Am one afternoon and herewith apologize....
My personal key learning was that we indeed simply have different definitions of, what a Muslim really is.
Anyway - Janus and I in fact covered a ton of ground, eliminated a lot of miscopnceptions and misgivings and I can only once again extend my invitation for a Skype round table, since most of you probably have hispeed internet, that conference could easily be set up.
I am sure that we all would quickly realize that no one here is the devil incarnate. Why not give it a try and really talk instead of being limited by time delayed written word?
Come on guys - make an effort. Janus, are you with me in this?
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