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Reply to Dhimmi- Hamza Yusuf again

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Submitted by Chris G. (United States), Jul 25, 2007 at 20:32

Um... he was talking about punishment from God. WWII was not a terrorist attack on Europe last I checked in a history book. Christians preachers have been going on since the founding of this country that God was going to punish us for our sinfulness...especially those heathen liberals in California and Sin City aka-Las Vegas.
Do I hear an Amen?

As for Judaism being racist, well it depends on which branch of Judaism you belong to. Some do not recognize converts nor do any encourage converts to join. So in some respects it is racist in some sects in that they believe in keeping the Jewish bloodline pure. Other Jewish sects are not racist in that they are cool with converts and distinguish Jewish ethnicity from the Jewish faith. But historically that generally was not the case and Jews have survived a long time by keeping it exclusive to those of Jewish ethnicity. It doesn't bother me personally, but apparently all through history,it bothered a lot of people as Jews have been made the scapegoats of all the world's problems because of their exclusionary and sometimes secretive ways.

At any rate, the Bible does say that they are God's chosen people so technically to go against God's chosen people is to go against God.. But then Jesus kinda disagreed with them a bit.... and kinda got put on a cross for it, but I won't get into that. You can argue with Mel Gibson about that. Organized religion is full of fun contradictions. I look at Islam no differently. I'm not defending it. I'm just figuring out how to best manipulate its interpretations into a peaceful moderate religion compatible with the West. But hey keep on giving me the Wahhabist arguments... they give me good practice when I'm debating with extremists....so keep 'em coming. Speaking of Wahhabis, they also always attack Hamza Yusuf so you're in good company.

By the way, most of that stuff on that first website wasn't even documented... find some better sources other then some rumor blog. The second one was just ranting without much of substance other then the usual Islamophobia stuff on dhimmiwatch and jihadiwatch.com
Please don't waste my time with links unless they have something substantial.

Chris G.

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