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Occidental or Oriental?

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Submitted by Iona (United States), Dec 13, 2011 at 20:35

This is one of the reasons people who read the Bible do not understand it. It is the reasoning behind the doctrine. It is written from the Oriental mindset. We think from the Occidental mindset.

The difference in our way of thinking is also the reason we have not made any inroads with those in the East. When someone of our people learns to think as they do, then perhaps we can understand them and address the issues so they can understand us!! Yet that is not going to happen until we do. They certainly aren't going to take the first steps to understand our way of thinking. It has to be done by us - the US.

When a group of people like Daniel Pipes get on board, hopefully something can come of their efforts.

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