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Reader comment on item: Trump: You Should Ban Islamists, Not Muslims
in response to reader comment: GOLDEN RULE OF LAW vs. BRAZEN RULE OF CRIMINAL CHAOS

Submitted by Demsci (Netherlands), Jan 13, 2016 at 17:36

Hello Uncle Vladdi!

What you wrote was very very deep. Oh, and I agree with it almost wholly. It took me a long time to answer, due to busy-ness, but more due to first understanding your post well enough. But I find it great!

About the "positive Golden Rule": The excuse that "we do it FOR them" is too flimsy. Do unto others that you want them do to you must include the knowledge of doing for them only what they want you to do for them.

I am a student of Positive Psychology. And what I encounter all the time is reasoning along the lines of the old normal Psychology. Which to me seems to focus excessively on the negative deviations and fighting, reducing them, but much less likely on the positive exceptions and enhancing them. Negative deviations like Islam, might-monopoly, crime, immorality, attacking first etc all are dangers and protection against them is necessary, but ...

Also in reaction to them it is possible to formulate what we are FOR instead of what we are AGAINST. And your posts provided lot's of material for that too. So if we (both, all) are against Islam or it's bad tenets, interpretations, then it behooves us to formulate the opposite ideology.
So that we might let Islam and it's radical followers inspire us by atrocious tenets, deeds to strive in favor of a better alternative ideology with better, happier effects on mankind.

We can strive for democracy, autonomism (instead of religious monopoly), golden rule, human rights etc. We can take pride in our clarity with it, in contrast with Islam's pathetic vagueness. We can name that ideology, name it's MIG (Most Important Guiding) texts, it's followers, then promote them any way we can. Instead of just defending against Islam (being ABI's; Anything But Islam).
Thanks again, for inspiring me.


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