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"Testosterone" to stand up to Erdogan?

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Oct 14, 2017 at 05:40

Hi, Sadeq

"Sadeq" = "One who is truthful". I'm always suspicious of names like that. Mine is "Michael" = "Who is like God!"; and "Daniel" is "God is my Judge". Odd, that we should each be of a completely different religion!

I'm surprized at your comment, if you're anything other than Turkish. All I can gather from polls, etc. that I've read, is that only Turks care about the Turks; and that the Turks care about nobody but the Turks.

I am not Turkish; so why have I often posted about Turkish President Erdogan? Because the Bible says he will attack Israel. It's in Ezekiel 38 (Erdogan is "God"). I'm not Israeli either, so why am I concerned about Israel? Because I see God working in tandem with both Israel and the church (I am Christian): The world hates Israel, and the world hates the church; Muslims hate Israel, and Muslims hate the Church. Messiah will redeem Israel, and Messiah has redeemed the church. Concerning Erdogan, he will attack Israel, and Israel will defeat him. Not too long after that, perhaps a few years, the whole world (including the US) will attack Israel; at which time Messiah will appear.

Muslims having the "testosterone" to stand up against Erdogan? I have never heard of such a thing in my life! I was beginning to think that Muslims only considered testosterone as something that enabled them to rape Swedish women and kill Jews. Now that I read your statement, I wonder if I might be wrong. Are there Turks who think it would be a "manly" thing, to stand up to Erdogan? I know many Kurdish men might think so, and certainly most Kurdish women.

But Turks? Pardon my stereotype, but I picture Turkish men as garlic-eating wrestlers, who love to shout "Alahu Akbar" as they denounce all non-Turks and praise Erdogan. Am I way off base in my thinking? That might very well be: Neither I, nor any non-Turk, seem to know very much about the Turks, nor care to; and the feeling seems mutual.

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