Skip to comments.New York High School Exam Praises Islam and Attacks Christianity
Posted on 09/05/2010 4:38:43 AM PDT by Michael van der Galien
In the heat of the Ground Zero mosque debate, New York public high schools are pushing a test that slams the history of Christianity while exalting the spread of Islam. Some NY teachers were so upset when reading the Regents exam on Global History and Geography that they have complained to the press and even leaked their teachers guide on the test.
The exam gives high schoolers questions based on nine sources on the spread of Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism. Buddhism is given a slight positive, yet mostly neutral treatment in the exam. The spread of Christianity gets a mixed treatment of neutral statements and pretty blatant attacks. Islam, on the other hand, gets promoted and hailed as not only positive, but specifically better than Christianity.
At least one Brooklyn teacher who administered the exam complained to the New York Post:
There should have been a little balance in there To me, this was offensive because its just so inappropriate and the timing of it was piss-poor.
I have read a copy of the Regents Exam and here are some examples to show the imbalance.
In talking about Islam spreading to Africa:
Merchants were carriers of Islam rather than agents of Islamization Muslim men of religion were peacemakers. John L. Esposito, ed., The Oxford History of Islam, Oxford University Press
The school boards choice of John Esposito as a source is enough to reveal a bias toward promoting Islam. Esposito is a Georgetown professor who has spent his career defending Radical Islam. He placed the blame for 9-11 on the lack of pluralism and tolerance in America. Esposito has long decried American imperialism while defending Islamic terrorism. He has asked Jews and Westerners to reject the irrational fear of terrorism. The professor refuses to even study Islamic violence.
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“The school boards choice...”
The immorality of adults corrupts children.
What, exactly, is going on in this country? Are we being run by Arabs? It’s odd that our supposedly intellectual classes admire a religion that subjects women and practices pedophilia.
"...it was piss-poor."
She must teach "Vulgar Language Skills" or maybe Ebonics.
Whatever HER task is, I can tell you my vocabulary expands considerably when reviewing topics like this one.
Has anyone noticed that public schools are forbidden to include anything that smacks of Christianity, yet they are free to trash Christianity at will, and promote Islam at the same time.
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Of course they leave out the fact that most of those merchants were slave traders.
those who support the 9/11 mosque are pro-islam, not pro freedom of religion
“She must teach “Vulgar Language Skills” “
hey, she’s from Brooklyn - you got a problem wit that?
I’m saving that cartoon.
“””What, exactly, is going on in this country? Are we being run by Arabs? Its odd that our supposedly intellectual classes admire a religion that subjects women and practices pedophilia.”””
They are not looking at Islam any more than they looked at the the Soviets or the free love movement. They, like the angry children they are, embrace that which hates what they hate.
Ready to Homeschool, y’all?
America is a nation that has become practically unrecognizable to those of us with a memory!
How can we allow a school, or government, hierarchy to get away with the utter insanity of cuddling up to evil is incomprehensible.
This country needs to be stood on its ear alright, but by the majority of citizens that are truly incensed and aroused!
We need islam in our midst like we need to be murdered then kicked into mass graves.
Storm the boards of education and take back control of our children’s education, or get rid of all public education before it kills us.
The fight is more than between men and between countries. The fight is also a spiritual fight between good and evil. As the time draws nearer for Satan's rein on earth to end, his fight against Christianity becomes more intensive. And don't for a moment think that the evil one will not hesitate to use weak men to what ever purpose will suit his needs. We have become a nation of weak people, so unsure of their own spiritual beliefs that they can be used. So sad!!
Not sure if its a he or a she but it’s New York plain speak.
The fact is that in this country today many of the people in charge hate Christianity, they will therefore promote anything that will help do away with Christianity as a religion, that includes islam. In fact islam is seen as there best bet for tearing us away from our Christian roots. I believe they think that once they have managed to get Christianity banned they can then do the same with islam and they don't really care how bad islam is.
I did at one time live in NYC. I never did like living there...
The original deal which Nixon, Kissinger, and D. Rockefeller set up for OPEC in the 70s provided for us to protect the Saudi royals in perpetuity in exchange for oil being sold only for dollars (you should understand fractional reserve banking in order to grasp who got the long end and who got the short end of that deal), nonetheless that does provide the pushers of I-slam with the wherewithal to attempt to colonize the United States.
A serious response to 9/11 would have been to immediately ban the importation of oil into the U.S. That would mess us up about as badly as we were messed up during WW-II for about a year and a half and it would put the opekkers back in tents and on camels where they belong.
The progressives are nuts. They have no idea just how dangerous it is to deal with Muslims, especially Arab Muslims.
There are still a lot out there who are searching or who have hardened their hearts and condemned all religion. We can still reach a lot of them.
Those who have signed up for evil will be working harder than ever in the days ahead.
I wonder if the female teachers praising Islam approve of:
1) arranged marriages
3) no abortion option
4) female genital mutilation
5) women treated as chattel
6) no lesbian marriages
7) multiple wives
8) undeniable obedience to the male
9) the outlawing of ‘chick flicks’
10) Islam or else!!!
Leftists exist to spread as much misery and death in the world as they possibly can. They don’t believe in Islam but they greatly appreciate terrorism and any other violent acts towards the innocent.
I don't know how anyone can be surprised at this. It is the natural extension of a nation that has become self loathing, adopted egalitarian multiculturalism and allows all groups but those of the founding stock to have political grievance & lobbying groups.
As long as whites and/or Christians agree they are evil and must make atonement all is well but otherwise not so much. It only works one way.
Just New Yorkese. New York speech (particularly among Irish-Americans) has always been famed for such touches. And “piss poor” is pretty mild, compared to some things she could have said...
Here of course he and other Islamists (political Islam, Sharia law advocates) have the support of the 1960s Marxist-Alinsky street/campus revolutionary rabble and their ideological issue efforts to "Bring it all down, man."
"You must move in the arteries of the system without anyone noticing your existence until you reach all the power centers until the conditions are ripe, [you] must continue like this. You must wait until such time as you have gotten all the state power, until you have brought to your side all the power of the constitutional institutions in [the republic]."
.. but use your power and influence along the way, nothing wrong with that.
I agree. And the thing that is appalling is that our "leaders" are the ones opening the door to it and welcoming it in.
Good points. And that’s true, preventing them from exporting their oil to us would probably have collapsed their bandit economies in fairly short order.
Well, we've been sending them trillions of dollars over the last several decades.
You forgot my favorite—
It is QUITE obvious at this point, our “Ruling Class” has been snuggling up to Islamic petrodollars in the hopes of securing their position
America’s problem is that although the Republicrat Party comes closer to the American people and the DemocRAT Party is a party of death, evil and lies, neither party truly will make a significant difference.
The border, the muslims, the decadent central socialist government are issues that neither party will attack head on.
Piss-poor was a word my dad used to describe useless work or items. I grew up hearing it. I wonder if the word is in the King James Bible? Yes, it is. In one battle, the soldiers were commanded to kill everyone who “pissed against the wall.” That would be adult men.
I go ya one further.
The American Left are admirers of all things totalitarian because other totalitarians-Castro, etc...have been able to do with their dissidents (kill and imprison them) what the American Left would do to Flyover Country if they could. The American Left are a bigger threat immediately than ANY Islamisist because they enable the Islamisist in our name.
If anything we should be exporting oil and not importing it but the only way to get from here to there is the same way you give up smoking. We’d survive it, they wouldn’t.
And probably did.
intellectual class=arrogant fools.
Do you mean Catholics? Or northern Catholics? But when you use that term northern Catholics you have to include Americans of southern European descent, and also recognize the Puerto Ricans. Then there those Polish Catholics congregated in Chicago. And French Canadians.
Don't forget, some of these northern Catholics(and southwestern brown Catholics) are fundamentalists, just like the southern protestants.
Yes. They are in Saudi Arabia. In fact, they installed one of their puppets in the white House in 2008.
We are also being run by muslims and the Communist Chinese.
.... and it may be highly accurate and descriptive.
This makes my blood boil! What the he** is happening to America???
Marxism is our nation's greatest threat. It is occupying center stage. (Islam is waiting in the green room.) The Marxist left would kill us if they could. They just can't get away with it....( yet.)
And...The Marxists' most powerful weapon against us is SCHOOLS! (kindergarten through graduate school)
“America is a nation that has become practically unrecognizable to those of us with a memory!”
That’s a fact. I’ll be 60 on my next birthday. The America of today is not the America I knew and served. We need to get that America back.
“I don’t know how anyone can be surprised at this. It is the natural extension of a nation that has become self loathing, adopted egalitarian multiculturalism and allows all groups but those of the founding stock to have political grievance & lobbying groups.”
You are so right.
We are being run by FEAR that is what terrorism is all about..
We have cowards in leadership...unlike our founding fathers, they are unwilling to die for what they believe in (or we HOPE they believe in).
I’m talking about Irish American New Yorkers. Being one of them, I know whereof I speak...
What an effing idiot. And he's teaching OUR children?
Being one of them means you have a subjective view point.
Who said I didn’t? I don’t think this is exactly a scholarly matter!
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