Skip to comments.The beginning of the end of Western civilization
Posted on 11/24/2006 2:26:49 PM PST by AnalogReigns
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Nor do I. I do like the discourse however. Too bad we can't say the "Emporer is Buck Naked"...
If you really want to understand the fundamental driving forces behind all of this, I'd recommend reading "Cannibals and Kings: Origins of Cultures ", by Marvin Harris. Pay particular attention to what motivates the "Mumi".
Don't let my question leave you with an impression... I could give a rat's a** about the palestinians. I just needed ammo against the only thing I have heard regarding aggression against muslims. This is what they have stated was the aggression.
I now have another full magazine in which to do my verbal battles and I thank you...
I didn't see it for a while, LoL!
Muslims are very good at playing the victim as they slaughter.
We just seen what happens when an attempt is made to give back some of this annexed land. It simply becomes a better location to attack Irrael from.
Anthor thing you should read is the Hamas charter. They spell out what "Palestinian" goals really are.
Again, it seems westrn leaders have difficulty hearing what Muzzies aren't afraid to admit.
They even wrote it down in the Hamas Charter to make it clear. It just falls on blind politicians eyes.
Not only do they express their undying desire to kill every last Jew, but from there, they plan to take Spain and eventually the entire world, including the great Satan.
Yet we give them billions in foriegn aid.
The problem is the rapid moral decay of the West.
and an unwillingness to defend it's stated values and 1/2 a population who believe that negotiation is the answer to everything and that the U.N. is the answer and armed conflict will solve nothing. Only another catostophic event will wake us up in this country. I have my doubts that such an event in Europe would wake them up. They'd just blame U.S. policy and Israel as usual.
Al of these doomsdayers forget that the West has the nuclear option.
And it is so maddening to me that our gov't, and so many other gov'ts, are blind to this. The "peace process" is a sick, perverse game. The goal is to drive the Jews into the sea. Period. And we want to pretend like children playing make believe that it's not true.
This has been going on since I was a child, and I'm getting old.
If you really want to understand the fundamental driving forces behind all of this, I'd recommend reading "Cannibals and Kings: Origins of Cultures ", by Marvin Harris.
Having studied the Arab culture (I'm half Lebanese), lived with both Shia and Sunni, and observed their interaction with the environment at large as a Christian, I've got a pretty good idea what motivates them.
Thank you for the recommendation, maybe I'll check it out.
Welcome to FR.
Muslims were never innocent victims of anything in history. They were always murderous barbaric aggressors.
Back in the late 40s, early 50s... When the US/UN gave the Jews Israel. and the palestinians were herded out. Does this fit in the contrary to your statement?
Your premise, and your history, is incorrect. The "Palestinians" (miscellaneous Arabs, actually) were not "herded out" - they were asked to stay, and share the land with the Jews. However, they chose to believe the leaders of the neighboring Arab states who told them to leave, temporarily, while the combined Arab armies destroyed the Jews, after which they could return and have it all. No sharing. They chose to leave, and they chose poorly.
In contrast, the hundreds of thousands of Jews living in those neighboring Arab countries were forced to leave and their property confiscated.
Thank you for the welcome. Harris' book goes beyond any individual culture in that he uncovers common motivations and behaviors in many cultures over many centuries. It is one of the more lucid (and controversial ) treatises in the field of cultural anthropology. I think you would enjoy it.
Well, I'd say you deserve a "That'a Boy!" Thank you for pointing out my lack of historical facts... If you left the first sentence out, I'd appreciate your wisdom on the rest...
"Death cults come and go, but the Light of the Lord Shines Forever."
Michael = "who is like God"
Youssef -- variant of Joseph, I believe = "Jehovah has added."
Unfortunately, common sense has been exchanged for political correctness. so things are going to have to get a lot worse before they will get better. 9/11 should have done it, but it wasn't enough of an education. More is coming. I see a bad (crescent) moon risin'
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