Skip to comments.When Faith Goes Too Far
Posted on 01/21/2007 6:56:03 AM PST by proudofthesouth
Very interesting article about a Jew who became a Muslim and then left the Muslim faith.
"Faith" has nothing to do with it.
The person is unstable. Don't blame that on "faith".
That means move to a Muslim country. Praise be to Allah for this wisdom! Clear out of America and Europe before it is too late.
This "Jew" had major issues going on to become a Muslim!
Muslims HATE Jews!
Remember Daniel Pearl? They cut his head off solely because he was a Jew.
I read the article in RD and thought that FReepers would find it interesting.
At least he had the good sense to leave Islam.
He wanted the religion and order he never had; I'm sure his feelings for his parents played a part as well.
This should have given him a clue:
It was during my junior year at Wake Forest University, in 1997, that I first learned about Islam. One friend in the dorm was a moderate Muslim whose faith led him to become a campus activist, fighting religious prejudice and homophobia. His convictions appealed to me, and I was envious of the spiritual anchor in his life.
At the end of the worship, I walked outside with Sheikh Hassan, who waved his hand at the beautiful green peaks surrounding us. "You'll be compromised if you stay in this kafir [infidel] country," he said. "Just look at all these homosexuals." The shock of these words never left me.
It seems he had other issues leading to his self-hate as well.
Waco wasn't a problem of faith, but of government and should not be lumped with Jonestown. Koresh could have been handled without tanks and incendiaries. Don't people have the right to be nuts in this country anymore?
It is quite telling about some of the workings of the Islam movement that is in this country.
And, all of this at a Baptist school!
They can, but they can't make illegal arms, beat and terrorize people and have sex with children all in the name of "faith".
Koresh and Jones were evil cult leaders. But they were very persuasive in their arguments to suck people into their "flock".
Good posting, it turned out to be a very good article, and revealing of Muslims in America.
The beatings, the sex with children, these are allegations which will never see court. Koresh PROBABLY did those things, but I find it strange that the party most likely to oppose the death penalty for Saddam and captured enemy combatants executed these people with military ordnance.
You of course are assuming that the Branch Dividians did not start the fires, which I believe they did and which there is distinct photographic evidence. I have yet to ever see a CS canister start a fire, ever. And if you want to talk about military ordnance, the Branch Dividians far out gunned the BATF and FBI in that department. No agents were armed with hand grenades and .50 caliber machine guns.
Koresh could have been apprehended in town; cut off the head of the snake...
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