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Muslims Making Atheists
NRO ^ | March 6, 2012 | Dennis Prager

Posted on 03/06/2012 9:07:28 AM PST by nuconvert

The ayatollahs are not a great advertisement for faith in God.

Here in Sydney, Australia, where I’ve been lecturing for a week, I may have had one Australian-born waitress or waiter, and one Australian-born taxi driver. As is my wont, I have been asking all my waiters, waitresses, and taxi drivers where they were born and, whenever possible, having some discussion about their native country.

I say “whenever possible” because, unlike in the United States, where taxi drivers, whether foreign- or American-born, are known for being talkative, in Sydney, apparently, the influence of the famous British reserve is still very much in evidence. I ask a driver where he was born, he responds, and the discussion is pretty much ended.

But the waiters and waitresses have been quite willing to talk, and one of these discussions was of particular interest.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: atheist; dennisprager; iran; muslim

1 posted on 03/06/2012 9:07:35 AM PST by nuconvert
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To: nuconvert

and atheists always surrender to Muzzies.


2 posted on 03/06/2012 9:36:14 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: nuconvert

From friends - I know this is true. The ‘religion’ has become a sledge hammer to beat up the young and intellectual. Yet, when the young get older, they’re often pulled back in... it’s a totalitarian mess. One of many reasons to fight the ideas behind radical Muslim thinking - and expose it for the horror it is...


3 posted on 03/06/2012 9:43:58 AM PST by GOPJ (Democrat-media Complex¬óburied stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: nuconvert

I pray that he’s right.


4 posted on 03/06/2012 10:02:34 AM PST by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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(Mosque Makeovers With Your Tax Dollars) Who started 'aid' to this country in the first place? Aren't thy holding some of our 'social workers' at this minute? (and how about Pakistan).....Hillary Clinton needs to answer some questions...we all need to demand our congress stop foreign aid to countries who aid terrorists. Take action Freepers!
5 posted on 03/06/2012 10:33:02 AM PST by yoe
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To: GeronL
"...and atheists always surrender to Muzzies."

The most threatened and outspoken anti-Islam crusaders today are atheists. Ever heard of Ayaan Hirsi Ali? Geert Wilders? Taslima Nasrin? Rushdie?...

6 posted on 03/06/2012 10:35:55 AM PST by James C. Bennett (An Australian.)
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To: GeronL
Not any of the Persian Americans I know, atheist or otherwise, are going to surrender to the Mullahs.

Much as it is hard to find a more vociferous anticommunist than one who lived as a slave under its system - it is also hard to find a more vociferous anti-Islamist than one who lived under sharia law.

7 posted on 03/06/2012 10:42:51 AM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: yoe

R U on the right thread?


8 posted on 03/06/2012 11:36:14 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

bfl


9 posted on 03/06/2012 2:54:38 PM PST by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!)
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To: nuconvert

bfl


10 posted on 03/06/2012 4:27:47 PM PST by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!)
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To: nuconvert
What happened to this guy's manners? Did they get lost at the airport?

I have been asking all my waiters, waitresses, and taxi drivers where they were born and, whenever possible, having some discussion about their native country. I say “whenever possible” because, unlike in the United States, where taxi drivers ... are known for being talkative, in Sydney, apparently, the influence of the famous British reserve ... I ask a driver where he was born, he responds, and the discussion is pretty much ended.

In Sydney, he would be getting a lot of Lebanese taxi drivers. Also, for some reason, just about every fresh juice bar in Sydney is run by Lebanese who are Christians from the south. But Lebanese don't like it if you ask them their religion, neither do Anglo-Australians.

I asked our young, personable waitress where she was from, and she said Iran.

Way to go, mate.

I asked Shakila if she was Muslim. She told me that though one could say she was a Muslim, she did not identify as such ...

It is better to wait and see if people want to share their religious beliefs. Questions like that are rather confronting, in Anglo culture.

11 posted on 03/07/2012 6:39:08 PM PST by BlackVeil
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