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#45235 Dec 11, 2012
I now see it again.
#45236 Dec 11, 2012
I just posted a bunch of links that said that race was a sucky concept. What you are getting it is really a degree of ethnicity.
I have to admit rarely do I encounter someone so dense.
An ethnic group is a group of people whose members are identified through a common trait. This can, but does not have to, include an idea of common heritage, a common culture, a shared language or dialect. The group's ethos or ideology may also stress common ancestry and religion, as opposed to an ethnic minority group which refers to race. The process that results in the emergence of an ethnicity is called ethnogenesis. Some ethnic groups are marked by little more than a common name.
Jews are am ETHNO-RELIGIOUS group - see above
#45237 Dec 11, 2012
An ethnoreligious group (or ethno-religious group) is an ethnic group of people whose members are also unified by a common religious background.
Ethnoreligious communities define their ethnic identity neither exclusively by ancestral heritage nor simply by religious affiliation, but often through a combination of both(a long shared history; a cultural tradition of its own; either a common geographical origin, or descent from a small number of common ancestors; a common language, not necessarily peculiar to the group; a common literature peculiar to the group; a common religion different from that of neighbouring groups; being a minority or being an oppressed or a dominant group within a larger community).
Examples of ethnic groups defined by ancestral religions are the Jews, the Druze of the Levant, the Copts of Egypt, the Yazidi of northern Iraq, the Zoroastrians of Iran and India, and the Serer of Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania.
#45238 Dec 11, 2012
Why do you always bring things back to a comment about rabbis? That is rather pathetic.
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
#45239 Dec 11, 2012
Holidays mean people are outside and enjoying themselves with shopping, drinking, dancing and reveling.
I heard there are more accidents in holiday period than on other days (most of drivers being drunk is another reason).
The only people on holiday would be bus drivers and truck drivers and similar people, that is why I asked you the civil question.
As for hitting the parked cars, when you have less accidents, then call us and we would try to help the situation.
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
#45240 Dec 11, 2012
Which “Sword” the Prophet Used against his enemies: Part-5
Enemies of Islam represent our prophet as a very cruel and blood thirsty man, who would kill his “opponents, enemies and any one who disagreed with him” at “the drop of hat” and all his adversaries would be “terrified” at the mere sight of him.
The picture is far from true, let us look at some incidents from the life of prophet, as what was “this sword which killed the enmity for ever”
The Case of : ABDULLAH BIN SALLAM, JEWISH SCHOLAR
A. His Position in Medina
Abdullah bin Sallam was a well known and well respected Jewish scholar of Medina. Jews and other residents of Medina respected him and came to him, when there was any need of getting religious clarifications on any issue.
Abdullah was Scholar of Jewish Scriptures and he spent his time in studies and pondering over religious issues.
When prophet migrated to Medina, Abdullah was caught in a Dilemma. His studies of Jewish scriptures had convinced him, that one last prophet had to come into the world. Who it would be, he was not sure, there were signs and some of the attributes of that prophet mentioned in his Scriptures, most of them fit the New Prophet.
B. Abdullah Tests the Prophet:
But he was not sure, he wanted to test the prophet as to source of his divine knowledge. One day he came to meet the prophet when he was alone and said to prophet, I want to ask you three questions, no one knows the answers to them except a true Messenger of God, so please answer them, the questions were:
1. What is the first sign of “start of Last day”?
2. What will be the first food of those who will enter Paradise.
3. And why the Child sometimes resembles Father and some times he resembles Mother?
Prophet answered all the three questions, and Abdullah was satisfied with the answer and he declared his faith. Prophet told, that I did not knew the answer of these questions, Gabriel came just know and gave me the answers.
C. Abdullah tests Jews:
Abdullah said to prophet, please do not tell others about my conversion now . Call Leaders of Jews and ask them about me, I will hide behind this curtain, so they will not be able to see me.
The Prophet called all Leaders of Jews of Medina and asked “What is position of Abdullah bin Sallam amongst you”?
“He is our Leader, one of our Best man and son of our Best man, we do not find any thing but good in him” They replied with one voice.
“What would you say, if he became Muslim” Asked the Prophet.
“God Forbid, that he leave the Path of Moses and choose this New Path” said the Jews.
On hearing this, Abdullah came out from the curtain and said “You All be witness that I have accepted Islam and become a Muslim”!!
Jews rushed out of the Prophet’s House saying “He is the Worst amongst us, son of the Worse man and his opinion counts for nothing with us”!!
Such was Abdullah bin Sallam, another Victim of Sword of Knowledge of our prophet!!
Source: Companions of Prophet: by Talib Hashmi
#45241 Dec 11, 2012
Behold, even those who dwell among you, who are called Christian, do pollute My name and crucify Me again and again in their hearts, by all they say and do; a very perverse people, a corrupt religion which looks nothing like Me; churches of men who worship themselves and their own ideals, as they proclaim a christ, an idol, which they have formed in their own image, continually reshaping it to meet their own expectations, that they might uphold their own traditions, which I hate!... Jerusalem, O Jerusalem, why have you forsaken Me?!
HEAR THE WORD OF THE LORD at: http://TrumpetCallofGodOnline.com
#45251 Dec 12, 2012
Muhammad, the founder of Islam, traveled to Medina in 622 A.D. to attract followers to his new faith. When the Jews of Medina refused to convert and rejected Muhammad, two of the major Jewish tribes were expelled; in 627, Muhammad's followers killed between 600 and 900 of the men, and divided the surviving Jewish women and children amongst themselves.(3)
“Jeezuz in the Potty”
Since: May 10
#45252 Dec 12, 2012
Why do the children of the god of Abraham want to kill one another so badly?
Judaism, Christianity and Islam, who I like to call the "Psychotic Three" just can't seem to get along. They all preach love etc., why don't they practice it?
Christopher Hitchens one wrote; "Religion poisons everything". He was so right!
#45255 Dec 12, 2012
The chemical weapons worry was voiced since day 1.
Yes, the former Iraq situation doesnt help the discussion much
Yesterday I heard on the radio an interview with a Syrian official who was in charge of a portion of the stockpiling - He is now defected and living in Turkey.
In Iraq, they couldnt find a single Iraqi who could give this type of information, obviously because there was no info to give.
I have noticed you always seem to pick these causes that are easily debunked through normal googling and awareness.
Why? Do you not have access to the free media in your country?
#45256 Dec 12, 2012
They would be Jews ethnically but not in the religious sense.
Ask a more difficult question next time.
I need to feel challenged.
No. How could that be?
Frijoles would know more about this than I would.
I do know that Israel did not exist until 1948.
#45257 Dec 12, 2012
Judging Fan, are you on vacation?
#45258 Dec 12, 2012
An eye for an eye must come from your Jewish side.
Old Testament, correct?
#45259 Dec 12, 2012
Blaming the victims for slaughter of civilians. Nice.
Wikipedia posts citations at the bottom. If you are interested - go forth research them
Dimmi is not the issue - the issue is the violence. I wanted to post the whole newscopy so that you could see it full context.
Isnt your argument partly, "Muslim violence was not nearly as violent as Christian violence, therefore it is ok?"
#45260 Dec 12, 2012
I might add that is a fundie interpretation.
Jews usually interpret those passages as an admonishment to use proportional compensation - I.E. If someone looses an eye they should be duely (financially) compensated - no less, no more.
#45261 Dec 12, 2012
Its obvious that the most likely candidates are you and Hughbe. From the online habits, you are the more likely candidate.
Its ok - I enjoy it. All advertising is GOOD advertising in my book.
#45262 Dec 12, 2012
So you admit that you are boring?
It is not perverson anymore than is your supposed attraction to women.
We do not control whom we are attracted to or whom we love.
You need to opne your eyes, your mind and your heart and understand this.
There was and remains much injustice in the world.
There are people here who hunt down and kill gays.
Does this outrage you?
My wife would not agree with you.
I am not a scientist but I know they have done tests, EEGs etc.
This is not a matter of faith as is your god up in the sky.
Do you help out around the house? Cleaning, laundry, marketing etc?
What is your contribution?
#45263 Dec 12, 2012
You need to read more international media, or even meet a real life Jew. You would be suprised at the breadth of diversity of opinions on the subject, as well as what the consensus is. Stop reading Arab media.
The UN resolutions were recommendations, not mandates. In 1948 as well as in 2012. The UN can not mandate a state.
You seem to continue to return to the theme of the US GrandDaddy. The US is a democracy. If there wasnt internal support for their policies they wouldnt be implemented. If you feel as an Arab or Mulsim that you are being slighted, then your recourse is to vote. Of course in your case you cant since you are not a citizen. And that is EXCACTLY the way the system is SUPPOSED to operate.
(Kind of like HUGHBE having no standing to tell Jews how to be Jewish - similar idea)
#45264 Dec 12, 2012
Thank you for the judging, MUQ, I was worried that you were getting soft today...
#45265 Dec 12, 2012
Huggy is being STIPID again.
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