Who Is Allah?

Who Is Allah?

There are 256264 comments on the The Brussels Journal story from Aug 24, 2007, titled Who Is Allah?. In it, The Brussels Journal reports that:

“Allah is a very beautiful word for God. Shouldn't we all say that from now on we will name God Allah? [...] What does God care what we call him?”

From the desk of Soeren Kern on Fri, 2007-08-24 11:56 Europeans love to mock the salience of religion in American society. via The Brussels Journal

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#175403 May 8, 2013
rabbee yehoshooah adam wrote:
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rabbee: well it seems to be, well above your level of comprehenshion. and i do not think, i can write lower than the fifth grade level. in order to meet, this worlds standards. i can't find, my green crayons. and monkies and apes, do not progress pass that of a three year old. do you know how, to converse with a talking ameoba or other talking critters? a minus sign, in front of a high iq is not a complement.
It's not an ameoba, the correct spelling is amoeba. How do you converse with that protozoa?

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

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#175404 May 8, 2013
bmz wrote:
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God is not love, Drama Queen. God is loving.
To say God is love is idiotic as it may mean that Love is God, which is sooooo absurd.
And what love did your God show to Jesus, Love-Sick?
Now, let us have your garments but keep the loin cloth and get up the pole!
If God is Love, and Jesus is God, and Love is love, does that mean we now have a quadrinity?

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#175405 May 8, 2013
rabbee yehoshooah adam wrote:
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rabbee: 15 - the hand outs, are not purchases with legal currency. and the last time i checked, candy wrappers are not considered as legal tender dollars.
CORRECT.

Since his question contain the word buy the correct answer is 15. If Joel would replace the verb buy with the verb take, then the correct answer would be 22.
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#175406 May 8, 2013
Seeker wrote:
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LOL!!! Good one.
But then again, what is the definition for love? Nobody really knows. There are all sorts of definitions for it, and they seem to be whatever someone wants or needs it to be at any given time. What people think is love and sing all sorts of songs about, is actually possession of someone else. MY girlfriend, MY boyfriend, MY lover. People just fool themselves.
rabbee: truth = love... as lies = hate... truth = good... lies = evil. none of the true prophets of G-D, would lie to even save their life.

it would appear as if Moshe, or Daneeel could of been squashed like a bug, for telling the truth. because they, refused to lie.
susanblange

Norfolk, VA

#175407 May 8, 2013
Shamma wrote:
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The definition for God Joe is "LOVE"
God is Love.
God does not love everybody. She loves the righteous who love her.
bmz

Since: Mar 08

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#175408 May 8, 2013
Seeker wrote:
Philip said,“Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us.”

9 Jesus answered:“Don’t you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say,‘Show us the Father’? 10 Don’t you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you I do not speak on my own authority. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work.
So, this crafty incoherence is to confirm that Jesus was the Father. Is that so?

And after that, did all the disciples start calling him the Father in heaven?

Anyway, I am glad that he did not say, "Philip, I am the Father!"
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#175409 May 8, 2013
JOEL wrote:
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Incorrect answer.
The last time you attempted this question that I'd posted months ago, you came up with 20 sweets as the answer. This, too, is wrong. I'd provided the detailed solution then.
So, once again, here goes.
The correct answer is worked out as follows:
QUESTION:
A dealer said he’d gift 1 sweet in exchange for 3 empty sweet wrappers provided the sweets were purchased from his shop. One sweet costs $ 1. If you have $ 15 with you, how many sweets can you get, in all?
SOLUTION:
Total amount available =$ 15
Cost price of 1 sweet =$ 1
Condition: 1 sweet in exchange for 3 empty sweet wrappers.
Now, with $ 15, you can outright buy 15 sweets @$ 1 per sweet.
With the 15 empty sweet wrappers, you can get in return 15/3 = 5 sweets.
Total sweets: 15 + 5 = 20 sweets.
Then, you proceed to eat the 5 extra sweets and get 5 empty sweet wrappers.
From these 5 empty sweet wrappers, you retain 2 empty sweet wrappers and hand over 3 empty sweet wrappers to the dealer and get 1 sweet in return.
Note, you now have 2 empty wrappers (5 – 3 = 2) plus 1 sweet given to you on returning 3 empty sweet wrappers.
Total sweets till now = 20 + 1 = 21
So, next, you proceed to eat the sweet and add its empty wrapper to the other 2 empty sweet wrappers that you'd previously retained to get a total of 3 empty sweet wrappers which you then hand over to the dealer for an extra sweet.
The dealer gives you an additional (1 sweet) in exchange for the 3 empty sweet wrappers.
Final total of sweets = 20 + 1 + 1 = 22.
Correct answer = 22 sweets.
rabbee: no! the question was, how many could you buy for $15, not how many could you get. i know this one, it was on one of my iq tests. same test that asked, how far can a dog run into the woods?
susanblange

Norfolk, VA

#175410 May 8, 2013
Seeker wrote:
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Show me where it said the whole world. I remember it being for the "chosen people" only. OY!! I must be mashugana. I drank too much orange jews this morning and had too many he brews last night.
"My house shall be called a house of prayer for all people" This includes all people, Jews and Gentiles. God gave us all life, equally. God created Israel for her glory, not because of their perceived righteousness. When it comes down to it, the Jews are no different than anybody else.
bmz

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#175411 May 8, 2013
Frijoles wrote:
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If God is Love, and Jesus is God, and Love is love, does that mean we now have a quadrinity?
It does but it is more than a quadrinity. One must take into account the fifth element, Mary.
susanblange

Norfolk, VA

#175412 May 8, 2013
Seeker wrote:
then there's the prophecy of the Messiah riding through the east gate on a donkey. That's what Jesus did. now, Jews can say that he merely did that to make it look like he was fulfilling the prophecy, but at least people did ride on donkeys back then. If this prophecy gets filled in the future like Jews are waiting for, wouldn't it look even more suspicious if someone rides on a donkey when people don't really ride donkeys anymore? So how is it going to look less suspicious if someone does this the 21st century than it did when someone did this in the 1st century?
When the Messiah enters Jerusalem on a donkey, she will be accepted as King of Israel, that's the difference. Jesus was not made king. The Messiah cannot come until the Temple is rebuilt, that is Gods' dwelling place. His "work shall go before him" and the Jews will be expecting him.
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#175413 May 8, 2013
bmz wrote:
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You did not answer my questions, Susan. Here is my post, once again:
We worship the LORD God of Abraham and Jacob. Are we worshipping a heathen deity?
If you can accept the English word God, why can't you accept the Arabic word Allah?
The word Allah is very close to Ellah (El in Hebrew) and I am sure you know that El is not pronounced as the 'el' in 'Hell' or 'Bell' or 'Tell'.
rabbee: how many times, have the jews* been worshiping g-d. only to discover later, it was really baal hamolech and not G-D being worshiped? in this world that, only thinks they are doing better than the jews*.
susanblange

Norfolk, VA

#175414 May 8, 2013
bmz wrote:
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You did not answer my questions, Susan. Here is my post, once again:
We worship the LORD God of Abraham and Jacob. Are we worshipping a heathen deity?
If you can accept the English word God, why can't you accept the Arabic word Allah?
The word Allah is very close to Ellah (El in Hebrew) and I am sure you know that El is not pronounced as the 'el' in 'Hell' or 'Bell' or 'Tell'.
If you believed in the God of Jacob, you would accept the Hebrew scriptures, which you don't. Allah is just another name for God, God has a lot of names. The God of Israel will live on earth in the Temple when it is rebuilt. Allah is an Arabic word and most of the scriptures were written in Hebrew.
JOEL

Mumbai, India

#175415 May 8, 2013
rabbee yehoshooah adam wrote:
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i know this one, it was on one of my iq tests. same test that asked, how far can a dog run into the woods?
Really?

LOL.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#175416 May 8, 2013
JOEL wrote:
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Incorrect answer.
The last time you attempted this question that I'd posted months ago, you came up with 20 sweets as the answer. This, too, is wrong. I'd provided the detailed solution then.
So, once again, here goes.
The correct answer is worked out as follows:
QUESTION:
A dealer said he’d gift 1 sweet in exchange for 3 empty sweet wrappers provided the sweets were purchased from his shop. One sweet costs $ 1. If you have $ 15 with you, how many sweets can you get, in all?
SOLUTION:
Total amount available =$ 15
Cost price of 1 sweet =$ 1
Condition: 1 sweet in exchange for 3 empty sweet wrappers.
Now, with $ 15, you can outright buy 15 sweets @$ 1 per sweet.
With the 15 empty sweet wrappers, you can get in return 15/3 = 5 sweets.
Total sweets: 15 + 5 = 20 sweets.
Then, you proceed to eat the 5 extra sweets and get 5 empty sweet wrappers.
From these 5 empty sweet wrappers, you retain 2 empty sweet wrappers and hand over 3 empty sweet wrappers to the dealer and get 1 sweet in return.
Note, you now have 2 empty wrappers (5 – 3 = 2) plus 1 sweet given to you on returning 3 empty sweet wrappers.
Total sweets till now = 20 + 1 = 21
So, next, you proceed to eat the sweet and add its empty wrapper to the other 2 empty sweet wrappers that you'd previously retained to get a total of 3 empty sweet wrappers which you then hand over to the dealer for an extra sweet.
The dealer gives you an additional (1 sweet) in exchange for the 3 empty sweet wrappers.
Final total of sweets = 20 + 1 + 1 = 22.
Correct answer = 22 sweets.
Show me my previous answer.

22 is correct. My reasoning stopped short.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#175417 May 8, 2013
JOEL wrote:
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Iraq? It should be Iran.
Correct again, it should have been Iran.

I don't expect another correct utterance from you for months.

It is strange, have you lost that thing?
JOEL

Mumbai, India

#175418 May 8, 2013
rabbee yehoshooah adam wrote:
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rabbee: no! the question was, how many could you buy for $15, not how many could you get.
Buy or get? LOL.

The dealer is not so gullible so as to make a loss by gifting away free sweets to one and sundry.

The cost of the extra-sweets is factored into the scheme and it's apparent that only after deducing the profit-loss factor did the dealer make the so-called generous offer.

It stands to reason that the dealer opted to make a lower profit by giving away an extra sweet for every 3 empty sweet wrappers returned.

The ratio of the cp of the extra sweet to the cost price of 3 sweets bought is of the order 1/3 or a percentage of: 1 x 100/3 = 33.33 %(recurring). It's evident that the dealer is still making a profit albeit a lower one on the sale of 3 sweets than on the gift of 1 sweet. If say he makes a profit % of 20 % on the sale of 1 sweet then it's obvious that he can easily afford to gift away 1 extra sweet for every 3 sweets purchased. Ultimately, it boils down to cost in terms of profit and reduced profit and who knows his scheme being so attractive may well attract a greater volume of sales ensuring him a far greater profit had he not introduced the scheme. So, in the final analysis, we see that the $ 15 covers the cost of the 22 sweets without the dealer incurring loss. LOL.
JOEL

Mumbai, India

#175419 May 8, 2013
HughBe wrote:
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Show me my previous answer.
I remember you posting 20 as your answer attempted months ago when I'd first posted the trick question aimed at grade 7 students.

I am not going to do the searching.
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#175420 May 8, 2013
STEFANO COLONNA wrote:
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It's not an ameoba, the correct spelling is amoeba. How do you converse with that protozoa?
rabbee: yeah, reading and writing eevreet from right to left, can cause some reversals. funny how i never had that difficulty, prior to learning to read eevreet. but every now and then, i do have those dyslexia events.

and as talking with a protozoa, you have not been paying attention. to my replies, to some alleged atheist as alleged people. easy to recognize, amoeba's avoid the light without question.

hard to talk to them though, cause they keep running away. but the moths keep retuning, with there's something familiar about that they cannot resist.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#175421 May 8, 2013
Frijoles wrote:
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Lets talk fair. Has Israel EVER threatened to erase Iran off the map? Has Israel ever threatened use of their nuclear assets? Iran has threatened both.
HughBe---So if it is good for Israel to SAY or do things because of DETERRENCE or rhetoric then Iraq and ALL others MUST have those SAME rights.

Frijoles---Lets talk fair.

HughBe--- Demonstrate the UNFAIRNESS in my words above.

Frijoles--- Has Israel EVER threatened to erase Iran off the map?

HughBe--- I don't know.

Frijoles--- Has Israel ever threatened use of their nuclear assets?

HughBe--- I don't know.

Frijoles--- Iran has threatened both.

HughBe--- 1.Support your claim in relation to use of nuclear assets by Iran.
2.Explain how Iran would use nuclear assets against Israel given that they have none. Iran, based on my limited knowledge, is trying to develop nuclear energy and as far as I know it is being monitored by the INTERNATIONAL community.

In closing, tell me the extent of Israel's nuclear assets and tell me the REASONS for having them.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#175422 May 8, 2013
JOEL wrote:
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I remember you posting 20 as your answer attempted months ago when I'd first posted the trick question aimed at grade 7 students.
I am not going to do the searching.
I have no such memory.

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