A Behavioral Choice is Not a Race

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    Dear 'World Community': You Are Not Our Equals
    By William A. Levinson
    May 31, 2011
    American Thinker


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    The world may indeed be a community but not all members of a community are equal. The community's wife-beater and drug dealer are not the equals of the community's doctor, home builder, banker, or teacher. Societies that abuse women and religious minorities under color of the ideology they call Islam are similarly not the equals of Euro-American and primarily Judeo-Christian nations whose laws and cultures encourage freedom of thought, rational inquiry, and full social and economic participation by both sexes and all races and religions.​

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    Will William A. Levinson get into heaven?
     
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    Fortunately we don't get to decide that question.
     
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    Judaism: freedom of thought?

    Killing the unbelievers is freedom of thought?

    Deuteronomy 17
    If there be found among you, within any of thy gates which the LORD thy God giveth thee, man or woman, that hath wrought wickedness in the sight of the LORD thy God, in transgressing his covenant; 17:3 And hath gone and served other gods, and worshipped them, either the sun, or moon, or any of the host of heaven, which I have not commanded; 17:4 And it be told thee, and thou hast heard of it, and enquired diligently, and, behold, it be true, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought in Israel; 17:5 Then shalt thou bring forth that man or that woman, which have committed that wicked thing, unto thy gates, even that man or that woman, and shalt stone them with stones, till they die.
     
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    Who does?
     
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    It doesn't look like you guys read the same article I posted.
     
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    Well, to be fair to them, when you look at the world through leftist-colored glasses, it's really distorted. :lol:
     
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    I think maybe the prescriptions are bit off too or cracked. Same thing really.
     
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    While I am sympathetic to his basic point, I have issues because it is so Enlightenment-centered that puts a premium on economic criteria while discounting other criteria, like religious piety, respect for elders, and respect for tradtion itself.
     
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    That would explain a lot of their anger.
     

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