Christians Pushing Back In Nigeria

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  1. Annie
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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060221...zlvaA8F;_ylu=X3oDMTA5aHJvMDdwBHNlYwN5bmNhdA--

     
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    Is it wrong of me to say, wahoo? Good for them... :rock:
     
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    I was hoping this "backlash" kind of deal WOULDN`T happen.

    Oh well........
     
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    Agreed. :(
     
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    That makes three of us.
     
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    Understood---yet are they not protecting themselves much like the United States is defending itself against enemies that would kill us?
     
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    Yes it would be wrong of you, obviously.

    One is always entitled to self-defence;
    one is never entitled to slaughtering
    innocent people as an act of vengance
    against other, guilty people.
     
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    From a Christian perspective, mobs burning down mosques and killing innocents is never morally justified, regardless of what those mosque-goers might have done to you. That's significantly different from the US fighting against terrorism in general.
     
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    for a tooth.(Exodus 21:22-27) I certainly don't believe Jesus would recommend turning the other cheek when murder is involved.(You have heard that it was said, "An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth". But I say to you, do not resist an evildoer. If anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. Matthew 5:38-39,) However, this is no face striking this is murder. Innocents were obviously killed on both sides... Nigeria may be headed for civil war. Bad news for the US as we import a hell of alot of oil from them.
     
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    We are SO addicted to oil.

    Hope it doesn`t become our "undoing". :usa:
     

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