Pope orders destruction of all Mosques in Italy

Discussion in 'Religion and Ethics' started by Quantum Windbag, Mar 17, 2012.

  1. Quantum Windbag
    Offline

    Quantum Windbag Gold Member

    Joined:
    May 9, 2010
    Messages:
    58,308
    Thanks Received:
    5,014
    Trophy Points:
    245
    Ratings:
    +5,221
    OK, I admit to a bit of misdirection to get your attention. What really happened is the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia ordered that all churches in Saudi Arabia, and the entire Arabian Peninsula, should be destroyed. Can anyone explain why this is not the top story on every newscast in the world like it would be if my headline was true?

    EDITORIAL: Destroy all churches - Washington Times
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 2
  2. PoliticalChic
    Offline

    PoliticalChic Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2008
    Messages:
    55,927
    Thanks Received:
    15,700
    Trophy Points:
    2,190
    Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
    Ratings:
    +25,063
    You tricked me!

    Why.....why....why- this is nothing but a paraprosdokian post!!
     
  3. syrenn
    Offline

    syrenn BANNED

    Joined:
    May 10, 2010
    Messages:
    47,839
    Thanks Received:
    10,387
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +10,404

    It is not news becasue no one wants to offend.


    I also must say i am not shocked at the news either.
     
  4. RetiredGySgt
    Offline

    RetiredGySgt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2007
    Messages:
    39,581
    Thanks Received:
    5,905
    Trophy Points:
    1,140
    Location:
    North Carolina
    Ratings:
    +9,002
    The left does NOT CARE what happens to Christian beliefs or churches. If you offend a Christian nothing happens. If you offend a Muslim they may kill you. They are cowards.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 2
  5. Quantum Windbag
    Offline

    Quantum Windbag Gold Member

    Joined:
    May 9, 2010
    Messages:
    58,308
    Thanks Received:
    5,014
    Trophy Points:
    245
    Ratings:
    +5,221
    And I learned a new word, so life is good.
     
  6. laughinReaper
    Offline

    laughinReaper Senior Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2011
    Messages:
    3,839
    Thanks Received:
    581
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings:
    +582
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 2
  7. FA_Q2
    Offline

    FA_Q2 Gold Member

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2009
    Messages:
    14,329
    Thanks Received:
    2,091
    Trophy Points:
    255
    Location:
    Washington State
    Ratings:
    +4,329
    Well, that's actually an excellent point. Where is the outrage.....


    Here is another - let me ask those on the left if they still want to proclaim Islam as a peaceful religion and how this fits into that paradigm?
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 2
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2012
  8. Two Thumbs
    Offline

    Two Thumbs Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2010
    Messages:
    33,450
    Thanks Received:
    5,786
    Trophy Points:
    1,140
    Location:
    Where ever I go, there I am.
    Ratings:
    +11,589
    Liberals hate christians and anyone that has a clear moral code.

    unless they hate America and want to kill Americans.

    then it's all good.



    If I was wrong, then the liberals would admit they were wrong about backing muslim activities in the US. since that will NEVER happen, even when muslims are killing them for not being muslims, I must be right.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 2
  9. theDoctorisIn
    Offline

    theDoctorisIn Senior Mod Staff Member Senior USMB Moderator

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2009
    Messages:
    30,030
    Thanks Received:
    5,800
    Trophy Points:
    1,140
    Location:
    East, but still West
    Ratings:
    +11,978
    It's not news because, well... it's not news.

    As your article points out, Churches have been banned in Saudi Arabia for a long time now.
     
  10. Stash
    Offline

    Stash Member

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2011
    Messages:
    139
    Thanks Received:
    31
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +32
    Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Peninsula are not synonymous. This statement will extend the ban beyond Saudi Arabia, and will encourage persecution even beyond the Arabian Peninsula.

    But like you say it’s no big deal since they are burning churches and killing people all the time in that part of the world. So what if a major “spiritual leader” gives a rousing “thumbs up” to the killing.

    But now if Pat Roberson were to endorse the killing of one person, that would be a major news item.
     

Share This Page