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[NYTimes] The Dirty Old Men of Pakistan

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by Honey Bear, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. GladiatoRowdy

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    You're the one tossing out insults, if you can't back them up, STFU.
     
  2. AroundTheWorld

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  3. LosPollosHermanos

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    Oh man, thought that the OP was just about islam...

    All those people blabbing about it being a cultural thing, none of this stuff happens in India----err it only happens a little more :rolleyes:

    The Police Arrested Her In-Laws, But She Was Killed by Her Parents, My Parents

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    https://www.yahoo.com/news/the-police-arrested-her-in-laws-but-she-was-024517479.html




    Shame on the cowards here using tragedies to fit their agenda. I have never seen a single one of them post about a bigger issue that plagues the region...dowry. Responsible for many unaccounted for bride deaths and burning.
     
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    Thanks Islam!
     
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    Article wishing it had "Islam" in it to catch ATW's attention.

    Some atrocities matter more than others apparently.
     
  6. GladiatoRowdy

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    More insults, no substance, as usual.
     
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    It's as if volume and scope doesn't matter to you at all.
     
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    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/g7TAAw3oQvg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     
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    I wouldn't cite Ben Shapiro. He isn't a morally sound person. Also, he is a bit disingenuous in the video. I agree with you that it isn't a 'minuscule' amount of Muslims who believe in draconian notions, but for example, he states: "60% of Jordanians support Hamas. So that makes 3.8 million radical Muslims". That's quite a leap of logic to assume that... isn't it? Especially considering a large portion of Arabs support Hamas entirely because of political reasons rather than religious reasons. Heck, there are atheist Arabs who hate Israel. Not saying they are justified in their hate or not, but it isn't because of religion, it's because of a real or perceived(I don't want to start that debate here) persecution of Arabs in Israel. I wouldn't just automatically assume they are Muslim extremists just because they hate Israel and support Hamas.

    Any ways, I can't stand Ben Shapiro. He's actually one of those people who hates Muslims in general without applying individual merit rather than just criticize the religion.
     
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    I don't know anything about the guy - but his point that beliefs we would certainly consider radical and unacceptable are held not by a "minuscule number" of followers of the religious ideology is correct.
     
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    Well, to be honest, he didn't really mention anything about 'beliefs we would certainly consider radical and unacceptable'. All he stated was "xxx Muslim country has xxx Muslims and xxx percentage of them support Sharia thus xxx number of Muslims are radical". That doesn't say much about how those individuals who were polled perceive Sharia. Their notion of Sharia might be very different than another person's perception of Sharia.
     
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    And now you understand what ATW is really about. ATW is looking to paint BROAD strokes and demonize as many Muslims has he can - hundreds of millions. In this case 60%.

    It's a dangerous game you are going along with here. To describe 60% as "extremist" when in reality what was it, 90+% of Jordanians are against ISIS - shows you what he is trying to do here.
     
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    ATW Mad fer it!

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    You really worshipped NewYorker!
     

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