Osama Bin Laden Dead

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Osama Bin Laden Dead

They are announcing it on the news now. This is largely symbolic and will probably change very little with regard to the "war on terror" but for those who lost loved ones, this may help them with closure on the matter.

If you use the bible as your moral compass, chances are you're lost.

When Jesus said "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone" he wasn't saying that people shouldn't be stoned. He was requesting the first pitch.


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Perhaps I should rephrase in

Perhaps I should rephrase in more specific terms....


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ProzacDeathWish wrote:

Perhaps I should rephrase in more specific terms....

I know what you mean but it's not all that. Perhaps you should consider contemplating another perspective.

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A day late, and a dollar

A day late, and a dollar short...

(note: the writer mostly speculates while pretending to publish useful facts, but it isn't much of a stretch.)

“A meritocratic society is one in which inequalities of wealth and social position solely reflect the unequal distribution of merit or skills amongst human beings, or are based upon factors beyond human control, for example luck or chance. Such a society is socially just because individuals are judged not by their gender, the colour of their skin or their religion, but according to their talents and willingness to work, or on what Martin Luther King called 'the content of their character'. By extension, social equality is unjust because it treats unequal individuals equally.” "Political Ideologies" by Andrew Heywood (2003)


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"We hold the American

"We hold the American President (Barack) Obama legally responsible to clarify the fate of our father, Osama bin Laden, for it is unacceptable, humanely and religiously, to dispose of a person with such importance and status among his people, by throwing his body into the sea in that way, which demeans and humiliates his family and his supporters and which challenges religious provisions and feelings of hundreds of millions of Muslims."

A quote supposedly from one of the sons of mr Laden : "...feelings of hundreds of millions of Muslims."

You mean it's not just a few fanatics? HUH

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robj101 wrote:"We hold the

robj101 wrote:

"We hold the American President (Barack) Obama legally responsible to clarify the fate of our father, Osama bin Laden, for it is unacceptable, humanely and religiously, to dispose of a person with such importance and status among his people, by throwing his body into the sea in that way, which demeans and humiliates his family and his supporters and which challenges religious provisions and feelings of hundreds of millions of Muslims."

A quote supposedly from one of the sons of mr Laden : "...feelings of hundreds of millions of Muslims."

You mean it's not just a few fanatics? HUH

i think it means that needless burial of a muslim (any muslim) at sea offends basically all muslims, not that hundreds of millions of muslims loved bin laden.  but even if it did mean that, it certainly doesn't mean it's true, especially when you look at who's claiming it.

"I have never felt comfortable around people who talk about their feelings for Jesus, or any other deity for that matter, because they are usually none too bright. . . . Or maybe 'stupid' is a better way of saying it; but I have never seen much point in getting heavy with either stupid people or Jesus freaks, just as long as they don't bother me. In a world as weird and cruel as this one we have made for ourselves, I figure anybody who can find peace and personal happiness without ripping off somebody else deserves to be left alone. They will not inherit the earth, but then neither will I. . . . And I have learned to live, as it were, with the idea that I will never find peace and happiness, either. But as long as I know there's a pretty good chance I can get my hands on either one of them every once in a while, I do the best I can between high spots."
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iwbiek wrote:robj101

iwbiek wrote:

robj101 wrote:

"We hold the American President (Barack) Obama legally responsible to clarify the fate of our father, Osama bin Laden, for it is unacceptable, humanely and religiously, to dispose of a person with such importance and status among his people, by throwing his body into the sea in that way, which demeans and humiliates his family and his supporters and which challenges religious provisions and feelings of hundreds of millions of Muslims."

A quote supposedly from one of the sons of mr Laden : "...feelings of hundreds of millions of Muslims."

You mean it's not just a few fanatics? HUH

i think it means that needless burial of a muslim (any muslim) at sea offends basically all muslims, not that hundreds of millions of muslims loved bin laden.  but even if it did mean that, it certainly doesn't mean it's true, especially when you look at who's claiming it.

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