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Where Islam went wrong
Posted: 05 February 2012 06:27 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Was probably the denial of the printing press, and the restriction of the importation of books and the ideas contained within them.

Interesting. This was stated by Steven Pinker in his latest book, ‘The Better Angels Of Our Nature’

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Posted: 05 February 2012 01:33 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Their first mistake was paying attention to a hallucinating nut-bag warrior and pedophile who holed up in a cave claiming visions and messages from God in order to hi-jack the Judeo-Christian religion and start one to his own liking with him at the helm.  Technically, as far as I’m concerned, they should all be Jewish. One God-One Religion.

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Posted: 06 February 2012 11:17 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Answerer - 05 February 2012 01:33 PM

Their first mistake was paying attention to a hallucinating nut-bag warrior and pedophile who holed up in a cave claiming visions and messages from God in order to hi-jack the Judeo-Christian religion and start one to his own liking with him at the helm.  Technically, as far as I’m concerned, they should all be Jewish. One God-One Religion.

You really want 3.5 billion Jews running around?

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Posted: 06 February 2012 05:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Ecurb Noselrub - 06 February 2012 11:17 AM

You really want 3.5 billion Jews running around?

So which is it?  Am I losing my edge in not hitting this slow lob out of the park or am I growing up?

Maybe I should wait until after a martini to answer my question.

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Posted: 06 February 2012 09:44 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Ecurb Noselrub - 06 February 2012 11:17 AM
Answerer - 05 February 2012 01:33 PM

Their first mistake was paying attention to a hallucinating nut-bag warrior and pedophile who holed up in a cave claiming visions and messages from God in order to hi-jack the Judeo-Christian religion and start one to his own liking with him at the helm.  Technically, as far as I’m concerned, they should all be Jewish. One God-One Religion.

You really want 3.5 billion Jews running around?

So, what’s your problem with 3.5 billion plus one opinions? Not enough neurons to go around?

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