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Old 06-07-2017, 10:48 AM   #901 (permalink)
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JWB. If he was able to be around. I'm sure he would go back and forth with you in this debate.
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Ah. Not sure if this thread got him banned, but I've enjoyed reading most of his posts. I mean, they're mostly fear-mongering nonsense that both can't let go of the past (Islam's expansionist history) and willfully ignores it (refusing to accept that Western influence dramatically altered the existing political strands of Islamic fundamentalism over the past century), but enjoyable nonetheless. One is only as good as their rivals.

OccultHawk just gives up too easily.
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Old 06-07-2017, 10:49 AM   #902 (permalink)
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So you are genuinely saying that Saira Khan is racist for wanting more British born imams in UK mosques?
And for thinking that they're somehow superior in the first place, yes.
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Old 06-07-2017, 10:50 AM   #903 (permalink)
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The sheer number of people that are Muslim is what makes it seem like there are huge armies of extremists. There likely may be with a number that big but the percent of Muslims that are extremists are small.

A small percentage of 1.6 Billion is still a **** load of people.
To try and add perspective again. The O2 arena in London has a capacity of 20,000. That's a lot of people. Let's say there's 1 million people who are willing to commit acts of terror in the name of Islam. You'd have to fill the O2 arena 50 times to accomodate a million people.

Based on the number of terrorist acts currently being committed I'd say that 1 million is a pretty generous assumption.

1 million would represent 0.0625% of the total Muslim population.

Again, people need to put away their broad brushes.
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Old 06-07-2017, 10:51 AM   #904 (permalink)
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To try and add perspective again. The O2 arena in London has a capacity of 20,000. That's a lot of people. Let's say there's 1 million people who are willing to commit acts of terror in the name of Islam. You'd have to fill the O2 arena 50 times to accomodate a million people.

Based on the number of terrorist acts currently being committed I'd say that 1 million is a pretty generous assumption.

1 million would represent 0.0625% of the total Muslim population.

Again, people need to put away their broad brushes.
You should post this point a few more times in a row.
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Old 06-07-2017, 10:51 AM   #905 (permalink)
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Implying that not being British equates to not speaking (or refusing to speak!) English and that being British would deter people from reading the Quran to people in Arabic (oh the horror!) sounds like pretty plain racism to me.
Actually the second bit is about an Arabic-reading imam who wouldn't want to translate the Quran to English for a student because it's forbidden.
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You should post this point a few more times in a row.
I will if people still stop getting the point.
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Actually the second bit is about an Arabic-reading imam who wouldn't want to translate the Quran to English for a student because it's forbidden.
And it's racist to assume that all non-British imams will abide by that (widely contested) fatwa.
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Why do people just debate about terrorism in this thread? There's also forced marriages, honour killings, discrimination and violence against Christians, Jews and apostates, parallel societies...
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I will if people still stop getting the point.
Everyone has understood that point for 91 pages, so go ahead and repeat yourself a few more times, get that full blue colour going on in those cheeks.
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Everyone has understood that point for 91 pages.
Then why still all of the broad brush strokes?
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