My favorite part is that Muslims of the world choose to protest the Pope’s quote that said Mohammed’s teachings are violent and inhumane with…violence and burning him in effigy. Does this strike anyone as remarkably fitting?
I, for one, hope that the Vatican does not backpedal. Someone needs to stop treating Islam like a spoiled child, and its about time the Vatican stepped up to the plate.
Agreed. Muslims are turning out to be the neighbor who asks you if you wouldn’t mind pruning your tree so its leaves won’t fall in his yard. Sounds reasonable enough. Then he asks if you can keep it down during your Saturday barbecue. Before you know it the color of your house offends him and he expects you to bend over backwards to satisfy his every demand.
From the fake Koran-flushing story to Paris burning, to the Danish cartoons, to this…we need to draw a line in the sand. As a Catholic I hope Ben 16 tells them all to pound sand. They are proving his point with their reactions.
Wanna talk about ironic— here is the main point of seething and whining: "Show me just what Muhammad brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached"— from the conversation between an “erudite” Byzantine Christian emperor and a “learned” Muslim Persian circa 1391. So, what has been the Muslim response to the phrase "evil and inhuman?"
"In Gaza City, a group calling itself the Islamic Organization of the Swords of Righteousness claimed responsibility for unleashing a volley of gunfire on the oldest church in the city.
‘We carried out this shooting because of the pope’s statement, and he must apologise,’ the caller, who refused to give his name, told AFP Saturday."
"A hardline cleric linked to Somalia’s powerful Islamist movement has called for Muslims to ‘hunt down’ and kill Pope Benedict XVI for his controversial comments about Islam."
"An Iraqi insurgent group threatened the Vatican with a suicide attack over the pope’s remarks on Islam, according to a statement posted Saturday in its name on the Web."
Of course, all this does is underscore the validity of eminent sage Rosie O’Donnell’s (and a certain occasional O-Nerd commenter) asserts that "Radical Christianity is just as threatening as radical Islam in a country like America where we have separation of church and state," because of all of the…um…y’know…stuff with gays…er…not stuff like this, of course, ‘cause "radical Christians" aren’t in the habit of executing gays. (Note: I don’t consider jagoff Fred Phelps and his gaggle of slack jawed in-bread wanktards Christian.)
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