Re: Athletes and religion
posted at 3/10/2012 12:37 PM EST
In Response to Re: Athletes and religion
[QUOTE]fortmeade, What was it about US foreign policy that drove bin laden to send 19 thugs to kill as many Americans as possible(thugs that died screaming god is great)? Wasn't it something about 10,000 infidels 30 miles outside of Mecca? Seems like it might be connected to religion in some way.
Posted by Roadrunner9234[/QUOTE]
Your perception does not cover nearly enough time. There is more than one reason that the Muslim schools in the regions from Afghanistan to Malaysia say that the USA is the Great Satan.
One of the largest is based on the sale of pornography that was sold in massive amounts by American film producers. During a time when pornography was illegal to sell in the US, we produced the scuzzy stuff anyway. During those decades, there was a huge market for it overseas.
The mullahs literally set about to "recapture" the minds of their young men and get them away from the filth that is pornography. It degrades humanity and uses women as live blow up dolls. It is vile and nothing short of a neutron bomb to family relationships.
Since the US helped provide a large amount of this crud, we became on obvious target of the the mullahs in these schools.
I realize I am painting in large strokes, broad enough to cover some areas that may be innocent in the film industry - and indeed some are - but the perception in the Asian lands is that we helped pollute the minds and hence are largely responsible for the moral decadence.
It's a little odd that with the Kuma Satra being available for so long in the region that the US and Europe would be blamed for moral laxity ... but that isn't an Islamic book.
I've over simplified the issue, but it was the moral laxity, the blatant willingness of our government to look the other way that partially spurred the ultra-conservative (radicalized, even...) mullahs into action.
I am in no way supporting the end result ...
but the planes flying into the TWC towers did in fact have some distant, sad origin here.
And now porn is legal everywhere ... and our society is so much better for it.
And we get upset when someone with high moral standards gives credit to God for good things
oh ... that religion thing again.
We're just apes ...
and thanks to a 6 mile long space invader that struck the Yucatan 65 million years ago, the age of the dominant life forms - thunder lizards (dinosaurs) abruptly ended and our true forbears, small rodents (early mammals) had a chance to expand and grow and develop and branch out and finally become the proud animals we now are ...
And the true thing we all ought to be damning is science or nature for causing 99% of all life forms to pass out of existance before mankind even left the trees to begin its trek to ... here.
DAMN nature ... what a heartless B*TCH!