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The Straight Story Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-22-10 08:02 PM
Response to Reply #67
69. I was referring to attitude and double standards
Say the same thing about muslims/jews/etc here and people say you are being hateful.

Just not sure why some are not consistent.
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  -More bias in US against Muslims than other faiths demoleft  Jan-21-10 04:31 AM   #0 
  - some interesting findings in this study that might seem counter-intuitive to what some might expect  Douglas Carpenter   Jan-21-10 05:26 AM   #1 
  - I agree. You nailed it, IMO. nt  Robb   Jan-21-10 07:36 AM   #9 
  - Absolutely  treestar   Jan-24-10 09:18 AM   #84 
  - This is not surprising  Rebubula   Jan-21-10 05:46 AM   #2 
  - As Jew I do not think we keep to ourselfs  iandhr   Jan-21-10 09:01 AM   #17 
     - I think the point is that Jews aren't evangelical  marshall   Jan-22-10 06:55 AM   #52 
  - I get emails from highly religious Christian members of my family from time to time...  Fumesucker   Jan-21-10 05:47 AM   #3 
  - Not unusual  carla   Jan-21-10 06:53 AM   #6 
     - LOLZ  Rebubula   Jan-21-10 07:29 AM   #7 
     - "I just get tired of people thinking that all the world's ills are due to America" - me too.  demoleft   Jan-21-10 07:37 AM   #10 
     - "I just get tired of people thinking that all the world's ills are due to America."  The Stranger   Jan-23-10 08:28 PM   #81 
     - You have a point, in fact, once in the US those groups no longer seem  treestar   Jan-24-10 09:20 AM   #85 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-21-10 07:30 AM   #8 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-21-10 07:40 AM   #11 
     - Re: good church goers  mallard   Jan-22-10 03:16 AM   #38 
        - They think that it's a good point but it's not  treestar   Jan-24-10 09:22 AM   #86 
     - Funny, this happened 18 years ago now..  Fumesucker   Jan-21-10 10:01 AM   #19 
     - I remember that  DissedByBush   Jan-21-10 09:03 PM   #32 
        - Hey, you forgot one ...  Nihil   Jan-22-10 07:36 AM   #54 
        - Full of people who had no control over what their government did..  Fumesucker   Jan-22-10 12:31 PM   #58 
           - Being a soldier is one thing  DissedByBush   Jan-22-10 08:47 PM   #70 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-21-10 03:49 PM   #27 
     - the same excuses could be made to justify bigotry against blacks, gays and Jews  Douglas Carpenter   Jan-21-10 11:25 PM   #34 
     - IMO the reason why prejudice against Jews and Muslims (and other minorities) often goes together...  LeftishBrit   Jan-22-10 02:20 AM   #37 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-22-10 04:14 AM   #42 
     - In the UK, most terrorists have been Christians...  LeftishBrit   Jan-22-10 04:21 AM   #44 
        - And there was a fair bit of terrorism in Spain and Germany at one point...  Violet_Crumble   Jan-22-10 04:28 AM   #48 
     - "For the record I know this is not all Muslims."  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jan-21-10 06:15 PM   #30 
     - 'I have Muslims in my extended family who are just regular people.'  Violet_Crumble   Jan-22-10 04:07 AM   #41 
     - Propaganda wins the day  M155Y_A1CH   Jan-21-10 10:46 AM   #20 
     - Let's be careful about jumping out of the frying pan into the fire...  LeftishBrit   Jan-22-10 01:54 AM   #36 
        - This survey is specifically addressing prejudice, and finds one in particular to be most virulent.  The Stranger   Jan-23-10 08:31 PM   #82 
  - I find it reliable  noamnety   Jan-21-10 05:51 AM   #4 
  - What about the world's "non-religious" population? We are far more numerous than Jews...  PassingFair   Jan-21-10 06:19 AM   #5 
  - Some people got kind of upset watching americans burn to death in the towers.  Tim01   Jan-21-10 08:07 AM   #12 
  - I didnt like watching people die in Oklahoma City Bombing either  Mari333   Jan-21-10 08:08 AM   #14 
  - So you really  leftynyc   Jan-21-10 09:10 AM   #18 
  - I have muslim friends and christian friends, all peaceful people  Mari333   Jan-21-10 12:37 PM   #24 
  - True enough  leftynyc   Jan-22-10 04:17 AM   #43 
     - You are holding people responsible for the acts of others because  treestar   Jan-24-10 09:24 AM   #87 
        - They're also justifying why bigotry happens...  Violet_Crumble   Jan-26-10 06:55 AM   #93 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-22-10 04:01 AM   #40 
  - Was "shock and awe" a terrorist act?  PassingFair   Jan-22-10 07:49 AM   #55 
     - I believe it was  leftynyc   Jan-22-10 12:02 PM   #57 
        - What about incising bible verses on our gun sights?  PassingFair   Jan-22-10 02:29 PM   #60 
           - Stupid beyond belief  leftynyc   Jan-22-10 02:59 PM   #62 
              - Plenty of "religious involvement" in our military....  PassingFair   Jan-22-10 03:09 PM   #66 
                 - This very disturbing trend  leftynyc   Jan-22-10 10:51 PM   #74 
                    - I believe that we are using that angle, and that it garners recruits.  PassingFair   Jan-23-10 03:11 PM   #75 
  - McVeigh did not identify himself as a Christian  marshall   Jan-22-10 07:03 AM   #53 
     - In a recorded interview with Time magazine McVeigh professed his belief in "a God",  fascisthunter   Jan-22-10 03:00 PM   #63 
     - And how many divergent stories have the present day terrorits given about their religious beliefs?  marshall   Jan-22-10 07:16 PM   #68 
     - All present day terrorists aren't Muslim  Violet_Crumble   Jan-23-10 03:43 PM   #76 
        - I agree that not all terrorists are Muslims  marshall   Jan-24-10 08:14 AM   #83 
     - And then he died, as was appropriate for a murdering terrorist, be  24601   Jan-23-10 08:20 PM   #80 
     - So, that does not mean his victims are any less dead?  treestar   Jan-24-10 09:26 AM   #88 
  - What a stupid comment.  callous taoboy   Jan-21-10 03:56 PM   #28 
  - I predict greatness for this thread.  Coventina   Jan-21-10 08:08 AM   #13 
  - I've learnt that those who are victims of bigotry brought it on themselves...  Violet_Crumble   Jan-22-10 04:22 AM   #45 
  - Maybe in the rest of America, but on DU bias is more against christians  The Straight Story   Jan-21-10 08:38 AM   #15 
  - No offense, but you can't tolerate any criticism of Christianity...  Violet_Crumble   Jan-22-10 04:24 AM   #47 
  - I criticize christians myself  The Straight Story   Jan-22-10 03:05 PM   #65 
     - Christians aren't persecuted or discriminated against...  Violet_Crumble   Jan-22-10 03:09 PM   #67 
        - I was referring to attitude and double standards  The Straight Story   Jan-22-10 08:02 PM   #69 
           - If yr talking about the superheated militant atheist types, I tend to agree..  Violet_Crumble   Jan-22-10 08:49 PM   #71 
              - Well, I think we agree :)  The Straight Story   Jan-22-10 09:12 PM   #72 
                 - Yeah, I think we do agree...  Violet_Crumble   Jan-23-10 03:45 PM   #77 
  - For some on DU  auburnblu   Jan-22-10 09:52 PM   #73 
  - Nope, just against intolerant fundys.  krabigirl   Jan-25-10 01:25 AM   #92 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-21-10 08:51 AM   #16 
  - But those of ALL faiths can agree  izquierdista   Jan-21-10 10:56 AM   #21 
  - Not quite.  rayofreason   Jan-21-10 11:32 AM   #23 
     - "a religious diode"  Psephos   Jan-21-10 11:30 PM   #35 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-21-10 11:27 AM   #22 
  - I was watching a Muslim stand up comedian (seriously)  Jeff In Milwaukee   Jan-21-10 01:09 PM   #25 
  - Ha! I saw that too! In the extras for Farenheit 911!  Coventina   Jan-21-10 01:51 PM   #26 
  - you are speaking of the Egyptian-American comedian, Ahmed Ahmed of he "Axis of Evil Comedy Tour"  Douglas Carpenter   Jan-21-10 11:08 PM   #33 
  - I love that dude. "Arab-Americans are not responsible for 9-11;  Codeine   Jan-22-10 06:18 AM   #50 
  - In the UK, there is certainly prejudice against Muslims...  LeftishBrit   Jan-21-10 06:13 PM   #29 
  - Not more than against athiests. Yes, athiesm is a faith. (nt)  w4rma   Jan-21-10 08:13 PM   #31 
  - Atheism is not a faith. nt  Codeine   Jan-22-10 06:18 AM   #51 
  - Learn to spell correctly. It's athEIst. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jan-22-10 01:50 PM   #59 
  - All you have to do is read the ugly justifications for Islamophobia in this thread to see it...  Violet_Crumble   Jan-22-10 03:55 AM   #39 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-22-10 04:23 AM   #46 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-22-10 04:34 AM   #49 
  - .  fascisthunter   Jan-22-10 03:01 PM   #64 
  - ...........and the Muslims Must Go!  captain jack   Jan-22-10 09:08 AM   #56 
  - YES, I do...  fascisthunter   Jan-22-10 02:50 PM   #61 
  - How can we get them to catch up in their rejection of the other religions?  JackRiddler   Jan-23-10 06:15 PM   #78 
  - And then there's the bias against non-believers...  kath   Jan-23-10 07:54 PM   #79 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-24-10 10:15 AM   #89 
     - This is the idiot Saudis...!  JCMach1   Jan-24-10 11:21 PM   #90 
     - there are roughly 1.3 billion Muslims in the world and about 7 million Muslim Americans  Douglas Carpenter   Jan-25-10 12:38 AM   #91 

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