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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-23-08 09:03 AM
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So GLBT people who get death threats from Islamic people, that's not a real threat?
Edited on Tue Dec-23-08 09:03 AM by HypnoToad
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  -This OP is not going to be popular scheming daemons  Dec-23-08 08:43 AM   #0 
  - My reply would be even more unpopular  DS1   Dec-23-08 08:46 AM   #1 
  - oh, boy.  cali   Dec-23-08 08:49 AM   #2 
  - DU, where bashing religion is a bloodsport  DainBramaged   Dec-23-08 08:49 AM   #3 
  - At least I am EQUALLY intolerant of ALL religions.....  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 08:53 AM   #6 
  - But that would make your claim to being a Liberal or Progressive a lie.  DainBramaged   Dec-23-08 08:55 AM   #13 
  - I said 100% progressive on economic issues....  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 08:59 AM   #21 
  - But if I said I loathed homosexual behavior, I would be thrown off the board  DainBramaged   Dec-23-08 09:06 AM   #27 
     - There is one big difference here....  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 09:10 AM   #29 
        - Just stop, you're trying to justify your intolerance, and you show yourself as the hipocrit you are  DainBramaged   Dec-23-08 09:11 AM   #30 
        - "Just stop, because I have no effective counterargument to your last point"  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 09:14 AM   #40 
           - My distaste for your excuses causes me to break off this "discussion"  DainBramaged   Dec-23-08 09:16 AM   #41 
        - My faith is not a choice  Zuni   Dec-23-08 09:48 AM   #71 
  - Oh boy  Gilligan   Dec-23-08 09:35 AM   #58 
  - You seem to be tolerating them just fine.  Orsino   Dec-23-08 09:12 AM   #33 
  - That's the strange thing  Strathos   Dec-23-08 09:43 AM   #63 
  - Tolerant of Islam and Christianity  OhioBlues   Dec-23-08 08:51 AM   #4 
  - "Beautiful"? Really?  MathGuy   Dec-23-08 08:57 AM   #17 
  - Man often makes mistakes concerning religion - and, the law. Consider the Rule of Thumb.  Kalyke   Dec-23-08 09:17 AM   #42 
  - "It's not the religion that is the problem - it's, primarily MEN who interpret it"  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 09:19 AM   #46 
  - Yes really  OhioBlues   Dec-23-08 09:35 AM   #59 
     - it's interesting, really  Bill McBlueState   Dec-23-08 09:44 AM   #65 
        - This is also a problem in secular life - for instance  OhioBlues   Dec-23-08 09:49 AM   #72 
  - You find  Gilligan   Dec-23-08 09:38 AM   #62 
     - Why would you laugh when you and I agree  OhioBlues   Dec-23-08 09:43 AM   #64 
  - We don't live in a society dominated by Islam  NWHarkness   Dec-23-08 08:52 AM   #5 
  - But worldwide it is...... No?  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 08:54 AM   #12 
     - Certainly, it is  NWHarkness   Dec-23-08 09:20 AM   #48 
  - I'm not sure this problem is as significant as you think it is  Bill McBlueState   Dec-23-08 08:53 AM   #7 
  - One could start a poll to see which view is most prevalent  Bill McBlueState   Dec-23-08 08:55 AM   #15 
     - #3 would come in a close second  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 08:58 AM   #18 
  - Agreed 100%. You ask a very pertinent question.  MindPilot   Dec-23-08 08:53 AM   #8 
  - For daring to bring up a very good topic, I K'd and R'd.  HypnoToad   Dec-23-08 08:59 AM   #19 
  - I am an atheist and as left as you will find (at least on DU),  Dhalgren   Dec-23-08 08:54 AM   #9 
  - Because Anti-Islamic views have been used to invade their countries needlessly?  Jennicut   Dec-23-08 08:54 AM   #10 
  - If an Islamic Fundamentalcase Imam was giving an invocation prayer at the inaguration  Sebastian Doyle   Dec-23-08 08:54 AM   #11 
  - But it would be the political RIGHT that was upset.... and the left would be silent  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 08:57 AM   #16 
  - Yes, But, there is a reason an Imam is not giving an invocation prayer  Pithlet   Dec-23-08 09:17 AM   #44 
  - You'll notice I said "fundamentalcase"  Sebastian Doyle   Dec-23-08 09:36 AM   #60 
  - absolutely and i would be up in arms over it.  lionesspriyanka   Dec-23-08 09:13 AM   #37 
  - Well one answer is you have to focus on where you are  el_bryanto   Dec-23-08 08:55 AM   #14 
  - So GLBT people who get death threats from Islamic people, that's not a real threat?  HypnoToad   Dec-23-08 09:03 AM   # 
     - It is a real threat I presume, but which threat are you talking about?  el_bryanto   Dec-23-08 09:20 AM   # 
  - Religion or lack thereof is a choice,  lonestarnot   Dec-23-08 08:59 AM   #20 
  - Not the point at all....  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 09:01 AM   #23 
  - That was MY point.  lonestarnot   Dec-23-08 09:05 AM   #26 
  - But responding to the attraction is a choice.  HypnoToad   Dec-23-08 09:01 AM   #24 
     - It is so wrong to deny a group of people their civil rights because of their choice "to act" then.  lonestarnot   Dec-23-08 09:12 AM   #32 
     - we should all be self hating and lonely like you. now, that would be ideal. nt  lionesspriyanka   Dec-23-08 09:34 AM   #57 
  - An idea  BeFree   Dec-23-08 08:59 AM   #22 
  - You and many others on DU and the Left sadly lump all sects and practitioners into one  cryingshame   Dec-23-08 09:03 AM   #25 
  - I told you the OP wouldn't be popular  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 09:07 AM   #28 
     - I don't understand why it's so hard to grasp the problem is with the hate-mongers who stir division  cryingshame   Dec-23-08 09:12 AM   #34 
     - Bashing Christianity is much safer than bashing Islam  MathGuy   Dec-23-08 09:12 AM   #36 
     - So.... it is because of general WIMPINESS?  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 09:17 AM   #43 
     - "completely bash Christianity"  Pithlet   Dec-23-08 09:28 AM   #55 
  - because islam is not necessarily the problem. the cultures where islam gained precedence  lionesspriyanka   Dec-23-08 09:11 AM   #31 
  - Islam isn't only practiced in Iraq  cali   Dec-23-08 09:20 AM   #49 
     - no, i am not. we are currently threatening any day now to bomb atleast several islamic countries  lionesspriyanka   Dec-23-08 09:23 AM   #52 
  - Glad to be 5  OwnedByFerrets   Dec-23-08 09:12 AM   #35 
  - Shrug... "9/11 changed everything"  dmesg   Dec-23-08 09:14 AM   #38 
  - I shall google the "Sufi".... thanks  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 09:20 AM   #47 
  - I've seen bashing of specific Chrisitans and specific Muslims  gollygee   Dec-23-08 09:14 AM   #39 
  - Good response.... thanks  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 09:21 AM   #50 
  - for one thing, you are painting with a very broad brush  ayeshahaqqiqa   Dec-23-08 09:17 AM   #45 
  - As I said upthread, this is the first I've heard of "Sufis"..... thanks for the info  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 09:22 AM   #51 
  - Muslims have been targeted  Kajsa   Dec-23-08 09:24 AM   #53 
  - I'm speaking more about religious leaders than about congregants....  scheming daemons   Dec-23-08 09:26 AM   #54 
  - I just  Gilligan   Dec-23-08 09:31 AM   #56 
  - I agree  Strathos   Dec-23-08 09:38 AM   #61 
  - do you honestly think gay people do not get sick to their stomach when we see gay boys being hanged  lionesspriyanka   Dec-23-08 09:44 AM   #66 
  - Out of sight, out of mind  Matt_in_STL   Dec-23-08 09:45 AM   #67 
  - It's the "Free Mumia" effect.  onehandle   Dec-23-08 09:45 AM   # 
  - I know far more muslims who are actually gay-friendly than christians or catholics.  closeupready   Dec-23-08 09:45 AM   #68 
  - So your hundreds of Muslim friends aren't devout Muslims.  antipode   Dec-23-08 09:48 AM   #69 
  - Islam is not the prevailing religion in the US  NeedleCast   Dec-23-08 09:48 AM   #70 
  - Locking  WesDem   Dec-23-08 09:49 AM   #73 

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