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LostInAnomie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-06-09 01:27 AM
Response to Reply #12
16. Fuck yes!
If beliefs are bigoted, racist, or immoral, we are not compelled to respect them and shouldn't hesitate to call people out. If someone believes suicide bombing is heroic they are a piece of shit. If someone feels that it is heroic to kill Muslims because they are Muslim they are equally a piece of shit.
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  -NYT: Hasan Family says he was upset at being harassed. FBI points to violent internet postings Divine Discontent  Nov-06-09 12:59 AM   #0 
  - "violent internet postings" = "i want to do violence to x". not discussing the morality  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 01:04 AM   #1 
  - You shouldn't see discussions like that on DU because they are against the rules.  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-06-09 01:08 AM   #4 
  - against the rules? i don't think so.  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 01:15 AM   #9 
  - If you are arguing that a person who straps a bomb to themselves to blow up U.S. soldiers and  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-06-09 01:17 AM   #11 
     - does that only apply to conflicts in the middle east, or to discussions of the Civil War,  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 01:24 AM   #14 
        - Well, I imagine that since no soldier from the civil war is in imminent danger at the moment  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-06-09 01:28 AM   #17 
        - What if we say we can see the military/etc "sense" of them while still thinking they're vile?  Posteritatis   Nov-06-09 01:44 AM   #21 
        - yes, that's the kind of thing i mean. also things like saying it's "understandable"  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 01:52 AM   #25 
        - my discussion of military tactics at DU doesn't endanger servicepeople.  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 01:47 AM   #24 
        - People really need to figure out the difference between discussion and advocacy  Posteritatis   Nov-06-09 01:40 AM   #20 
           - yes, the glorious murders in the name of our special revolution were different.  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 01:56 AM   #26 
  - Some DUers don't care about certain types of murders and others think some are justified  stray cat   Nov-06-09 06:41 AM   #29 
  - I agree that quote does not cross the line  Egnever   Nov-06-09 01:44 AM   #22 
     - thank you, my point exactly. so why is the military labeling this as  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 02:09 AM   #27 
  - Many mass murderers think they are doing great things.  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-06-09 01:04 AM   #2 
  - he reminds me of a school shooter  Divine Discontent   Nov-06-09 01:10 AM   #6 
     - Second generation immigrant- undergrad degree was from Virginia Tech...  depakid   Nov-06-09 01:22 AM   #13 
        - thanks, didn't know his full background.  Divine Discontent   Nov-06-09 01:24 AM   #15 
           - Not sure of course whether it's salient or simply a coincidence.  depakid   Nov-06-09 01:32 AM   #18 
              - I don't believe in coincidences, generally speaking. bumping into someone in a store, then bumping  Divine Discontent   Nov-06-09 01:36 AM   #19 
  - Beliefs aren't entitled to respect just because someone believes them.  LostInAnomie   Nov-06-09 01:05 AM   #3 
  - So what if someone talks about the heroism of US troops killing Muslims?  Arctic Dave   Nov-06-09 01:18 AM   #12 
     - Fuck yes!  LostInAnomie   Nov-06-09 01:27 AM   #16 
     - they should be banned for advocating violence. lol.  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 02:17 AM   #28 
  - Harassment doesn't justify murder.  proteus_lives   Nov-06-09 01:09 AM   #5 
  - I wonder if  Divine Discontent   Nov-06-09 01:11 AM   #7 
     - Meaning?  proteus_lives   Nov-06-09 01:14 AM   #8 
        - I read one military official talking about how he was shot 4 times & how they didn't think he'd make  Divine Discontent   Nov-06-09 01:16 AM   #10 
           - Last I heard, he was stable.  proteus_lives   Nov-06-09 01:46 AM   #23 
  - What if it was someone killing 12 abortion doctors - would DU be as sympathetic  stray cat   Nov-06-09 06:43 AM   #30 

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