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    Re: Duke Cancels Muslim Call to Prayer; Cites Opposition, Safety.....

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Private U. Sep of Church and St does not come into play.
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    Re: Duke Cancels Muslim Call to Prayer; Cites Opposition, Safety.....

    Personally, I think nobody wins when religion infiltrates any other daily activity where multiple faiths and those of no faith also participate. Would be nice if we could go back to a time when religious observances were held strictly in religious institutions and facilities.
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    Re: Duke Cancels Muslim Call to Prayer; Cites Opposition, Safety.....

    Quote Originally Posted by 11Bravo View Post
    Good job Duke. You did in fact make the right call. Safety and security prevailed.
    Nonsense.

    I would hazard to guess that 98% of the backlash against the original plan came from folks who are too stupid and poor to ever attend Duke.

    I doubt very much that the folks the policy actually effected (you know, the students paying to attend the private school) would have presented any danger to other students.

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    Re: Duke Cancels Muslim Call to Prayer; Cites Opposition, Safety.....

    Quote Originally Posted by soot View Post
    Nonsense.

    I would hazard to guess that 98% of the backlash against the original plan came from folks who are too stupid and poor to ever attend Duke.

    I doubt very much that the folks the policy actually effected (you know, the students paying to attend the private school) would have presented any danger to other students.

    Once again, the American Idiocracy prevails!
    Saying someone is too stupid to get into Duke, isn't saying much. It's one of the hardest schools to get into in this country. Just FYI

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    Re: Duke Cancels Muslim Call to Prayer; Cites Opposition, Safety.....

    Perhaps maybe those who feel strongly about Islam should think about starting their own universities. That way, they can issue the call to prayer 5 times a day on their own campus without concern or repercussion.
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    Re: Duke Cancels Muslim Call to Prayer; Cites Opposition, Safety.....

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    share with us what would have been wrong for the student muslims at duke university to be summoned to prayer on fridays by appeal from the university bell tower


    except pretend that they are being discriminated against by allowing another faith access to the bell tower used to summons Christian students to prayer on sundays

    for a gang who so strongly and loudly object to anything PC, y'all sure got your panties in a wad over this matter, now celebrating when PC prevails
    - First, it is not a "university bell tower" per se. Rather, it is the bell tower of a Christian chapel.

    - Secondly, Duke was founded as a Christian religous college. So, not surprisingly, it contains both a Christian Chapel and bells apparently sound on Sundays.

    - Thirdly, Duke has already been accomodating to the "new reality" and allows a variety of faiths, including muslims, to use the chapel and has even hired an Islamic chaplain.

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    Re: Duke Cancels Muslim Call to Prayer; Cites Opposition, Safety.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Cryptic View Post
    - First, it is not a "university bell tower" per se. Rather, it is the bell tower of a Christian chapel.
    i missed your explanation telling us why it would have been wrong for the muslim students to have been summons to prayer from the bell tower

    - Secondly, Duke was founded as a Christian religous college. So, not surprisingly, it contains both a Christian Chapel and bells apparently sound on Sundays.
    ok. now explain for us why it would have been wrong to use that bell tower to summons the muslim students to prayer on fridays

    - Thirdly, Duke has already been accomodating to the "new reality" and allows a variety of faiths, including muslims, to use the chapel and has even hired an Islamic chaplain.
    and why did duke then back away from its agreement to allow the bell tower to be used on fridays to summons the muslim students to prayer
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    Re: Duke Cancels Muslim Call to Prayer; Cites Opposition, Safety.....

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    i missed your explanation telling us why it would have been wrong for the muslim students to have been summons to prayer from the bell tower
    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    ok. now explain for us why it would have been wrong to use that bell tower to summons the muslim students to prayer on fridays
    There is no mathematical "right" or "wrong" answer to this matter. For example, can you uhmmm..... "prove it is right?" The lack of mathematical answer moots your second point.
    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    and why did duke then back away from its agreement to allow the bell tower to be used on fridays to summons the muslim students to prayer
    As to your third point, I have a suspiscion that Duke, as a whole, never entered into the agreement to let them use the chapel bell tower. Rather, the decision was made by the "inter religous affairs coordinator".

    My additional guess is that any future "religous coordination" that changes the current status quo will need to be presented to the governing board before approval.
    Last edited by Cryptic; 01-16-15 at 03:59 PM.

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    Re: Duke Cancels Muslim Call to Prayer; Cites Opposition, Safety.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Cryptic View Post
    There is no mathematical right or wrong answer to this matter. For example, can you uhmmm..... "prove it is right?" This moots your second point.

    As to your third point, I have a suspiscion that Duke, as a whole, never entered into the agreement to let them use the chapel bell tower. Rather, the decision was made by the "inter religous affairs coordinator".

    My additional guess is that any future "religous coordination" that changes the current status quo will need to be presented to the governinng board before approved.
    but the reality is duke acceded to the PC position and now the anti-PC reich wing is delighted about it
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    Re: Duke Cancels Muslim Call to Prayer; Cites Opposition, Safety.....

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    but the reality is duke acceded to the PC position and now the anti-PC reich wing is delighted about it
    That depends on your definition of "PC". I define "PC" as being lefitist in origin. The right wing equivelent would be "reactionary".

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