As for "kookiest" religion, as someone raised semi-Mormon, I can tell you firsthand that Mormonism is way crazier than Islam. According to our holy book, skin color is due to the amount of sin someone is born with. Plus, the entire thing was founded by a renown con-artist as a way to scam people into paying him money.
And don't even get me started on the religion that believes negative emotions are the souls of aliens flown to earth in golden airplanes.
“The more you know, the harder it is to take decisive action. Once you become informed, you start seeing complexities and shades of gray. You realize that nothing is as clear and simple as it first appears. Ultimately, knowledge is paralyzing.” - Bill Watterson
Who Is Chicago Ted?
I've debunked your comparison, shown it invalid and a red herring, criticized your injection of race where it is also invalid. Ya got nothin'. Moving on.
“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.
I dont about others. I saw a good portion of the hearing. I didnt just view parts that were convenient to my viewpoint. No one was attacking 'Muslims.' Muslims were complimented on numerous occasions. The problem is not Muslims...never has been. The problem is extremists. ALWAYS has been.
I wasn't kidding about people having little control over their beliefs, by the way. I googled a quick search but couldn't find anything. Just as many emotions are now being isolated, so it is with the part of the brain that determines how we will think and what are opinions might be, depending on one particular part of the brain and how large it is. I believe it was also part of a series on PBS.
That suggested to me that each black line represented the number of times an important event was revisited with our thoughts, and the level of importance was measured by the number of black lines.
“The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson