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    Re: Pastor who burned Koran demands retribution

    His actions were poorly considered and idiotic, but in comparison to the blowback it received, I cannot reach the conclusion that I would spend much of the time denouncing the pastor rather than the murderers. It was a greatly disproportionate response, and as such, people should mostly focus on denouncing the murderers than acting as if the pastor was truly pulling strings. Getting pulled into the debate about burning the Koran grossly reduces the actual tragedy of this event, which is that people were unjustly murdered in supposed retaliation-who had absolutely nothing to do with it. The level of apologetic behavior that is out there surrounding this is disgusting.
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    Re: Pastor who burned Koran demands retribution

    Quote Originally Posted by ManofthPeephole View Post
    So you want people to pay for the irrational actions of others?
    You mean like 12 people paying for the irrational action of burning a Koran when you know that it could inspire violence.

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    Re: Pastor who burned Koran demands retribution

    Quote Originally Posted by Mikeyy View Post
    Really? Who is saying it? Even FOX news is condemning Jones.
    Condemning his actions and blaming him are two different things. We all condemned him, in the media and elsewhere before he even did it. Just like we condemn the Felps family.
    Is Fox suggesting he somehow be punished for his actions?
    There are people here who want action to be taken to punish Jones for exercising his rights. That makes them no better than those who used it as an excuse to kill.
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    Re: Pastor who burned Koran demands retribution

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    Just found it funny that's all. Telling people to watch something and not watch it at the same time.
    Oh, ok. Yeah I was writting it and started thinking that it IS so horrible that I needed to put a warning on there. I saw it a month or so ago and it was a horrible experience just hearing and seeing it.
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    Re: Pastor who burned Koran demands retribution

    Quote Originally Posted by The Giant Noodle View Post
    Oh, ok. Yeah I was writting it and started thinking that it IS so horrible that I needed to put a warning on there. I saw it a month or so ago and it was a horrible experience just hearing and seeing it.
    Well it got blocked by my parents' porn filter lol.
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    Re: Pastor who burned Koran demands retribution

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    His actions were poorly considered and idiotic, but in comparison to the blowback it received, I cannot reach the conclusion that I would spend much of the time denouncing the pastor rather than the murderers. It was a greatly disproportionate response, and as such, people should mostly focus on denouncing the murderers than acting as if the pastor was truly pulling strings.
    I think most people are focusing on the pastor in this thread because he is the only people refuse to attribute any amount of responsibility to. I don't think there's any question that the actual murderers hold the majority of the responsibility...since they actually killed people.

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    Re: Pastor who burned Koran demands retribution

    Quote Originally Posted by theplaydrive View Post
    You mean like 12 people paying for the irrational action of burning a Koran when you know that it could inspire violence.
    That pastor didnt slice off a humans head. People are responsible for their OWN ACTIONS! If someone here calls me a jerk am I justified going to my neighbor and cutting of his god damn HEAD!?!?
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    Re: Pastor who burned Koran demands retribution

    The pastor has the right to do it America... end of story.

    You can hate him for it, blame him for it, say that it was in bad taste, or even protest him for it, but you can't arrest or press charges against this man for anything whatsoever, and you SHOULDNT be able to.

    What the Islam people did was absolutely disgusting and this make's their voice worth absolutely nothing on a global scale.

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    Re: Pastor who burned Koran demands retribution

    Quote Originally Posted by The Giant Noodle View Post
    That pastor didnt slice off a humans head. People are responsible for their OWN ACTIONS! If someone here calls me a jerk am I justified going to my neighbor and cutting of his god damn HEAD!?!?
    Nonetheless, I believe he has a part in the cause of this entire situation. He should acknowledge his part in the cause and others should to.

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    Re: Pastor who burned Koran demands retribution

    Quote Originally Posted by celticwar17 View Post
    The pastor has the right to do it America... end of story.

    You can hate him for it, blame him for it, say that it was in bad taste, or even protest him for it, but you can't arrest or press charges against this man for anything whatsoever, and you SHOULDNT be able to.

    What the Islam people did was absolutely disgusting and this make's their voice worth absolutely nothing on a global scale.
    No one has question his right; we have questioned his stupidity and responsibility.

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