Last edited by Fiddytree; 04-03-11 at 03:50 PM.
"No religion is true, but some religion, any religion, is politically necessary. Law and morality are insufficient for the large majority of men. Obedience to the law and to the morals are insufficient for making men happy. […]Law and morality are therefore in need of being supplemented by divine rewards and punishments."
I don't know why this is confusing except that some want to make it that way. Very simply. The killings were wrong and the burning of the book is no excuse. OK? That said. Jones is also wrong. And those who instead of being willing to say so and point to his rights over and over are obviscating for some other reason in my view. It's not that hard to simply say Jones was wrong. It doesn't to be balanced against the over the top reaction. It can just be called wrong on it's own. It's that simple.
2) I have already said that i disagree with his entire premise and that he's a nut
Did you read what I said. They were not equal. So what? They were both wrong. They were both bad. They don't have to be equal. Jones shouldn't get off because the reaction was worse. He was told his antics could put our people in danger. Like shouting fire in a theater. But it's like some here are going out of their way to give that fruitloop a pass.