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    Re: Is the West at war with Islam?

    Quote Originally Posted by stonewall50 View Post
    This is an interesting question and I am curious to see a poll result. I am watching 60 minutes and some of the "Sharia" patrols are interesting to me. The protests and such in England and France. They are very foreign.

    My personal view is that we are at war with Sharia law. Not really Islam. The West will NEVER accept Sharia law. It is not something that our culture will tolerate based on our development over the past few hundred years. So please share your views. I am interested.
    I never looked at it as being at war with Islam. At war with ISIS, AQ and the like, but not with the religion. I don't even think it is Sharia law. If another country wants to abide by it, that is their business.
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    Re: Is the West at war with Islam?

    Quote Originally Posted by stonewall50 View Post
    This is an interesting question and I am curious to see a poll result. I am watching 60 minutes and some of the "Sharia" patrols are interesting to me. The protests and such in England and France. They are very foreign.

    My personal view is that we are at war with Sharia law. Not really Islam. The West will NEVER accept Sharia law. It is not something that our culture will tolerate based on our development over the past few hundred years. So please share your views. I am interested.
    We are in a semi-prepared defensive posture and nothing more... Sharia/Islamic radicals are at a war with the West.
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    Re: Is the West at war with Islam?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Are we are war with Christianity? After-all many Christian nut job groups (like the KKK) uphold extremist believes...
    Has the KKK cut anyone head off?
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    Re: Is the West at war with Islam?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Are we are war with Christianity? After-all many Christian nut job groups (like the KKK) uphold extremist believes...
    I agree. But would you agree that there is no room in our nations for the views of those like the KKK? Or Isis?

    You can't be accepting of everyone all the time. The "cultural relativity" movement can only go so far.
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    Re: Is the West at war with Islam?

    Quote Originally Posted by Perotista View Post
    I never looked at it as being at war with Islam. At war with ISIS, AQ and the like, but not with the religion. I don't even think it is Sharia law. If another country wants to abide by it, that is their business.
    Would you even be remotely accepted in sharia law nations?
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    Re: Is the West at war with Islam?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Nope. We are not.
    Nope we are not.

    We are at war with radical Islam which beheads and kills people falsely in the name of Allah, and his prophet Mohammed.
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    Re: Is the West at war with Islam?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Has the KKK cut anyone head off?
    So now its about brutality of attacks?


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    Re: Is the West at war with Islam?

    Quote Originally Posted by stonewall50 View Post
    I agree. But would you agree that there is no room in our nations for the views of those like the KKK? Or Isis?

    You can't be accepting of everyone all the time. The "cultural relativity" movement can only go so far.
    Are we at war with Christianity?


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    Re: Is the West at war with Islam?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    So now its about brutality of attacks?
    I suppose you just don't know.
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    Re: Is the West at war with Islam?

    No, Islam is in a fight with the West. The west is at war with anyone that wishes to be at war with it. The west (the US in particular) has always been reactionary in nature with one exception, the cold war. WW1, WW1, Korean War, ect ect, the US has always reacted to an attack rather then be the attacker.
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