View Poll Results: Why have Jews been so hated across history?

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  • Because they declare they are God's Chosen People, which is offensive

    2 9.52%
  • Because they do not integrating society making themselves an outsider minority

    7 33.33%
  • Because of religious reasons, ie "Christ killers" and ancient conflicts with Muslims

    9 42.86%
  • Because for whatever reason they tend to become wealthier than most people

    9 42.86%
  • Because they tend to favor each other in dealings unfairly

    5 23.81%
  • Because they collectively conspire to gain influence where ever they are

    5 23.81%
  • Their rituals and self-collectivism invokes xenophobia

    3 14.29%
  • Because Jews oppress people when they gain influence

    3 14.29%
  • Because Jews tended to surrender or flee rather than fight so are easy targets of hate

    1 4.76%
  • The poll is false. Historically Jews have not suffered atrocities more than others

    7 33.33%
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    Re: Why are Jews so hated?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    That I don't understand. Here, you don't really know whether someone is a Jew unless they tell you or you find out their last name is Goldberg or something. Then, when you do find out, it's, Oh, how interesting, what do you like to do in your spare time? It really doesn't matter to most Americans. It's like saying, "I like to play golf, do you?" or something similar. It could spark a conversation about golf, or religion, but it's not a matter of great interest. They've simply assimilated into our society.
    American Jews assimilated into American society. But the USA, particularly in the past, was the great melting pot and became quite wealthy. Wealthy and easy is a powerful seduction to assimilate. Multi-generation Muslims also have tended to assimilate into USA culture and you would not know they are Muslim unless they say so, or generally know whether they are Arabic or Latino unless they say so.

    Sex and babies in the USA has a lot to do with too. Nothing more obliterates bigotry than interracial marriages.

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    Re: Why are Jews so hated?

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    Why don't you guys get your story at least consistent?

    Out of one side of your mouths you curse American Christians for loyalty to Israel because it is a Jewish country for religious reasons - and out of the other side of your mouth you declare is it Christians who have reason to hate Jews for religious reasons.

    SO... are you going to stick with Christians hate Jews for religious reasons OR the claim that Christians blindly support Jews for religious reasons?

    WHICH ONE IS IT? PICK ONE.
    It actually CAN be both.

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    Re: Why are Jews so hated?

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    American Jews assimilated into American society. But the USA, particularly in the past, was the great melting pot and became quite wealthy. Wealthy and easy is a powerful seduction to assimilate. Multi-generation Muslims also have tended to assimilate into USA culture and you would not know they are Muslim unless they say so, or generally know whether they are Arabic or Latino unless they say so.

    Sex and babies in the USA has a lot to do with too. Nothing more obliterates bigotry than interracial marriages.
    Let's hear it for interracial marriages. The sooner we're no longer able to pigeonhole people into categories, the better.
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    Re: Why are Jews so hated?

    Quote Originally Posted by BrewerBob View Post
    It actually CAN be both.

    I don't know about that. However, it could be neither and all this blaming religion could just be trying to blow smoke up people's ass. It just might have to do with an general xenophobic clannish nature within the social constructions dna of homo sapiens.

    In the animal world outsiders even of the same species are often killed on site for various reasons including territorialism. The reason cougars are so endangered is each one claims a massive territory and are totally bigoted in deadly ways against other cougars.

    It also could be possessiveness about women - not wanting any of THOSE Jews to have OUR women. There is probably inherent traits that evolved in the species homo sapiens that instinctively cause fear- and thus hate - of those who are different.
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    Re: Why are Jews so hated?

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
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    Jews have not engaged in an invasive war since the 9th century BC. Unlike Christians, Muslims and nearly every ethnicity, race and country, other than the initial formation of Israel 2900 years ago, Jews have never sought to create an empire by war or in any other manner.

    For nearly 2000 years, Jews have fled from one region and country to another from oppression and systematic murder. The killing of Jews merely for being Jewish has never stopped. It would appear no ethnicity/race has been more hated for as long and as universally across the world as the Jews.

    Why? Why are the Jews so hated everywhere leading to countless incidents of organized violence, murder, imprisonment, and other genocidal natured oppression?
    Lots of reasons. However:

    Historically they are foreigners. Ancient Jews and the rest of the world mutually did not integrate.

    Medieval Christians were forbidden from usury (lending money for profit, the cornerstone of banking and financing) but nobility often wanted to live beyond their means. Jews weren't bound by Catholic laws, so they were formed the nucleus of what became modern banking and financing, and their presence in that economic sector continues to this day. Nobody like their creditors, so Jews were quite hated.

    Even worse, Christians heavily preferred not to be tax collectors, so Jews were elevated into "royal property" and assigned the duty of collecting taxes. When taxes were particularly unpopular, kings would shift blame onto the Jews.

    These professions were lucrative compared to the living standards enjoyed by the average peasant. Foreigners that take your money (as a creditor or as a tax collector) with special political status are rarely liked.

    Since then, hatred of Jews has evolved and taken on gradually more complex attributes. That is the historical basis of anti-Semitism, however.
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    Re: Why are Jews so hated?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    I don't know. What else is different about Jews besides Judaism?
    Well, it used to be circumcision, but that's not unique to the Jews anymore.


    ...I guess their stylish hats are a major sore point among some groups of jealous individuals?

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    Re: Why are Jews so hated?

    Quote Originally Posted by matchlight View Post
    A buddy of mine who is Jewish jokes that it's because of all that running around at night poisoning people's wells, combined with all that kidnapping and murdering of Christian children to use their blood in the dishes they prepare for their rituals.
    I'll have to ask him if he thinks murdering Jesus had anything to do with it.


    That was over 2,000 years ago. People have had plenty of time to get over that.

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    Re: Why are Jews so hated?

    Because people keep asking why they are hated.

    As soon as you start asking why someone is different, you instantly begin a form of prejudice...and the more it is discussed, the more the 'prejudism' grows.

    Jews are like most humans...a bunch of humans who insist on belonging to some sort of moronic 'club' that they call 'religion'...just like Christians, Muslims and all the other people who believe in this nonsense.

    Religion is by FAR humanities stupidest invention.

    And judging people by what religious club they belong to is humanities dumbest popular pastime.
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    Re: Why are Jews so hated?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    Let's hear it for interracial marriages. The sooner we're no longer able to pigeonhole people into categories, the better.
    But that would destroy interracial porn! And even worse, many of the recessive traits I get off on (green eyes, platinum blonde hair, etc.) would become unimaginably rare! What kind of sick bastard would want that???

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    Re: Why are Jews so hated?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jesse Booth View Post
    Well, it used to be circumcision, but that's not unique to the Jews anymore.


    ...I guess their stylish hats are a major sore point among some groups of jealous individuals?
    I know I've always wanted to have a yamaka of my own.
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