View Full Version : Excellent Opinion in Aljazeera of all places.

02-22-2005, 09:11 AM
Just read this commentary on Al Jazeera. Actually speaks to the heart of the differences on both side. I've quoted the last paragraph.


The future of mankind depends partly upon a sincere understanding between America and the Islamic world. I hope our religious, intellectual and political leaders will recognise the magnitude of this issue and act upon the maxim: Better late than never.

It does seem that both christian and muslim extremists play a part in the struggle we're seeing. So how to we countermand this? In my opinion by the mainstream on both sides has to speak and act with a louder voice and actions.

Duck Dog
02-22-2005, 09:17 AM
Yeah, if those damn Christian extremists don't stop blowing themselves up and hijacking planes, we'll never see peace in our lifetime.

02-22-2005, 09:18 AM
Yeah, man, just the other day I saw one of those Christian extremists walk into a Jewish marketplace and start shooting people.

02-22-2005, 09:23 AM

02-22-2005, 10:38 AM
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Radar Chief
02-22-2005, 10:58 AM
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

“Never criticize a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes. At least then he’ll be a mile away and barefoot.” Jack Handey ;)

02-22-2005, 11:04 AM
American Muslims and Christians aren't the problem. Pat Robertson and Muhammed Ali aren't blowing $#it up...

Rain Man
02-22-2005, 05:14 PM
It's fascinating how other cultures truly view things from a fundamentally different prism of reality. The America that this guy describes is unrecognizable to me, because he's viewing it from his own perspective.