Sunday, February 05, 2012

All God's Children Gotta Have Their Freedom

Israeli soldier stepping on poor little Palestinian girl? Not quite...

(IT IS LIKELY) WE WILL GET FOOLED AGAIN ::: Case in point, this viral image which is not at all what it was presented as...
Blogger Wesley Muhammad posted it. He says he lifted it from someone else's news feed. Turns out that the image was tweeted last year in French, claiming to be from Syria's demonstrations and the tweeter begged for (and got) re-tweets. To the rescue, truth-seeking Arab blogger Omar Dakhane found the original photo (here), which is neither from Syria nor Israel but was snapped during a skit at a street theater performance in Bahrain!

Which bringe us to three essential posts about religion that you "must" read ::: The first is from Omar, entltled "Freedom of Belief and Religion" --- here's a snippet:
"The concept of freedom of religion and freedom of thought is misunderstood by many in Arab and Muslim countries; often they do not understand it at all. Typically freedom of religion represents the freedom of extremists to express and impose their radical point of view without affording the right to those whom disagree with their particular stream of Islam, those who wish to convert to another faith, or those who wish to embrace atheism." (more)
The second article is from the Michigan Telehone Blog, entitled "Why do people join fundamentalist religions? And why do they stay in them?" and last but not least from this humble weblog, "Mankind's Search For God."
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  1. Any group calling for "Heavenly Peace on Earth" often has ended up killing millions of people in their fervor, and even stranger, the greatest conqueror in human history actually allowed religious tolerance in an truly unprecedented manner that, even today, we have not seen over most of our planet.

  2. All the world religions and the ir Holy Books have a simple message that we continually ignore. Be nice.

  3. Open your doors and your hearts.


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