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 Forum: Global Concerns and Transnational Issues   Topic: One brave soul from Germany calling out the Saudis

Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2015 4:24 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 392


The statistics quoted below may have been published in this forum before, and elsewhere, but they are worth a second look. This is what happens to countries that Muslims occupies. As long as the Muslim population remains around or under 2% in any given country, they will be for the most part be rega...

 Forum: Global Concerns and Transnational Issues   Topic: One brave soul from Germany calling out the Saudis

Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2015 4:15 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 392


Well...there is one brave soul in Europe who dares to call it out.....the Saudis have to stop their nonsense period. By the way, Saudis did say that they would like to build 200 mosques for the recent Syrian refugees (mostly Sunni Muslims). Perhaps, the Saudis should instead receive these refugees i...

 Forum: Strategic and Military Relations   Topic: Lest we forget who bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec 7th 1941

Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2015 3:25 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 422


This year marks the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack on military forces at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. However, nowadays, USA is more occupied with terrorist attacks by Muslims. Just remember, there are only two racial groups that had so far did attack United States of America with much damage......

 Forum: Global Concerns and Transnational Issues   Topic: Saudi Arabia, an ISIS That Has Made It

Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2015 10:22 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 213


So Saudi Arabia is a western ally...right? By the way, why use the Arabic word "Daesh" when referring to ISIL? What is wrong with the usage of the word "Islamic or Islamists"...Call a spade a spade. For us, westerners and non-Muslims, we ought to know who we are dealing with....the Muslims, period. ...

 Forum: Strategic and Military Relations   Topic: How much does US know about the Middle East?

Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2015 10:00 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 386


Islam in Indonesia is now coated with Salafism.....no more Hindu or Buddhist influences. Saudi money talks and ******** walks, and the Indonesians (and neighbouring Malays) bought the new Salafi or Wahhabi ideas wholesale.......

 Forum: World Cultures   Topic: ‘Own it’ — Terrorism is an Islamic issue

Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:52 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 204


Terrorism is part and parcel of Islamic teachings........... Our US president had not mentioned the religious affiliation at all during his press conference after the shootings in San Bernardino, California by a Muslim couple, (Syed Farook, 28, and his 29-year-old Pakistani wife Tashfeen Malik, rais...

 Forum: Global Concerns and Transnational Issues   Topic: The Final and Only Solution to Islamic Jihad: Conclusion

Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:38 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 579


i have to quote what was written in this forum about the Chinese interaction with regard to Islam. Observer wrote: China has influence from the Muslims since the time of Prophet Mohamed and it knows how to accommodate its adherents as long as they know the golden rule of the East, of the Confucian s...

 Forum: The World and Foreign Policy   Topic: US wants sole access to Northern Australia facilities

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 9:35 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 665


How much can we trust the Aussies with defending the free world? SO....we yanks have to have sole access to the Northern Australian facilities. No, on second thought, we want the whole of Australia. Serve the Aussies with enough beer and sun tan lotion, and access to Hollywood, they will acquiesce f...

 Forum: World Cultures   Topic: For Future References on Culture

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 9:24 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 456


Thanks Elle for providing the links to all your scholarly work. What about links to all the articles on Islam?

 Forum: Global Concerns and Transnational Issues   Topic: Dalai Lama: Humans Created Terrorism, So Stop Praying To God

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 9:14 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 209


For a change, some wise words from a thinking man...... Dalai Lama: Humans Created Terrorism, So Stop Praying To God For A Solution This is a problem created by mankind, the Dalai Lama said, and God's not going to fix it. by Michael McLaughlin Posted: 11/17/2015 Prayer alone will not be enough to st...

 Forum: World Cultures   Topic: The Roots of Christianity

Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2015 9:03 am 

Replies: 19
Views: 2939


How about this? The success of the evangelicals especially those from the early days of British imperialism in China when China was the sick man of Asia.... China on course to become 'world's most Christian nation' within 15 years The number of Christians in Communist China is growing so steadily th...

 Forum: America, Europe   Topic: Muslim asylum seekers convert to Christianity in Germany

Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:49 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 1248


For Some Muslim Asylum-Seekers In Germany, Christianity Beckons November 09, 2015 4:25 AM ET by Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson International Correspondent, Berlin Chancellor Angela Merkel says Islam is an integral part of modern-day Germany. But that hasn't kept thousands of Muslim asylum seekers from givi...

 Forum: The World and Foreign Policy   Topic: Moderation of Islam is Impossible

Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:39 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 755


Hi! folks, especially Elle.....sorry to not partake in this forum for a while. Well, looks like Elle has not toned down his dissertation on Islam. I have to catch up on reading some of his articles. Perhaps, for a start, let me reprint this article from Foreignpolicy.com...an article written by a Mu...

 Forum: America, Europe   Topic: British elections 2015 and US foreign policy

Posted: Sat May 09, 2015 5:20 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 957


The Conservative Party swept to power Friday in Britain's parliamentary elections, winning an unexpected majority (331 seats in a 650-seat House of Commons) that returns Prime Minister David Cameron to 10 Downing Street in a stronger position than before. Many of Cameron's foreign policy may not be ...

 Forum: Business, Economics, Money and Macro issues   Topic: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Obama's trade agenda

Posted: Sat May 09, 2015 4:52 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1155


Obama: Trade Deal Lets US Write Rules, Not China What a headline to hammer away the banker (China) that will not be part of the trade deal called TPP. Obama is trying his best to solicit support from the right and left (especially the unionists), and allows journalists to imply that he is playing h...

 Forum: Philosophy, Stories, Experiences   Topic: Origins of Chinese Religions and Philosophies

Posted: Sat May 09, 2015 4:19 pm 

Replies: 29
Views: 4184


Japan, in spite of opening up to western influence earlier than China, was able to confine the work of Christian missionaries to certain port cities. In times of upheavals, Japanese Christian converts were ostracized and crucified. To these days, Japan remains a very closed society, heavily embedded...

 Forum: Wholesome Food, Healthy Living   Topic: Organic farming?

 Post subject: Re: Organic farming?
Posted: Sat May 09, 2015 4:03 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 3480


ORGANIC FARMING California as like in many other states in USA practises large scale commercial farming and as a result, faces a drought spell which has gone on for the 4 years. Drilling for water many miles deep into the ground has resulted in many areas having sunken holes leading to unstable lan...

 Forum: Wholesome Food, Healthy Living   Topic: Organic farming?

 Post subject: Re: Organic farming?
Posted: Sat May 09, 2015 3:45 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 3480


Nowadays, when we think about GMO, we know that that biological scientists at big pharmas are manipulating certain genes into plant cells in order to achieve a certain desirable traits. Yes, genetic engineering does occur naturally and some farmers may lend a helping hand. Such process is slow and t...

 Forum: Philosophy, Stories, Experiences   Topic: Origins of Chinese Religions and Philosophies

Posted: Thu May 07, 2015 10:03 pm 

Replies: 29
Views: 4184


Elle, are you going to write about the influence of Christianity in Nippon land, where Shintoism rules?

 Forum: Philosophy, Stories, Experiences   Topic: The Origins And Evolution of Christianity

Posted: Thu May 07, 2015 10:01 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 1079


For some, the links below, will get you to "some" understanding of the Bible.....

The Old Testament Told in Only 5 Minutes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I400jhY2DF0


The New Testament in Ten Minutes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pp8aW3g0bzo

 Forum: Business, Economics, Money and Macro issues   Topic: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Obama's trade agenda

Posted: Thu May 07, 2015 9:34 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1155


Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) INCREASING AMERICAN EXPORTS, SUPPORTING AMERICAN JOBS President Obama announced in November 2009 the United States’ intention to participate in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations to conclude an ambitious, next-generation, Asia-Pacific trade agreement th...

 Forum: The World and Foreign Policy   Topic: Is devout faith a blessing — or curse?

Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 10:54 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 748


When the commitment is faith-based and hearsay, compounded by ignorance due to high illiteracy rate, we have a society that is dangerous to humanity. Not only is this society not contributing to the advancement of humanity, instead, it will try to pull the rest of society behind by threats and viole...

 Forum: The World and Foreign Policy   Topic: Turks and Japanese share same traits

Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 10:19 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 422


Turks and Japanese share same traits:ignorance and denial of history AS long as Turkey and Japan want to deny and not apologize sincerely to their victims, their nations will forever tainted, no matter how much progress they make in terms of economic development. Morally, they are bankrupt nations. ...

 Forum: The World and Foreign Policy   Topic: China As World's Dominant Superpower - Impact On America, Ru

Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:14 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 321


So who is Patrick Dixon? Patrick Dixon (ex physician) was ranked as one of the top 20 most influential thinkers alive today, in the Thinkers 50 global executive survey published in 2005 (The Times - UK). Number One was Michael Porter, followed by Bill Gates. Patrick Dixon was also ranked in the top ...

 Forum: The World and Foreign Policy   Topic: Hillary Clinton will Run for the White House

Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 5:45 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 529


Kebau made a good observation regarding Hillary Clinton as a potential hawkish president. "ABC...anybody but Clinton" will be the slogan among those who will not want her at all among Democrats and Republicans. Read the abridged article below to understand her reported stand on recent issu...

 Forum: Education and Academic Issues   Topic: What is good for the goose is also good for the gander?

Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 4:02 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 1731


In USA where political correctness allows Muslim organizations to appeal to the sensibilities of infidels. One wonder why such possibilities do not exist in Saudi Arabia, Pakistan or any Muslim majority nations where "hate literature" against infidels are state sanctioned. Teacher Under Fi...

 Forum: Business, Economics, Money and Macro issues   Topic: What countries have the largest gold reserves?

Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 3:43 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 541


Gold standards may make a comeback to replace the "In God We Trust" currency which could be misused and led to excessive printing of paper money not backed by gold. The country printing the greenbacks still has the largest reserve of gold, supposedly. Do the US reserves include deposits fr...

 Forum: Africa, Middle East, South Asia and Others   Topic: Netanyahu eases demand for zero iran nuclear capacity

Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 3:25 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 2207


Elle , perhaps Pope Francis was using reverse psychology in order to appeal for some common decency from "forward thinking" Muslim leaders who could make a difference to the survival of Christian communities in the Middle East. The alternative is to ask for the rise of the Christendom and...

 Forum: Africa, Middle East, South Asia and Others   Topic: Is America about to sell out to Iran?

Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:38 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 522


Elle, the National Review is a neocon (very right wing) outlet strongly supported by AIPAC, an Israeli lobby group. Neocons are known to have an agenda for the Middle East, so called "democratization" policy of Iraq, Syria, Iran and North Africa. They had patronage from President GWBush an...

 Forum: Africa, Middle East, South Asia and Others   Topic: Netanyahu, a politician you can trust?

Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:22 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 838


Netanyahu is back tracking his political stand with regard to two nation solution and apologizing to his Israeli Arabs. Perhaps, Netanyahu should recall the election results and set a new date for fresh elections in order for the world especially the USA to trust him as spokesman for Israel. One can...
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