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Morally corrupt?

  1. Rafini profile image85
    Rafiniposted 6 years ago

    "We - with God's help - call on every Muslim who believes in God and wishes to be rewarded to comply with God's order to kill the Americans and plunder their money wherever and whenever they find it."

    Osama Bin Laden, 2/22/98, translated by the Federation of American Scientists.   


    How do you criticize something that is so obviously wrong??
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    I wonder, how many Muslims don't believe in God? 

    Who intends to do the rewarding, and what are the rewards? 

    God ordered the killing of Americans??  When?  Where?  And he ordered the plunder of Americans money??  When?  Where?  I want evidence!!

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      china manposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      How do you know the translation is correct - the source is highly biased, and more than a little suspect.  Who or what is the Federation of American Scientists - that sounds like a made up name that is too vague to be attached to any real organisation and it includes Federation which resounds with status and the word scientist that gives it an air of credibility.

      Before discussing the emotional content of the words you should first verify that they are genuine.  If this unlikely organisation is genuine, then you should check their bias and then check to see if they have any other pronouncements that are quoted anywhere that recognises such bodies.

      1. Rafini profile image85
        Rafiniposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        llet;s assume it's legit.....

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          china manposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Er - lets not huh ! ?   You don't pick up unidentified garbage from the street and eat it because it makes you ill.  It is a good idea to do the same with unidentified information or you are filling your head with garbage.

          This kind of garbage is especially poisonous.

          If it is manufactured by some hate group then all you are doing is spreading the hate that the immoral, unethical and downright sleazy values of that group - and you inherit those values in the spreading.

          Or is that what you know you are doing anyway ?

          1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image91
            Wesman Todd Shawposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            American mass media is completely monopolized by one ethnicity, and it's not one that fits the traditional definition of "white" either, except by looks.

            So basically, anything and every single last thing that comes from mass media in America or the U.K. is subject to the very definite whims of an agenda by a certain ethnic group; and for that reason, it's garbage before it hits the airwaves, or the press.

            1. Shadesbreath profile image89
              Shadesbreathposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Are you going to unwrap that piece of cryptic gum so we can all chew on it, or would that require more conviction than you are willing or able to blow bubbles with?

              1. Cagsil profile image61
                Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                lol lol

          2. Rafini profile image85
            Rafiniposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Sorry!  this is from my Philosophy class assignment - the forum is Education and Science - Philosophy.

            I didn't want to mention what it was for because there's more to the assignment and I don't want the answers given to me - I wanted to see what everyone would do with it so I could learn.

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              china manposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              I am becoming increasingly interested in this course you are on.  What college is running it can I ask ?

              1. Rafini profile image85
                Rafiniposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                a 2 year technical college.  I'm in the Liberal Arts Transfer program, so all my class credits will transfer to a 4 year university. (with some finagaling, lol, depending on which 4 year I want to go to)

        2. PhoenixV profile image79
          PhoenixVposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          I am gonna go out on a limb here and say that the Federation of American Scientists is legit lol, especially when weighing it against anything bin laden said or didn't say or allegedly said.

          More than 70 Nobel science laureates have endorsed FAS as members of the Board of Sponsors.

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            china manposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            got the link to the info  ?

    2. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image91
      Wesman Todd Shawposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Ditto to China Man's wise comment.

      Also, anything associated with capitalism is based in personal greed, and complete and utter disregard for the welfare and lives of the losers in the game of life that capitalism suggests to us as a healthy reality.

      So yeah, on a general level, the wealth of America is an abomination to humanity, when you look at it from the eyes of the slave laborers of the world.

    3. Friendlyword profile image60
      Friendlywordposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      "God ordered the killing of Americans??  When?  Where?  And he ordered the plunder of Americans money??  When?  Where?  I want evidence!!"

      You've got to be kidding me! Why would any Cult leader or follower have to suddenly show proof of their sick,twisted, dangerous ideas? You show me proof of where shit eating Christians proved their reasons and justifications for rape, torture, and murder, all done "FOR GLORY OF GAWD"

  2. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 6 years ago

    War on terror

  3. Uninvited Writer profile image84
    Uninvited Writerposted 6 years ago

    Since when does Bin Laden speak for all Muslims? You might as well say all Christian's do what Pat Robertson wants them to do.

    1. Rafini profile image85
      Rafiniposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      oooh, good point!

      1. Christy Goff profile image59
        Christy Goffposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Since when did it come about that just because someone says something make it true?? If so, I'm a millionaire, show me the money.lol

  4. SpanStar profile image61
    SpanStarposted 6 years ago

    In an effort to address your questions: morally corrupt is extensive and varied in explanations pertaining to this behavior. Adolf Hitler was morally corrupt,  Nero was morally corrupt, Minister Jim Jones was morally corrupt.

    Whatever illusions that loomed in the minds of these people certainly took them to the point of irrational hatred of others.

    It would take a psychologist and more time than we have here to explore the whys and what for to cause people to behave in such a way to be considered insane.

    1. Rafini profile image85
      Rafiniposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I gotta agree with you there!  But what makes the statement morally unjust?

  5. SpanStar profile image61
    SpanStarposted 6 years ago

    Since I'm not certain just what it is you're looking for
    maybe this website below can help you with your interest:

    What Is Morally Unjust Cannot Be Economically Correct

    What can this generation, working together, each and all of us, do? We are not powerless individuals; acting together, we have the power to shape history, to turn globalization from a force that breeds insecurity to a force for justice on a global scale.

    http://www.envio.org.ni/articulo/2884

 
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