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Old 09-10-2010, 10:48 AM
 
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Folks, regarding the issue of sensitivity which many opponents of the Islamic Community Center in lower Manhattan, tend to raise. Let me ask them this:
There are Christian churches in Hiroshima & Nagasaki where we all know hundreds of thousands of civilians perished when we nuked those cities.



Since the USA is a so-called "Christian nation" and the men who dropped those bombs were likely Christians, was building these places of worship at these places a good thing to do despite the sensitivities of the families of the victims??




(Incidentally, there is also is a Shinto Shrine in Pear Harbor which the Japanese destroyed in their sneak attack & almost 2500Americans were killed.)



Just wondering..
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Old 09-10-2010, 11:21 AM
 
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Hiroshima and Nagasaki weren't destroyed in the name of Jesus. The Twin Towers were destroyed in the name of Allah. Big difference.
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Old 09-10-2010, 11:30 AM
 
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Einstein, Americans nuked them, not Crusaders
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Old 09-10-2010, 02:27 PM
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Einstein's answer was always that his only act had been to write to President Roosevelt suggesting that the United States research atomic weapons before the Germans harnessed this deadly technology. He came to regret taking even this step. In an interview with Newsweek magazine, he said that "had I known that the Germans would not succeed in developing an atomic bomb, I would have done nothing."

http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/eins...n.php]Einstein | American Museum of Natural History[/url]


Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr., The Cross and the Bomb:
Two Catholic Dramas in Response to Nagasaki[/CENTER][/CENTER]
http://www.rtjournal.org/vol_1/no_1/wetmore.htm (broken link)
The Cross and the Bomb

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Old 09-10-2010, 02:32 PM
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The United States also helped rebuild Japan after the war. Did Osama and his fellow "Muslims" help us rebuild after 9/11?
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Old 09-10-2010, 02:36 PM
 
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Default nothing to do with Jesus

Japan was bombed in the name of American secularism, individualism and materialism. There is a separation of Church and state. If anything the McDonald's and KFC which represents American materialism should be demolished.
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Old 09-10-2010, 02:37 PM
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Folks, regarding the issue of sensitivity which many opponents of the Islamic Community Center in lower Manhattan, tend to raise. Let me ask them this:
There are Christian churches in Hiroshima & Nagasaki where we all know hundreds of thousands of civilians perished when we nuked those cities.



Since the USA is a so-called "Christian nation" and the men who dropped those bombs were likely Christians, was building these places of worship at these places a good thing to do despite the sensitivities of the families of the victims??




(Incidentally, there is also is a Shinto Shrine in Pear Harbor which the Japanese destroyed in their sneak attack & almost 2500Americans were killed.)



Just wondering..
Is this a silly post or is it just me.
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Old 09-10-2010, 02:59 PM
 
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Hiroshima and Nagasaki weren't destroyed in the name of Jesus. The Twin Towers were destroyed in the name of Allah. Big difference.
You sure? Most muslims will tell you that what happened to the twin towers was in no way done in the name of Allah, just as Christians will tell you that none of the ills they have perpetuated on humanity have been done in the name of Jesus.

I'm pretty certain that Christians had no doubts they were doing God's work in taking out the "evil axis" of the Nazis and Japs.
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Old 09-10-2010, 03:00 PM
 
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Is this a silly post or is it just me.
I guess it's you. It's not silly at all and is in fact quite rational and logical (which is why the Christians will react negatively to it).
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Old 09-10-2010, 03:01 PM
 
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Christian churches in Japan should close up, pack their stuff and get out of Japan.
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