--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "anonyff" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" <shempmcgurk@>
> wrote:
> >
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, foufou_fl <no_reply@> 
wrote:
> > >
> > > Thank you for the correction. But on the main issue, it 
appears to 
> > me
> > > that Amma was encouraging good manners and respect for other 
> > cultures.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > I have a problem with so-called spiritual people wading into the 
> > field of politics.
> > 
> > Whether it's Amma, MMY or the Dalai Lama, I find that their 
> > interventions often leave alot to desire.
> > 
> 
> Shemp, FWIW I rarely find myself in agreement with you but I do on
> this issue. 





If you do not agree with me 100% of the time, you are an imperfect 
human being.








> 
> 
> 
> > Certainly, it's a sweet thing to encourage good manners and 
respect 
> > for other cultures...and there is certainly a need for that.
> > 
> > But that, in my opinion, should not be the priority of any 
leader at 
> > this time, a time when irresponsible murderous rabbles  are 
killing 
> > people and burning embassies.  THIS time is time for another 
sort of 
> > counselling...and it is not a time for giving reasons for why 
the 
> > murderers may feel the way that they feel.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > That seems sensible to me. No one is condoning violence.But 
that 
> > does
> > > not excuse the extreme cultural insensitivity and/and 
ignorance of 
> > the
> > > cartoonists and publishers. 
> > > 
> > > If a paper published  pictures of someone masturbating upon, 
then
> > > crapping and pissing on the Canadian flag before burning it, 
it 
> > would
> > > be in horrid taste. But to condem such would not at all be 
> > justifying
> > > your actions if you lashed out with some violent act in 
protest.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ...but it would not be the appropriate thing to say at the time 
if 
> > the "violent act" you refer to was leading to killing and other 
> > destructive acts.
> > 
> > And saying the appropriate thing is the sign of a good leader.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" 
<shempmcgurk@>
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, foufou_fl <no_reply@> 
> > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" 
> > <shempmcgurk@>
> > > > > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, t3rinity 
<no_reply@> 
> > wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" 
> > > > <shempmcgurk@>
> > > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer 
> > > > > > <fairfieldlife@> 
> > > > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > 
http://www.amritapuri.org/teachings/message/cartoon.php
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > My opinion:
> > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > Amma should have kept her mouth shut.  Her words 
border 
> > on 
> > > > > > justifying 
> > > > > > > > the actions of murderers and terrorists.
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > They don't. You simply don't understand, that the 
majority 
> > of 
> > > > > > muslims,
> > > > > > > who feeling insulted by this type of cartoons, have 
only 
> > very 
> > > > > > peaceful
> > > > > > > reactions,
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > If it were "the majority of muslims" who "have only very 
> > > > peaceful 
> > > > > > reactions", there wouldn't have been what is now 
approaching 
> > 100 
> > > > > > deaths and all the destruction that has happened.
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > 100 deaths world-wide over two weeks means the majority of 
> > muslims 
> > > > are
> > > > > violent and terrorists.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > I didn't make myself as clear when I wrote the above.
> > > > 
> > > > My "if it were" above was meant to refer to what Amma was 
> > referring 
> > > > to which was obviously the murders and mayhem and NOT the 
> > > > overwhelming peaceful, non-violent Muslims.  Obviously you 
are 
> > > > correct that -- in the context of 1 billion Muslims 
worldwide -- 
> > 100 
> > > > is not alot at all.
> > > > 
> > > > But that is precisely why Amma should keep her mouth shut: 
she 
> > is 
> > > > adding fuel to the fire.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > Wow. Maybe then all canadians ARE retarded.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>






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