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Donald Trump told a false story about a U.S. general killing Muslims with bullets dipped in pigs’ blood. Is Trump inciting violence?

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On February 19, at a South Carolina rally, GOP candidate Donald Trump relayed a false story about an early 20th century U.S. general dipping bullets in pigs’ blood before killing Muslims execution style. Many Muslim Americans have decried Trump’s statements, claiming his words have changed the conversation from hatred to now inciting violence against Muslims. Do you agree?


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    • mohama rei

      the jew is the only problem to islam .the solution is in the holy quran very clear.

      • Alyeth

        This is a Muslim site. Leave you hate filled idiot.

        • Dick Silk

          Not sure to whom you addressed that comment, but other than mohama rei’s anti-Semitic comment of hate towards the Jews, I appear to be the only kafir in this conversation, so I’ll just say this: I have no hatred whatsoever to any Muslim, nor to any ideology or political system (such as Islam) — There are three Os in Christianity pertaining to the definition of God: Omnipresent (God is everywhere), Omnipotent (God is all-powerful) and Omniscience (God is in every thought.) So by this definition, there is no person, no thought, nor any object that is not God (to either a greater or lesser degree, be it more enlightened or less.) Every light and every shadow of darkness is God. So when I analyze Islam from the perspective of God analyzing God, what I see is an ideology of death to the kafir — In Revelations (in the New Testament) there are 4 horsemen of the apocalypse: The black horseman represents capitalism, the red is communism, the white is Catholicism (or perhaps Christianity — there is a subtle distinction between the two: Christianity includes all Christianity, including Catholicism. Catholicism only includes Catholic Christianity) and the “chloros” (Greek for “green”, also “pale”) horseman, which represents Islam. Unto this 4th horseman is given the power of death. What does life submit to, if not death? What is Islam but submission? Therefore, Islam is the religion of death. I have no problem with this — I understand it. What is death but a gateway of transition from the perishable to the imperishable?

      • Dick Silk

        Historically speaking, Abraham conceived the flock, Moses led the flock, Jesus shepherded the flock, and Muhammad butchered the flock.

        • Alyeth

          Did Moses not “butchered” the Golden Calf flock, while Muhammad “shepherded” the Taif flock?

          • Dick Silk

            Thank you for your question: Technically, no: Moses did not butcher the Golden Calf flock: Moses smote the ground with the original draft of the 10 Commandments, and the ground opened up and swallowed them, which was an act of God, not of Moses. To be clear, Moses broke the tablets, and God’s earthquake swallowed up the idolaters.

            Speaking of idolatry, The pilgrimage to Mecca to bow to a shrine comes to mind. If that is not idolatry, I’d be curious to hear a different bias of interpretation.

      • Dick Silk

        There is no problem to Islam — neither Jew nor any other kafir — Islam is a process of the submission of the living unto death, which is the gateway through which the mortal become immortal. Christianity is the process of helping others to love as much as possible, allowing death to come naturally. Islam is more of a fast lane to death (to the kafir.) The only problem Islam actually has is the division between the Sunni and the Shia: by declaring each other as enemies, your mutual destruction is assured. This does not bode well for the continuation of your religion beyond a certain point.

        Consider that each man is his own worst enemy: if you practice “kill or enslave your enemy” you must either kill or enslave your own God-given self, which results in recursive compression — think of a black hole that traps everything, including light. Now if you practice the Christian principle of “love your enemy” you practice the art of loving yourself, which radiates to “love your neighbor as thyself.” (This includes loving Jews and us kafirs, by the way.)

        So — either way, you have a gateway to choose: a gateway of darkness (kill your enemy) or a gateway of light (love your enemy.) Either way, the omnipresence of God states that you are divine no matter which direction you choose.

    • Dick Silk

      “Good” and “evil” are nothing more than opinions — they do not actually exist. Only actions and consequences are real.