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Stephen Fox wrote:The Moderator can do what he wants to do but you need go no further than Richard Land, Trey Gowdy, James Lankford or Texas Gohmert from Tyler same place as Fireside Chat's Recon buddy of Pressler who teamed up on Moyers to see how embedded Fox News and the Tea Party are with the leadership of the SBC. It aint rocket science, my friend
Ed Pettibone wrote:Ed: And Sandy what are your qualifications by which you diagnose S. Fox's comments as "paranoid" imaginations?
Sandy wrote:Ed Pettibone wrote:Ed: And Sandy what are your qualifications by which you diagnose S. Fox's comments as "paranoid" imaginations?
Apparently, like most of the other people on the board, you don't really read much of what he posts. He never ventures very far from the same conspiracy theories and guilt by association rhetoric. It goes into virtually every post on virtually every thread, regardless of the topic or how it relates. The definition of the term is a thought process or pattern that is influenced by a high level of anxiety, to the point of delusion and irrationality. Suggesting that groups of people get together and have dialogue or read books fits the definition of both.
Unless you have been completely unplugged from all forms of media for the last week, you’ve probably seen—or at least have heard or read about—the interview that religion scholar, Reza Aslan, gave on the FoxNews.com webcast
They may find it scandalous for someone to say so, but our secular liberal media are playing favorites with religion. They have a spoiled child, Islam. Journalists see Islam as a bullied, minority faith for brown people. Draw a cartoon of Mohammed with dynamite on his head, and you are the worst kind of trouble-making hater.
Haruo wrote:Oh dear. I think it's quite a fine idea for groups of people to get together and have dialogue or read books. Oh dear.
Sandy wrote:Haruo wrote:Oh dear. I think it's quite a fine idea for groups of people to get together and have dialogue or read books. Oh dear.
I do, too. But Stephen's suggestions and what you and I would consider a fine idea are two different things.
ET wrote:Unfortunately, almost none of the media in this country treat Christianity with anywhere near the respect that they do Islam. Or the other hand, drop a cross into a jar of urine and they'll champion you as a great "artist" or showing the courage to challenge the culture. However, don't you dare question anything or ask anything that someone, somewhere might perceive to be "slanderous" or disparaging to Islam. You're just a bigot if you do.
Sandy wrote:Journalists in this country, for the most part, are the product of our most secular educational institutions and for the most part they have no respect for anyone who holds a religious worldview, regardless of the religion. They are trained that way.
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