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Postby Fade2Gray » Mon 15 Apr 2019 06:20

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Postby alphazulu90 » Tue 16 Apr 2019 17:04

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Postby Xeno426 » Thu 18 Apr 2019 01:28

Militant atheists? Sounds more like a term used to dismiss a group. I mean, atheism is a lack of a belief in any theology, not a belief system itself.
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Postby Shrike » Thu 18 Apr 2019 07:02

Xeno426 wrote:Militant atheists? Sounds more like a term used to dismiss a group. I mean, atheism is a lack of a belief in any theology, not a belief system itself.

I think he referring to aggressively rude reddit type atheists. Other than that not sure.

Although he isn't wrong about Corbyn and the increasing acceptance of Anti-semitism, with Bibi in charge of Israel, it seems harder and harder to try justify supporting them. Also considering that younger generations in Israel are becoming more conservative and less liberal, and Nutty doesn't seem interested in giving the Palestinians living in the westbank citizenship.

Seems like a bad situation we are heading toward regardless.

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Postby Xeno426 » Thu 18 Apr 2019 14:44

So, because Israel is acting the big dick, people should be prejudice against all Jews? That doesn't follow; the focus should be against Israel.
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Postby Shrike » Fri 19 Apr 2019 16:30

Xeno426 wrote:So, because Israel is acting the big dick, people should be prejudice against all Jews? That doesn't follow; the focus should be against Israel.

It's more than just Israel. The far right has been peddling the "Soros = evil jew seeking world domination" conspiracy for quite some time now to pick up a few more followers. There is also the global bankers and business owners conspiracy used as a means to justify hatred of all jews used by both sides of the horseshoe.

In the UK the labour party under Corbyn has been in this direct for awhile now as well.
https://twitter.com/Yair_Rosenberg/stat ... 96480?s=19
which even far-right news source has tried to defend Corbyn
https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/0 ... m-problem/

As far as Israel is concerned, it quite possible to criticize the country without being a bigot. However, most people use it as a low hanging fruit just to get away with soft discrimination.

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