[ExI] are all cultures equivalent?

Dan dan_ust at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 14 13:09:15 UTC 2009

--- On Mon, 4/13/09, John K Clark <jonkc at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> "Dan" <dan_ust at yahoo.com>
> > I disagree.  It [Islam] lumps too many people
> together
> Lumping is a very useful concept! But you're right about
> one thing, the
> fact of the matter is that in the real world nothing is
> perfectly lumped;
> however in the real world nothing is better lumped than
> your ordinary garden
> verity Islamic Fundamentalist. I mean, if you think it's
> a  good idea to
> strap a dynamite belt on yourself so you can blow up
> yourself and a bunch of
> people you'd never met before on a bus is a good idea then
> you're pretty
> damn lumpy. It's simply a question of logic.

Rhetorical excess!  Almost all Muslims do NOT do that.  The vast majority appear to live peacefully, both in Islamic societies and non-Islamic ones.




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