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Thursday, April 28. 2011
Boycott the Jews?
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A short time ago, Iran's Supreme Leader Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged the Muslim World to boycott anything and everything that originates with the Jewish people.
Posted by Gwynnie in Hot News & Misc. Short Subjects, Our Essays at 19:46 | Comments (24) | Trackbacks (0)
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Given that science builds on the work of others and Jews, especially in the US have been so influential in this field (a Jew was the first direct of the Rockefeller Institute, now Rock. U., for example), they should just eschew all of Western medicine.
But we really need to give them our full support on this because the atomic bombs they so covet would not exist but for the work of Einstein, Oppenheimer, Feynman and many others whose names escape me. Great news, they're abandoning their nuclear weapons program!!
Good points all. In a debate with rational opponents this would score points.
These are the same people that have decided that the Holocaust is lies and myth.
Thus it isn't hard to explain away Jewish discoveries/contributions to science as lies and a rewrite of history.
It is not a whole lot different than trying to debate leftists.
May I sum up by saying that Islam, and the vast majority of its adherents, are just plain stupid. Not that some few among them aren't smart, just that that minuscule proportion of smarts doesn't negate the ignorance of the greater mass whose hysteria is being inflicted upon the world today.
But, nice illustrative post of Muslim insanity.
The preponderance of first cousin marriages in many Muslim countries may well give your statement scientific support. Not exactly hybrid vigor.
That and the obvious fact that their cultural foundation of Islam is a societal dead end. Unfortunately the rest of us have to be subjected to their cultural death convulsions.
They invented the 0?
Maybe they invented the "O" too...
Uh---he did clearly state "lately".
"Dogs and Irish keep off the grass"?--
I love dogs and the Irish, Muslims have sanctions against Benji et. al.
I guess some people just don't get my humor. That was part of the joke, mc.
;) Sorry 'bout that, I was the one at a loss there. It was indeed funny, and I enjoy dry and droll;)
I take that one on the chin, I shoulda figured good site means subtle humor...
#18.104.22.168.1 mc (Link) on 2011-04-29 22:06 (Reply)
Drugs, drugs, drugs. Always with the drugs! OK, just kidding. But I have to ask, has anything come out of the Muslim world in the past few centuries, other than corpses and fatwas?
And while we are piling on, I believe there is an Israeli patent involved in cell phone technology, but I'm to lazy to go search the interwebs to check.
Actually, it's not clear that Arabs invented the '0'. Google "who invented the 0".
As for their importance in the world, it is mostly derived from the oil under their sand. It was discovered by the English, initially exploited by the English and Americans, and is burned primarily (till recently, anyway) by the West. Their place in the world is derived totally by the West that they hate.
The invention of the concept of zero is attributed by most experts to an Indian Hindu mathematician, which is what I remember from other sources and also found confirmed by Googling the phrase Who invented the zero? Some also credit the Mayans and the Babylonians for independently inventing the concept. In either case, that was 10 centuries before Islam. I don't know of anyone who credits the Muslims for inventing the concept, although they are often given credit for having used it and having introduced it from India to the Western world. They also get credit for providing us with the Arabic word that eventually in English became the word ZERO.
If you ask Google what contributions the Muslims have made to medicine over time, you will find that the resulting short list of achievements stops at around the year 1300 AD. After that, Islam entered its Dark Ages, from which it has never emerged and to which its present day adherents hold on with great tenaciousness. I suppose if the focus of your religion is on the rewards of the hereafter, there's no need for earthly medicine or science or progress. Such true believers don't need no stinkin' science.
Under that boycott protocol, Islam would have to drop Monotheism, too. This would sure pull the rug out from under their foreheads.
I'm pretty sure that you could expand that list to include every drug treatment or plan that utilized pigs, or apes, or dogs, or monkeys in it's development.
All unclean, a good muslim would avoid them also.
Looks like Frisco may have a plan--banning circumcisions. Unfortunately that includes the Jews. Foot; bullet; meet.
So why, oh why, are there so many suicidal Jews with the voting patterns and liberal...ugh.
I'm content to see bold statements regarding Islam and am reassured sanity still exists...
...a complicated question indeed. Maybe it's due to the Dems having been the traditional home of minorities, and to a people with a 5000 year history the last 20 or so haven't been time enough for the true indentity of the new Dem party to have loomed up out of the fog yet.
If it saved my ass or made me laugh there's a better than fair chance a Jew was behind it.
My language may make clear that I am pretty much done with the PC shit.
I resent liberals like a drink and fear for my country.
So be it, and with a shit eating grin on top :)!
Proposition: The Dems tend to do a lot better with the voters in large cities. In the US, Jews tend to live in or around big cities. Ergo, the typical Jewish voter is likely to vote Democratic. QED.
Ya know, about that pig thing being used in the manufacture of meds......I wonder if the mooslimes have ever thought of that!??!?!
Don't you think that would be a great meme to gestate in their flee brains?
Not to mention ... Moslem childbirth specialists must keep themselves dirty because it was a Jew, Ignaz Semmelweiss, who first determined that puerperal fever that was sweeping away thousands of women post partum was due to doctors' unwashed hands.
Talk about a quick way to depopulate the House of Islam...
The boycott is not against the Jewish people but
Israels exports and any firm doing business with iSo lets not confuse the two.
Boycotts are stupid and a counterproductive
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