"Greeting from the UK folks!I discovered AoM a few months ago, and have only recently joined discussions. Going through a few pages though I was kind of alarmed at some of the heavily anti Islamic comments I read. What strikes me most though is that…"
This group is open to all religious and non-religious people. Whether you be Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Hare Krishna, Panthiest, Atheist or other. I hope this group promotes mutual respect and tolerance by cultivating knowledge and banishing ignoranc
"What you say is probably true, but is it good enough that they do have information on what you've been typing? Just because the they don't check everything justifies them recording some things?
Be assured that they record most of your…"
"Why are they "obviously the result of angry people who have abandoned the plain facts" Could it not be that they had just cause to believe that the bombing was unnecessary? And the quotes did not infer that there was no relation whatsoever…"
"Sorry feeling a little edgy today
Eisenhowers quote can be found on wikiqoute - Newsweek (11 November 1963)
Eisenhower was appointed Supreme Allied Commander in '43 in Europe. Yes Japan was not his field of operations but the opinion of such a…"
"Maybe we should take a look at whats been happening lately at home?
What just happened recently? Do the words NSA or Snowden or Orwellian surveillance ring a bell?
Hasn't Obama been desperately trying to defend against these allegations or try…"
"Didnt Eisenhower himself say in 1963 - "the japanese were ready to surrender and it wasn't necessary to hit them with that awful thing".
That from General Eisenhower, you know, the leftist, socialist, anti war hippy"
"Hey Adam, to answer your question, I would say yes. Marriage from a Christian understanding isn't just a contract (a business transaction); it's a covenant, an exchange of persons that creates a family bond. Throughout…"
"I've always liked the definition that integrity is a perfect alignment of your values and your actions. There are limitations to that, though. There's the "yeah, but what if you're an asshole?" problem. So,…"
"When I think of integrity, I think of it as maintaining who I am: my morals, my character, my needs, my reputation. Integrity is damaged or lost when I let thinks, situations, or people take me too far from my center in any of those areas."
"What you say is true.... But the other alternatives are even more damaging. Socialist and communist economies concentrate the power even more than capitalism and democracy. What ever system you pick the outcome for the people you describe would be…"