ISIS Threat on largest temple in Indonesia

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ISIS Threat on largest temple in Indonesia

Postby Kasina » Sat Aug 23, 2014 8:20 pm

http://rt.com/news/182348-indonesia-sec ... ign=chrome

"Indonesian police have been put on alert at the Borobudur Temple after a threat against the world’s biggest Buddhist temple and UNESCO World heritage Site was made on Facebook by Islamic State supporters."
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Re: ISIS Threat on largest temple in Indonesia

Postby Mkoll » Sat Aug 23, 2014 8:34 pm

It's unsettling how the Islamic State's (IS) message seems to be radicalizing some Muslims internationally, instead of just within their local sphere of influence in the Middle East. The documentary I linked to in another thread features a jihadist who came from Belgium with his young son to fight for the IS. Some others were from North Africa. And the recent video showing the execution of the American journalist had an executioner with a British accent.
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Re: ISIS Threat on largest temple in Indonesia

Postby Kasina » Sat Aug 23, 2014 8:43 pm

Mkoll wrote:It's unsettling how the Islamic State's (IS) message seems to be radicalizing some Muslims internationally, instead of just within their local sphere of influence in the Middle East. The documentary I linked to in another thread features a jihadist who came from Belgium with his young son to fight for the IS. Some others were from North Africa. And the recent video showing the execution of the American journalist had an executioner with a British accent.


Perhaps we'll see a new wave of Jihad that could rival the middle ages... Who knows? It's fascinating to say the least.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jihad#Earl ... _conquests

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Re: ISIS Threat on largest temple in Indonesia

Postby Mr Man » Sat Aug 23, 2014 9:31 pm

While there are many dangers in the world, the threat from Iraq stands alone

http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NS ... Threat.htm


You have been engaged in what may well be the final Armageddon foretold in the Bible-that struggle between good and evil, between life and death

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/libr ... st-threat/
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Re: ISIS Threat on largest temple in Indonesia

Postby Mkoll » Sun Aug 24, 2014 12:30 am

Mr Man wrote:While there are many dangers in the world, the threat from Iraq stands alone

http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NS ... Threat.htm


You have been engaged in what may well be the final Armageddon foretold in the Bible-that struggle between good and evil, between life and death

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/libr ... st-threat/

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Re: ISIS Threat on largest temple in Indonesia

Postby Viscid » Sun Aug 24, 2014 2:56 am

Mr Man wrote:While there are many dangers in the world, the threat from Iraq stands alone

http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NS ... Threat.htm


You have been engaged in what may well be the final Armageddon foretold in the Bible-that struggle between good and evil, between life and death

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/libr ... st-threat/


ISIL feels different, though. Have you seen their propaganda video?

View it here. (extremely graphic)

They brazenly murder tens of thousands without remorse, with absolute faith their actions are sanctioned by God. I had some sympathy with Al-Queda and the Taliban before, in the sense that their actions could be justified as a reaction against Western aggression, but I cannot sympathize with ISIL. There is no doubt they pose a genuine threat.
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Re: ISIS Threat on largest temple in Indonesia

Postby Kusala » Sun Aug 24, 2014 5:55 am

Kasina wrote:http://rt.com/news/182348-indonesia-security-temple-isis/?utm_source=browser&utm_medium=aplication_chrome&utm_campaign=chrome

"Indonesian police have been put on alert at the Borobudur Temple after a threat against the world’s biggest Buddhist temple and UNESCO World heritage Site was made on Facebook by Islamic State supporters."


Let's hope the temple don't suffer the same fate as the "Bamiyan Buddha"...
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Re: ISIS Threat on largest temple in Indonesia

Postby Mr Man » Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:03 am

Mkoll wrote:
Mr Man wrote:While there are many dangers in the world, the threat from Iraq stands alone

http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NS ... Threat.htm


You have been engaged in what may well be the final Armageddon foretold in the Bible-that struggle between good and evil, between life and death

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/libr ... st-threat/

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Not sure why you consider this post to be a red herring.
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Re: ISIS Threat on largest temple in Indonesia

Postby Mkoll » Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:10 am

Mr Man wrote:
Mkoll wrote:
Mr Man wrote:While there are many dangers in the world, the threat from Iraq stands alone

http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NS ... Threat.htm


You have been engaged in what may well be the final Armageddon foretold in the Bible-that struggle between good and evil, between life and death

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/libr ... st-threat/

:redherring:


Not sure why you consider this post to be a red herring.

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Just kidding! :tongue:

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But seriously, what was the point of that post? What was your message? Why did you quote McCarthy? And in your own words please, if you don't mind.
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Re: ISIS Threat on largest temple in Indonesia

Postby Mr Man » Sun Aug 24, 2014 11:12 am

Mkoll wrote:But seriously, what was the point of that post? What was your message? Why did you quote McCarthy? And in your own words please, if you don't mind.


The point is that we are always creating new demons to justify our positions. Or demons are always being created to justify positions.
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