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severalspeciesof's Avatar Jump to comment 370 by severalspeciesof

I've only had the chance to read through small sections in this thread, so correct me if I’m wrong and forgive me if someone else has said this earlier...

It appears that in this thread there have been two major (I’m generalizing) camps established. One camp is uncomfortable with this video being associated with a nutter, the other camp not at all uncomfortable with it. Both camps do however seem to agree that the issues of the video are grave...

My views are predicated upon the above (at this time) opinion…

I’m with the first camp…

Whether or not a view is correct, it will have a greater impact when it comes from a neutral source as any opposing view will have a harder time using a smear campaign against it by using the 'character' of the promoter as the smear. That’s reality. This is a site claiming to ‘promote reason’. Promotion is also campaigning...

It’s that simple…

As someone stated earlier (wish I had time to give proper credit), “My enemy’s enemy isn’t always my friend”. So one should be careful with one’s choice of enemy, even if they agree with you on a particular item.

There is no control over who comes across this site. Someone may be coming here puzzled/interested/whatever over the whole Muslim vs. other societies situation. They see this video, associate it with this site, a site that proclaims adherence to reason. They see the DH ‘stamp of approval’ to the video, and by sheer association of the video with this site, could think that DH may also be reasonable. It’s only human…

Tue, 07 Feb 2012 16:12:11 UTC | #915299