The debate "ISIS is Islamic" was started by
February 26, 2017, 10:32 am.
11 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 6 people are on the disagree side.
People are starting to choose their side.
It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.
Your_dad posted 2 arguments, Blu_Ray posted 1 argument to the agreers part.
Your_dad, Yanksxx21, regnar375, Blu_Ray, Ematio, UnderdogMike, redstar, ProfDoke, makson, RedWolf, sagarparab agree.
thereal, Azzah, Nemiroff and 3 visitors disagree.
ISIS or Daesh is based on the ideology of wahabism. Which is purely islamic.
no, you are not demonizing. the demonizing is done by right wing think tanks, media outlets and leadership. if I can blame the majority of the constituency for anything it would be for believing it. you are not demonizing the other side, the other side has been demonized to you.
I'm not sure what thereal believes, for all I know he's just trolling. I assumed this was targeted at the left in general.
they associate themselves with islam. every religion can have many denominations with their own interpretations. they are islamic, but i think giving them the label of Islam is bad for 2 reasons.
1. (the liberal view) it denegrates islam as a whole and equates all Muslim people and their faith with terrorism.
2. (the should be conservative view) it elevates isis, it is the association they desire most. they want to be islam, all of it. and they consider many Muslims to not even be muslims. we will not give them the name they want because f*ck them.
Is ISIS Islamic? I created this because some people, such as thereal, think that it isn't. Not because I am trying to "demonize the other side".
our opinions may be irrelevant, but our discussions reflect issues tackled by those whose opinions are relevant to reality, including the entire gop presidential field, so no, not just trump.
the reason they all used "Islamic terrorists" is because they have been claiming that "defining the term will help in fighting it, and liberal PC refusal to use it was hurting our security". which is bullshit. this arbitrary label is hurting our security.
once again, for the sake of widening the partisan divide and demonizing the other side, the right prefers to stick to ideology over common sense, reality, and security.
Of course there is no benefit to repeating it. Our opinions on this app are irrelevant in reality.
This was a separate debate to what I assume you're referencing, became some people actually disagree with it.
it is also conservative, and mostly male. they also typically have black hair.
you cherry pick an arbitrary feature and then repeat it for no reason. what benefit is there to adding that arbitrary label?