What do you think of mother teresa

September 5, 2016, 3:35 pm

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The debate "What do you think of mother teresa" was started by fadi on September 5, 2016, 3:35 pm. 5 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 people are against to this statement.

fadi posted 5 arguments, Nemiroff posted 1 argument to the agreers part.


fadi, Nemiroff and 3 visitors agree.
6 visitors disagree.

fadi
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well actions speak louder than words and her actions speak for her mother teresa was well known and loved in india because she loved and cared for the people

3 years, 2 months ago

she collected hundreds of millions of dollars and never upgraded her care for the sick. she felt that they needed to suffer as Christ suffered so she left them in squalor. she uses some of the money to open 500 convents rather than helping the poor. where the rest of it went is anyone's guess. she and her order have always flatly refused to release any records.

this article describes several things but makes a good case why she should not be a saint. the money accusations have been made since the 90s. Christopher Hitchens was one of the first to make them.

http://metro.co.uk/2016/03/16/mother-teresa-should-not-be-made-a-saint-and-heres-why-5754127/

3 years, 2 months ago

history buff. do you have anything to back up those claims of stealing?

rubbing shoulders with nasty people and unclean conditions can be understandable. she was working in undeveloped/underdeveloped parts of the world, she wasn't running facilities in the US.

3 years, 2 months ago
fadi
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no you have wrong ideas about mother teresa if she was an atheist iam sure you wouldn't have said that about her

3 years, 2 months ago

again, she got great PR. she was given the Nobel Peace prize because she was perceived by people, just like you, to be doing great things for noble reasons.

the reality is alot of the charity money went missing rather than helping the poor. she kept them is conditions that were, at best, a slum. she was friends with criminals and despots all over the world. she constantly used her platform to try to convert people with just as much, if not more, emphasis as helping people.

3 years, 2 months ago
fadi
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i disagree she thirsted for love and i think she made history not by hatred and war but by love

3 years, 2 months ago
fadi
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no she wasn't she helped people and the noble peace prize was a proof of her good loving soul that wanted to help people

3 years, 2 months ago

no. she constantly tried to convert people. she was using the very meagre help she gave people as a way to convert them to Christianity.

and that help involved keeping them in filthy, unsanitary conditions. where alot if people died. maybe if she had used some if that money she took to make her facilities better she could have provided some real care to those people.

3 years, 2 months ago

teresa was purely evil.

3 years, 2 months ago
fadi
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well i disagree she helped the most poor people without asking them about their religion she was a saint

3 years, 2 months ago

she was no saint. she was probably stealing the money she collected. her facilities were closer to an internment camp than a hospital. she was much more interested in trying to convert people than actually helping them. she was known to rub shoulders with criminals and dictators.

in short, she got excellent PR. but looking closer she was certainly no saint.

3 years, 2 months ago
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