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    The one who burnt the Qur'an whilst being supervised by the Pastor Terry Jones. Whenever I say to somebody I'm a Muslim all of a sudden most people assume I'm a terrorist, according to Wikipedia
    There is no universally agreed, legally binding, criminal law definition of terrorism. Common definitions of terrorism refer only to those violent acts which are intended to create fear (terror), are perpetrated for a religious, political or ideological goal, deliberately target or disregard the safety of non-combatants (civilians), and are committed by non-government agencies.
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    He burned some paper. That isn't terrorism.

    He did other stuff too - he used the dopes in his congregation as slave labour in his furniture business and a load of child porn was found on his computer.
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    (Original post by Limitless)
    The one who burnt the Qur'an whilst being supervised by the Pastor Terry Jones. Whenever I say to somebody I'm a Muslim all of a sudden most people assume I'm a terrorist, according to Wikipedia
    Brother, I am Muslim, burning our Holy Quran doesn't really make him a terrorist, he didn't actually "terrorize" us, he insulted us yes, but not terrorise us, I wasn't terrified by his act.
    Bin Laden and Bush are terrorists, that pastor is just a clown.
    The Quran is a much bigger thing than to be terrorized by burning a copy of it. Get your act together bro, or stop trolling.
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    (Original post by juanmodesto)
    He burned some paper. That isn't terrorism.

    He did other stuff too - he used the dopes in his congregation as slave labour in his furniture business and a load of child porn was found on his computer.
    Yeah, maybe to you but not the people he was trying offend with his actions. He did it deliberately to cause emotional distress to millions of Muslims around the world
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    (Original post by Ramox3)
    Brother, I am Muslim, burning our Holy Quran doesn't really make him a terrorist, he didn't actually "terrorize" us, he insulted us yes, but not terrorise. The Quran is a much bigger thing than to be terrorized by burning a copy of it. Get your act together bro, or stop trolling.
    Have you read the definition of terrorism? Violence does not have to physical it can be emotional.
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    (Original post by Limitless)
    Have you read the definition of terrorism? Violence does not have to physical it can be emotional.
    Bro, calling him a terrorist would only make him happier and make a hero out of him, thats what he wants.. he's an attention seeker.
    Ignore him and leave him for God to judge. You do know that the burning of the Quranic scripture, not the Holy Quran because the Quran isn't defined to the scripture on paper, is considered a Mustahab ( permissible and encouraged ) way of dealing with an unwanted copy rather than trashing it with rubbish ? We've got bigger issues on our hand than this clown, let God deal with him.
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    Then every Muslims that burns a flag is also a Terrorist. Every Muslim that calls Homosexuality is a Terrorist. Every Muslim that stones a woman or removes a limb is a Terrorist.

    No, I disagree. Terrorism requires the infliction of Terror. All he did was annoy some Muslims, not terrorize them.
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    (Original post by Limitless)
    Yeah, maybe to you but not the people he was trying offend with his actions. He did it deliberately to cause emotional distress to millions of Muslims around the world
    They should grow up (because idiots like Pastor thingy aren't going to).

    Maybe the solution is to burn Korans all day, every day untill people become too bored to get upset.
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    Because he used his own private property while following safety codes of his local sovereign government. What did he do wrong to classify himself as a terrorist? He did not use the application of violence to generate terror in order to bring about political change.

    You know what offends me more? Every single time someone condemns the LGBT community as a whole, says that capital punishment a valid action for the state to take, declares the restriction of freedoms a good idea for no adequate reason, mentions their hatred for secularism, yells their love for misogyny, glorifies ignorance, disparages the progress of human science and rationality or condone racism I feel such anger in a way that only internet memes can possibly explain properly:



    My first reaction, however, is not to demand the illegalisation of the action, make movements to lynch him, assault local representatives of that person's nation or declare him to be a terrorist.
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    (Original post by juanmodesto)
    He burned some paper. That isn't terrorism.

    He did other stuff too - he used the dopes in his congregation as slave labour in his furniture business and a load of child porn was found on his computer.
    No Terry Jones was not arrested for child pornography:
    http://my.firedoglake.com/jimwhite/t...exempt-status/

    Get some critical thinking skills.
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    (Original post by Limitless)
    The one who burnt the Qur'an whilst being supervised by the Pastor Terry Jones. Whenever I say to somebody I'm a Muslim all of a sudden most people assume I'm a terrorist, according to Wikipedia
    Who did he terrorize ?
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    (Original post by Limitless)
    The one who burnt the Qur'an whilst being supervised by the Pastor Terry Jones. Whenever I say to somebody I'm a Muslim all of a sudden most people assume I'm a terrorist, according to Wikipedia
    Because he was not committing crimes of terror just crimes of ignorance
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    Because he's not causing terror, he's just being offensive, albeit to a huge group of people. By your definition, stand-up comedians like Frankie Boyle commit acts of terrorism all the time.
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    (Original post by Aj12)
    Because he was not committing crimes of terror just crimes of ignorance
    Ignorance is a crime?
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    Freedom of speech, thats why!
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    Cos he's not a muslim, so therefore the Daily Mail haven't jumped on his back claiming all citizens fro Florida are terrorists.

    I hate the Daily Mail.
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    (Original post by Aj12)
    Because he was not committing crimes of terror just crimes of ignorance
    What was he ignorant about ?
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    What was he ignorant about ?
    Burning a whole load of Quran's?

    Firstly burning books is generally a sign of idiocy

    Secondly burning the Quran is apparently the right way to get rid of the book anyway.

    Thirdly the man is a complete idiot he calls the Quran a book of lies yet has not even read it and generally knows nothing of Islam.
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    (Original post by Aj12)
    Burning a whole load of Quran's?

    Firstly burning books is generally a sign of idiocy

    Secondly burning the Quran is apparently the right way to get rid of the book anyway.

    Thirdly the man is a complete idiot he calls the Quran a book of lies yet has not even read it and generally knows nothing of Islam.
    How is burning a Koran being ignorant ? How do you know that he knows nothing about Islam ?
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    (Original post by Scottish)
    How is burning a Koran being ignorant ? How do you know that he knows nothing about Islam ?
    Because he admitted he had never read the Quran. Its hard to know something about a religion if you have not read the central text.

    And I have already given my reasons
 
 
 
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