SEARCH BLOG: ISLAM or DENIAL
Recently, I referenced a young man who converted to Islam and then developed plans to blow up a mall in Chicago during the Christmas shopping rush. I asked a rhetorical question: What is it about Islam that seems to attract crazies?
Maybe it is a mindset that says the rest of the world is wrong and we are right; that no matter what the world knows, it is only what we believe that matters. To wit:
The killing of an infidel is really not murder... so mass murder simply is not possible.
- Iran hosts 67 in denial of Holocaust
Meeting suggests it never happened
The 67 participants from 30 nations include former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke and people who've been prosecuted in Europe for questioning the Nazi killings of 6 million Jews or the use of gas chambers.
"The number of victims at the Auschwitz concentration camp could be about 2,007," Australian Frederick Toben said, according to a translation
- Armenian 'genocide': Probe sought
As Armenians prepare to mark the 90th anniversary of what they say was a genocide of their people by Ottoman Turkish forces, a leading Turkish historian has called for a multi-national inquiry into what happened.
Armenia says 1.5 million of its people died between 1915 and 1923 on Ottoman territory in a systematic genocide and says the decision to carry it out was taken by the political party then in power in Istanbul, popularly known as the Young Turks.
Ankara denies genocide, saying the Armenians were victims of a partisan war during the first world war, which also claimed many Muslim Turkish lives.
Is that crazy?