“The real problem is not that we are different, nor that we disagree and have conflict. It's that most of us automatically view conflict as something negative rather than as a tool God can use to help us better understand ourselves and one another.

--Robert Ricciardelli”

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

12/13 Evening Thoughts

Jules mourns the loss of an AP newsman, killed while doing his job. It seems the insurgents only tolerate those who do what they want.
(…can you say “Bilal Hussein”…)

In my continuing cursory examination of Islam, I’ve always kind of known that churches have been turned into mosques many times. Petrus has a pretty good post, related to the sale of a Catholic church to Muslims. But, he makes an interesting point: no mosques have been surrendered, sold or otherwise given over to non-Muslims.

Meanwhile, Mac has been having some issues lately. His doctor told him to relax and stay off the coffee. So what did mac do? He created a new blog, of course—an evil version of old one. On the other hand, he had a pretty unbelievable post on what the ORTHODOX JEWS were saying at Iran’s anti-Holocaust conference.

One of the problems with the situation in Iraq is we Americans do not see the face of Iraqis themselves. Well, Pettifog found a video that helps erase this problem. Check out…

(…and, check out the Any Soldier Video as well, to see the faces of our soldiers who are helping the Iraqis…)