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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 June 2008 at 5:24am
Originally posted by crasss crasss wrote:

The problem is that Salman Rusdie just loves this kind of attention.  He thrives on it. In fact, Iran "created" Salman Rusdie. I don't believe for a second anybody would have heard of him, without Iran and the fatwa against him.

His books ar
e silly. They  have little to no literary value. The only reason people have to read them, is his "poor persecuted writer" status.

 
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I completley agree with the above post. The BEST way to react crackpots like Rushdie is not to react at all! to I-G-N-O-R-E them. They thrive on attention, even if it be bead-press or infamy.
 
Had it not been for the Fatwa, no one would have heard of him . . and he wouldnt have sold a single book. I know a gentleman, who's father knew Rushdie, back before the fatwa days. NO BODY had heard of him. His book was doing poorly, and he was reduced to giving his books away for free as "Gifts".
 
I think we should be ignoring the Dutch film too . . .and we should have ignored the Danish Cartoons as well . . . it was only due to the uproar that the cartoons starting revolving via emails etc. And then EVERY paper started to publish them. . . hence an entire cycle.
 
Honestly speaking, causing an uproar, burning tyres etc will not "ban" such media. . . they just add fuel to the fire and promote them.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 July 2008 at 9:28am
Oh, whatchsalman, I thought Islam was the religion of peace?  You are aiding and abetting the murder of a man.  Geez, and you wonder why so many in the West are concerned regarding Islam.

Without appreciation!Angry

Originally posted by whatchsalman whatchsalman wrote:

As salamu alaikum, I need help with this Rushdie Issue.
I set up a new blog at http://watchsalman.blogspot.com/

watchsalman dot blogspot dot com

Salman Rushdie Muslim Protection Watch

Due to the muslim and the iranian government failure to respond to the Salman Rushdie issue he is attacking Islam.
The purpose of this blog is to keep a watch on him and to inform muslims about where he livesand his movements.
Post information regarding this matter here.

Please helpo me and send email to [email protected]
watchsalman at yahoo dot com

Thank you, wa alaikum salam, Muslim.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 July 2008 at 9:31am
Rushdie is hilarious, and jabs at religion in a Monty Python manner.  This is western satire.

Watch some old Monty Python flicks, The Life of Brian for insight.LOL

LOL: you should enjoy this slap against the religious crusades:
http://www.movie-list.com/trailers.php?id=montypythonandtheholygrail

Hilarious.Smile

Just remember, we have been satarizing politicians, religions, and celebrities for a very long time.  Catholics use to really catch it during the Potato Famine.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 July 2008 at 10:33am
RUSH  DIE
"Al-Quran-The only Straight path to success. Alhamdulillah"
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 July 2008 at 2:29pm
Originally posted by nu001 nu001 wrote:

RUSH  DIE


Now just keep repeating after me: "Islam is a religion of peace.  Islam is a religion of peace. Islam is a religion of peace. Islam is a religion of peace. Islam is a religion of peace. Islam is a religion of peace. Islam is a religion of peace. "

Feel better now???  Has the light turned on yet???Clap
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 July 2008 at 8:38pm
That's his name, not my opinion. Human being are inteligent creature (repeat 10 times, feel better, get more int)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 July 2008 at 6:50am
LOL, yes, I understood the double entendre, and your implication, hence my post.  As to you insult, it is "intelligent." When insulting another's intelligence, it helps if you spell it correctly.Wink


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 July 2008 at 10:26am
Didn't mean to insult though. Sorry if you felt so. I am not so intelligent at all. Just average to earn my bread, by the grace of Allah. Keep smiling.
 
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