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Holocaust Elective Should Be Full-time Requirement

June 6, 2013

To The Reader’s Forum: The headline, “Chautauqua Lake Group Visits Holocaust Sites,” that appeared in the June 4 Post-Journal was most significant....

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50s4ever

Jun-11-13 4:20 PM

Probably wanted to learn to read. Then they would know they've been lied to about what conduct their religion requires?

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50s4ever

Jun-10-13 2:06 PM

Henry might have missed that class.

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50s4ever

Jun-09-13 6:52 PM

Yeah, all those Klan terror attacks have really gotten out of hand. Seems like every day they kill dozens in Chicago and Detroit. They're so powerful these days. And more invisible than ever!

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50s4ever

Jun-09-13 8:55 AM

Henry Hassan or whatever he is slammed Seadog for gonig b ack 100 years. But told us he studied the politics and power shifts since the end of the Ottoman empire. Anybody want to venture a guess as to when that was?

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50s4ever

Jun-08-13 8:01 PM

Islam spans races and many ethnic groups because failure to submit to Islam in a conquered country meant death. You chose teachings that satisfied your biased thirst for biased knowledge.

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50s4ever

Jun-08-13 7:27 PM

"in much of your talking, thinking is half murdered."-Gibran

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50s4ever

Jun-08-13 7:09 PM

"Oftentimes I have hated in self defense; but if I were stronger I would not have used such a weapon."-Gibran

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50s4ever

Jun-08-13 6:33 PM

What would ignorant people do without that word "bigot"? Guess it beats having a real exchange of thoughts in a world you can't handle.

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50s4ever

Jun-08-13 6:33 PM

What would ignorant people do without that word "bigot"? Guess it beats having a real exchange of thoughts in a world you can't handle.

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50s4ever

Jun-08-13 1:00 PM

Yeah, whatever happened to the good old days when Arabs could slaughter people without any intervention? It just isn't fair to the memory of prophet.

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50s4ever

Jun-08-13 6:46 AM

I say this openly any day someone lies openly like you do. I'm still alive. So much for your bada-- army of zealots.

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50s4ever

Jun-08-13 6:44 AM

The last time I heard such lying drivel was from the blind sheik. All of your facts are fictional. What do you consider "terrorize"? Dressing in stupid costumes and calling people names? Any number of rap stars qualify. You sound like you just stepped out of class in Havana.

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HenryH

Jun-08-13 4:14 AM

Heartbreaking there is such ignorance and bigotry as exemplified by Seadog and 50s4ever. It goes to show that logic and critical review will never win over narrow-mindedness and hatred. The fact that KKK was/is a group that has terrorized millions and wraps itself in a Christian ideology is dismissed by Seadog. I just hope that outside the veil of anonymity this comment board provides, you do not profess such hatred and ignorance within our community.

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50s4ever

Jun-07-13 6:57 PM

Thee KKK, and whatever others you dreamed up equals the violence of a half dozen jihadi adolescents.

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HenryH

Jun-07-13 5:16 PM

ironyoozesfromyouryap great analogy.

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HenryH

Jun-07-13 5:15 PM

L.J. Peters said it best, "Against logic there is no armor like ignorance." You realise there is 1 billion Muslims and if it were such a violent religion, we'd have constant war instead of terrorism.

Seadog, are you that ignorant that you will choose a 100 year mark? I give you the KKK and its off shoots of Christian Militia groups. Norway in 2010 or '11 had a notable incident of Christian terrorism. India there is the MNCA which has done exactly as you said only Muslims have done. That was 5 years ago. Do they not count because they are Indian? In your bigoted perception do you mean "white" Christians? I can go on. I'll just let you think more on the idea that it is a religion issue. Let's hope reality knocks your perceptions loose.

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50s4ever

Jun-07-13 4:05 PM

That "H" does stand for Hussein! Obviously the bigot has been radicalized and is taking the same studies the bombers have taken. I hope he's on a watch list. He's on mine. I couldn't care less what any book says....i can see with my own eyes where the hate, bigotry, intolerance, and murder is all over the world.

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ironyoozesfromyouryap

Jun-07-13 3:16 PM

All of you need to take courses on interpretation of religious texts. It'd be like me picking up a book on the American Revolution and using it to justify going to England and killing people in downtown London.

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HenryH

Jun-07-13 2:43 PM

I was working in the ME region in '10/'11. I did my grad work at CMU. Your narrow-mindedness about religion and politics is shocking. Sad really. Lone.. You do realize that you are talking about 27 nations and that Islam spans numerous races. You talk about them as if they are Jews. Have you read the Bible, there are just as many verses telling you to kill. Just start with Leviticus Chapter 20 and if you are alive by the end, I'd be amazed let alone passing judgement on the rest of the world. Oh, SeaDog, have you seen what we have done in Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, etc. We kill everyday but we don't report it. Your ignorant support and clear bigotry is an example of our failure as a nation. You love seem to hate and you are not honest about it. By the way, have you ever been to a mosque, read the Quran or have a Muslim friend?

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HenryH

Jun-07-13 1:22 PM

You funny ignorant people. The number of Christians which have killed and used terrorism in the same manner is far greater than Muslims. Case in point, Hitler and of course the Catholic Church (Spanish Inquisition, the Crusades, etc). So, stop watching your Fox News and go to the West Bank. Stand in Bethlehem and tell me it is a religious issue. After that, if you have the guts, visit Yemen and East Africa and meet with people who live in fear of being killed by robots. You sit here in Jamestown so smugly buying into all the propaganda. Fact is "terrorists" (choose most any group) are fighting a low cost war against our hegemony.

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FedUpL8ly

Jun-07-13 12:35 PM

I think HenryH got the 20m figure from total WWII Russian fatalities. Nobody knows for certain but it was estimated that between 17 and 23 million Russians died during WWII.

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50s4ever

Jun-07-13 9:37 AM

Ignorant zealot? Coming from H.Hussein? Right. Peace be unto you too.

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50s4ever

Jun-07-13 9:12 AM

nonfiction-When the Ottoman empikre embraced N. Africa, and the Mediterranean, I don't suppose that was anything similar to what you just stated? It is correct of course, that after the wars boundaries were not sensibly drawn, but when did the middle East do anything sensible?

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nonfiction

Jun-07-13 7:51 AM

The class focused on how Middle Eastern countries where drawn up. How it clumped different ethnic and religious groups into the same country which as we seen leads to chaos. No one has ever excused an act of terror, what this class showed was why they dislike America and how American and other Western Nations have given them the fuel for terrorist propaganda. At no time in the class did the prof. try to justify the terrorist acts, he just pointed out, that they don't hate America and the West because we're free, it is much beyond that.

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HenryH

Jun-07-13 5:14 AM

It is great the Author is praising a good teacher. As Nonfiction highlights, the Genocide of WWII against the Jews is but one of many. You have Stalin's extermination of 20m people. You have the Trail of Tears as settlers killed Native Americans, you have numerous in Africa. Humans kill each other for a myriad of reasons.

However, ignorance such as exhibited by Loneriderrr1 above is awful. Terrorism is not a religious issue. It is about oppression and political ideals. Don't be an ignorant zealot.

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