Re: Theos-World Problems of Humanity
Jan 12, 2003 10:08 AM
by Suzanne " <email@example.com>
Will you please answer my question below Nick?
A simple "yes" or "no" can say a 1000 words my friend....
But, total evasion of the question (silence) can tell the truth.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Suzanne <gddsssuze@y...>"
> Excuse me here <she sez politely>...
> I think it is a very dangerous thing to cut and paste bits and
> of ones thoughts and pass judgements on the totality of that
> Please, forgive me for assuming you are an American, in the same
> book, AAB also suggests that "the American is intensely critical of
> other people, but often blind to and always resentful of
> Yet there is as much to criticize in America as there is as there
> in any other nation."
> Do you believe this my friend?
> Most sincerely,
> --- In email@example.com, Bart Lidofsky <bartl@s...> wrote:
> > Nick Weeks wrote:
> > >
> > > Here you go Bart, have at it.
> > In the chapter entitled "The Jewish Problem" (where have I heard
> > phrase before?), she starts out,
> > "This problem is so old and so well known that it is difficult to
> > anything about it which will not be in the nature of a platitude,
> > will not indicate a bias of some kind (from the point of view of
> > reader) and that will not arouse in the Jewish reader above all an
> > undesirable reaction."
> > Translation: "I'm about to repeat a bunch of ancient
> slanders, and if
> > Jews don't like it, it proves that I'm right."
> > "The Jews have always constituted a nation within a nation,
> > has been less marked in Great Britain, Holland, France and Italy
> > elsewhere, and therefore, in none of these countries has there
> > strong anti-Semitic feeling."
> > This is the first place where she confuses cause and effect.
> The Jews
> > in those countries assimilated because they were ALLOWED to do so.
> > "In every country and down the ages, the Jew has turned to
> > has worked with money; they  are a strictly commercial and
> > people and have shown little interest in agriculture, except
> > under the Zionist Movement in Palestine."
> > Once again, confusing caused and efffect. The Jews were
> involved in
> > commercial enterprise because those were the only means of making
> > living that were ALLOWED to Jews. It's like strapping a person to
> > chair, and calling him lame.
> > "To their extremely materialistic tendencies"
> > Pardon the Jews for trying to live.
> > "the Jews are, for instance, the product of centuries of tent-
> > and hence the untidy effect they have on any community in which
> > live and which the more organized Westerner (a cave-dweller)
> > recognize. They are also the product of their need, down the
> > to live off the people among whom they wander, to seize the
> > chance to take what they want, to see to it that their children
> > best of everything available, no matter what the cost to others,
> > cling to their own people in the midst of the alien races among
> > they cast their lot, and to preserve inviolate, as far as may be,
> > national religion, their national taboos and the ancient
> > Historically, when Jews have been expelled from a country, the
> > government seized most of their possessions. One of the reasons
> > Jews became jewelers is because they could easily carry their
> > with them if tossed from their place of living. Once again, she
> > cause with effect.
> > "The Ghetto tendency, as one might call it, can be seen spreading
> > everywhere, particularly in the larger cities in the different
> > countries. Down the ages, the Jews for measures of protection and
> > communal happiness tended to herd together and to seek each other
> > and the Gentiles among whom they found themselves fostered this
> > tendency;"
> > Reality: Jews were forced to live in special enclaves called
> > the penalty for leaving without permission from the government was
> > death. Not to mention the annual Easter massacres of Jews.
> > "Because of the aptitude of the Jew to live off other people and
> > within a nation, benefiting by its customs, culture and
> civilization but
> > retaining a separate identity and not  becoming a true part
> > national life, the Jew has ever been subjected to persecution; as
> > race, he is nowhere liked and people are on guard against him and
> > methods."
> > Translation: The Jews deserved to be persecuted because they
> had the
> > bad manners to insist on surviving.
> > "It is a religion of taboos, built up carefully to protect the
> > Jew as he drifted from one community to another;"
> > Except that it was formed largely during a period where the
> Jews were
> > living in a stable agricultural community.
> > "The Gentile today neither remembers nor cares that the Jews were
> > instrumental in having Christ put to death (according to The New
> > Testament);"
> > Except every Easter, during the ritual massacres of Jews
> > Eastern Europe.
> > "He remembers far more acutely Jewish business methods, the fact
> > the Jew, if orthodox, regards Gentile food as impure for him and
> > the Jew considers his citizenship as secondary to his racial
> > obligations."
> > By Jewish Law, the law of the land takes precedence.
> > "He regards the Jew as a follower of an obsolete religion; he
> > intensely dislikes the cruel and jealous Jehovah of the Jews and
> > upon The Old Testament as the history of a cruel and aggressive
> people -
> > apart from the Psalms of David, which all men love."
> > There is no god called "Jehovah" in the Old Testament; it is
> > invention, largely of early Protestants, as is the cruel and
> > characterization.
> > "The solution, however, will be found only when the Jews
> > to find the way out and cease their present policy of demanding
> that the
> > Gentiles and Christians make all the concessions, find the
> > the problem alone, and, unaided by the Jews, bring the evil
> situation to
> > an end."
> > Translation: "How dare the Jews believe they have the right
> to live?"
> > "The Jew needs to recognize his share in bringing about the
> > which hounds him everywhere;"
> > i.e. staying alive...
> > "The undesirable aspects of civilization are present, but the
> > conferred far outweigh these, and the Negro, in spite of his
> natural and
> > understandable antagonism, should recognize them as a debt he
> > the aggressive and acquisitive white nations. Contact with them
> > stimulated his intellectual perception; the white man's way of
> > has lifted the Negroes of Africa out of their primitive state
> > more modern one; education and modern ways of thinking and
> > rapidly fitting the Negroes to take their place in a modern world;
> > science, transportation  and knowledge - brought to them
> > the medium of the white races - are tying them closely into the
> > developing scheme of modern history; the new world with its
> > of living is as much for the Negro as for the white man."
> > Translation: "With work, the Black people will be as almost
> as good as
> > the White people."
> > "The problem facing the white races now in Africa is so to train
> > Negroes that they will be fitted for true self-government."
> > They WERE fitted for self-government. It was at King
> Leopold's cocktail
> > party in Belgium that Africa was chopped up into countries with no
> > regard for the tribal boundaries, creating a situation where
> > were at war with each other found each other cut off from their
> > and shoved together with those with whom they warred. When African
> > countries became largely independent, there was a movement to
> > the old national boundaries; the big money forced it into the
> > artificial, European-drawn boundaries, and we can all see the
> > "The Christian era was ushered in by a mere handful of men, the
> > Apostles, the seventy disciples and the five hundred who
> > message of the Christ. The new era in which Christ will "see of
> > travail of His soul and be satisfied", is being ushered in by the
> > hundreds of thousands of the men of goodwill now active in the
> world and
> > who can become still more active if recognized, reached and
> > Showing her belief that Christianity is the One True Religion
> > "The fact of God, the fact of Christ, the fact of men's spiritual
> > approach to divinity, the fact of the deathlessness of the
> > fact of spiritual opportunity and the fact of man's relation to
> > to his fellowmen - upon these we can take our stand. We should
> >  also the evolutionary presentation of truth and its constant
> > adaptation to the need of humanity at any given period in
> > Confusion of religion with fact.
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