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  1. Real World

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    This is really messed up.

    Teachers drop the Holocaust to avoid offending Muslims

    By LAURA CLARK - More by this author »

    Last updated at 11:58am on 2nd April 2007

    Schools are dropping the Holocaust from history lessons to avoid offending Muslim pupils, a Governmentbacked study has revealed.

    It found some teachers are reluctant to cover the atrocity for fear of upsetting students whose beliefs include Holocaust denial.

    There is also resistance to tackling the 11th century Crusades - where Christians fought Muslim armies for control of Jerusalem - because lessons often contradict what is taught in local mosques.

    The findings have prompted claims that some schools are using history 'as a vehicle for promoting political correctness'.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=445979&in_page_id=1770
     
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    Patters have you seen this..? This is fantastic news..!!
     
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    Wonder what the Hollywood Jewish people think about this, all their Bush Hating and Anti Americanism is working :singing:

    Hey all you ACLU lawyers, you better change your names to "Smith" if you don't the Muslim kids will be using your heads for soccer balls when the "takeover" takes place.

    Praise Allah God Is Great Death To America "Thank You Striesand, Thank You Jon Stewart, Thank You ACLU Pony Tail Lawyers" God Is Truly Great.
     
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    Yes, I'm sure you'd think so. After all, you admire a Pope who was a Nazi, so why would you want to tell people about Nazi atrocities. Most holocaust deniers are religious radicals (typically Muslims) or right-wing extremists. I know you're not Muslim ....
     
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    When have I ever indicated any admiration for the current Pope...?
    Well I am not Muslim... and, unlike you, I don't quote the Institute for Holocaust Denying... But I don't see any correlation between the right wing and holocaust denying....

    BTW, whatever happened to that little warning you sent me in private messages a couple weeks ago...? Too gutless to go ahead and follow through on your own empty threat...?
     
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    Houston, the Brits have a problem. This is certainly disgusting news, from the standpoint of a Jewish person, also called a Jew (it's okay. Just don't use it as a verb; oddly enough, "Hollywood Jewish persons," evidently intended to be less offensive than "Hollywood Jews," utterly misses the point, Harry -- but I think you know that. You're still funny, in a doomed-to-extinction, paleolithic way, though.)

    I'd be extremely interested to see anything similar being taught in American schools, simply because I'm an American, and can influence American schools through my own action, whereas the British schools are the Brits' problem. (Although I am certain my cousins - yes, literal cousins - are on this like white on rice.)

    Thanks for the dispatch from over the pond. Unbelievable.

    PFnV
     
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    Well, that's a positive sign.

    But you just said you were happy they're not teaching about the Holocaust in Britain. In fact you called it "fantastic news."

    Give me a break. In case you never realized it, in the anonymous world of the internet, it takes no guts to be insulting like you are or to ban someone. I have not acted on that warning because I think you've been making an effort to be more respectful.
     
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    Yeah, it's called sarcasm. Anyone that's been in this NG for a while knows that I am probably the fiercest pro-Israel supporter here so I think my reputation on that arena is quite secure. They haven't been in the news much lately, but feel free to research my posts from the recent action in Lebanon.
    Bullsh*t. You just don't want your own actions to come under scrutiny either. And I don't blame you... your conduct is quite unbecoming a moderator.
     
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    That's what you're calling it now. You were obviously happy they stopped teaching about the Holocaust.

    Well, as far as I'm concerned you were happy they're not teaching about the Holocaust in Britain. In fact you called it "fantastic news." Why you thought I agreed with you, I have no idea. You can certainly find nothing at all to show that I agree with you on that point. (Of course, you'll point to link I provided about Japan, but that link had nothing whatsoever to do with the Holocaust.)

    QuiGon, grow up. You take this all way to seriously. This is frickin' political forum on a football site.
     
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    This is just like that news story about Taiwan, under Japanese influence, dropping any mention of the Rape of Nanking from its school textbooks.
     
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    Or slightly more disgusting than that governor who destroyed pages in science textbooks where they discussed evolution, to satisfy creationists (although, to be fair, he did count himself among their number.)

    PFnV
     
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    You say it's OK to say "Jew" instead of "Jewish" NOT FOR A NEO CON IT ISN'T, I've got in trouble with the Politically Correct Phony's for saying I have "Black Car", the liberal knee jerkers just look for little things like that from the Neo Cons especially a Neo Con like me that used to be a Democrat.

    The Hollywood Jewish people, the ACLU Jewish lawyers, the Jewish big shots in the liberal media, the Jewish liberal democrats and Bill Maher are playing a very big role in HELPING and AIDING the Muslims in their QUEST to destroy the Hated Bush.

    Bush and America are at war with and are killing Muslim Terrorists and many of the Liberal Far Left Wing Progressive Socialist Jewish People in America are helping the very Enemy that wants everyone of them DEAD, they are helping their own enemy.

    This "Holocaust Thing" is just the beginning, America is the only country in the world that always stands beside Israel, America is the country that always backs and protects it's Jewish citizens and now many of the Far Left Liberal Socialist Jewish Democrats (Streisand Gang) are turning on the man and the country that are at war with their enemy, the enemy that would love to cut all of their heads off.

    Why are so many of America's Jewish People against the "war on terror" America is at war with the enemy that wants them wiped off the face of the earth, it is Hitler all over again, the (Strieesand Types) are helping the Jewish People's enemy :confused: :confused: :confused:
     
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    Harry, why is it so hard for you to understand that we all share the same goal--namely stopping radical Muslims--but disagree on the method? People do not oppose the war because they like Osama bin Laden or because we want to see Israel destroyed; the war is opposed because it is counterproductive. Thanks to our taking out Saddam, Israel has to contend with a far more powerful Iran than was the case when Saddam kept Iran in check. Thanks to the war, the whole region is riled up and turning more and more against the United States. The war is not making the world safer. It's cost thousands of American lives, tens of thousands of Iraqi civilian lives, and has actually made the terrorists more legitimate in the eyes of many. No one wants to quit the War on Terrorism; we just want to see that war fought in a different and more effective way.
     
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    You don't fight Muslim Terrorists in a "more effective way" what you do is Kill The Bastards before they kill you.

    While your fighting them in a more "feel good effective way" they will be bringing ten year old kids into America, strapping bombs on them and blowing you to kingdom come.

    We are in a war that is going to last long after you and I are gone, the Progressive Liberal Far Left Jewish American is helping the enemy that will eventually KILL THEM.

    The greatest weapon and the greatest friend the Muslim Terrorist now has in this war is The American Far Left Bush Hating Progressives and most all of the Sore Losing democrats, Pelosi is their General.

    We are destroying ourselves from within, just as Kruschev said we would.

    WE ARE AT WAR IF WE SURRENDER THE ENEMY WILL FOLLOW US HOME AND CONTINUE THE WAR RIGHT HERE IN AMERICA, WE MAY QUIT BUT THEY WON'T.
     
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    I know that's what you believe, but as I've said before, I don't think we can wipe out terrorists anymore than we can wipe out murderers. After 3 years of war, do you see any evidence that the world is running out of terrorists.

    I think that risk exists in any scenario, though right now they'd prefer to kill Americans in Iraq than here. It's easier for them.

    On the other hand, the Reactionary Conservative Far Right Fundamentalist Christian American is also helping the enemy. Iran must love the fact that Iraq is not longer a threat.
     
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    #12 Jersey

    You are equating creationists that dismiss evolution to the denial of the holicaust? Actually, you're not equating the two you're saying the creationists censoring the discussion of evolution is worse. I can't agree.
     
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    Potato, pot-ah-to. Ripping up science textbooks because they present evolution is akin to denying the holocaust. They're not identical actions, and you could make arguments for how one is worse than the other, but we're really talking two things that are more similar than they are different.
     
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    #12 Jersey

    I understand that. What I find curious though is why the a denial of the holicaust has to be an occasion to bring up evolution. Could it be, and I'm asking here, that rather than risk showing some hint of supporting Israel, some people would rather deflect the topic over to something else. The discussion is about the teachers that I think, let the political correctness thing go to far.
     
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    Anyone with half a brain that has been in this NG for more than a week knows it was sarcasm. Sorry Patters but you're just not fooling anyone except yourself.

    Because you're a Holocaust denying lowlife scumbag, that's why I knew you would agree with my sarcastic point.

    Yeah... sorry if I take the slaughter of millions and millions of Jews seriously... I guess I am way out of line...

    So when shall I expect you to tattle on me like a 2nd grader...?
     
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    I didn't get the impression that PatsFanInVA was trivializing what these teachers were doing. His first post in this thread was very clear about that. But he is pointing out how crazy stuff sometimes happens in an academic setting whether it involves conservatives or liberals. No need for you to get defensive about evolution, it was just an example of crazyness and not something actually related to evolution.
     

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