Sunday, September 18, 2011

An excellent example of how things work out well for Muslims in Christian-founded countries.

This is a story about a public school board allowing Muslim prayers in school facilities.  It is about the school board saying it will do all it can to accommodate its students' religious requirements.   They agree to listen to opposition but admit they will not change their minds, especially as they say the 'costs' are covered by the Muslim community.

In the article you will read about the facts of the case.  But as always, we try to distinguish between facts and truth.  The truth has to do with the purpose and significance of the story.

As I see it, here are some of the implications and other interesting aspects of this situation that you won't be reading or hearing about:

1.  Christian groups (and I bet Jewish groups) have had and would continue to have a much more difficult time getting permission to use school facilities, especially where some accommodations would be required from school staff, etc.

2.  The Muslims are working within the laws of the land.  In this case, the school's religious accommodations policy and more.

3.  The authorities are standing (or hiding) behind the laws of the land and/or their own policy.  They have no intention of changing their minds.

4.  By sheer population growth numbers themselves, the Muslims' uncoordinated efforts across the city, the province, the country will ultimately change the face of Canada.

Perhaps it is time for Christian groups (and Jewsish ones) to start asking for a) similar devotion from their followers and b) requests for facilities from their school boards to carry on their religious activities.

Also, recently I blogged about anti-Christian groups lobbying PayPal to investigate ministries among their client that are anti-homosexuality practices.

It just hit me that many Islamic websites asking for money and using PayPal are by their very nature, against homosexuals and their treatment of same around the world indicates this very clearly -- yet they weren't the object of the investigations or the allegations.   Many will miss this distinction.

Now back to the schools.  Here's the story for your own consumption and serious thought.   Your world and mine is changing daily.  Do you know it?

Tempers flare over prayer in schools - Toronto - CBC News

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1 comment:

  1. By the way, I'm sure that many Islamic organizations and their sites use PayPal to raise funds. By virtue of being Islamic, they are by nature, against homosexuals and homosexuality. There is known evidence of this even within the liberal media when they report of how Islamic countries treat homosexuals. But none of the organizations being investigated are Islamic. How is that fair? I know, it isn't.

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