OT: Re: Space Shuttle Disaster

From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Sun Feb 2 20:42:00 2003

On Sun, 2 Feb 2003, Al Hartman wrote:

> What bugs me about it, beyond the obvious... Is that Islamic Extremests
> will take this disaster and interpret it to mean that God has spoken
> against the U.S. and Israel, and that this disaster is an omen.

One (anyone, especially religious folk) cannot ignore the stark symbolism
surrounding the whole event.

> Let's wait and see, but I'm sure many in that crowd were jumping with
> glee over this, and taking this as a sign that "Allah" was on their
> side.

It is what it is. I didn't hear any news of anyone "jumping with glee"
over it. I'm certainly not jumping with glee over it, but then, I'm not
an extremist either.

> A sad interpretation of a Sadder event.

You brought it up :\

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Received on Sun Feb 02 2003 - 20:42:00 GMT

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