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 gingerosity
Joined: 12/10/2011
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Don't quote me on this, and maybe it's just religious propaganda BUT...aren't religions, such as Islam, actually seeing a SURGE in popularity/new converts???

Not that I'm aware of. Do you have data more recent than 2010? That is the most recent I can find.

In the century until 2010 it is Atheism and Agnosticism that grew the most, by far.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claims_to_be_the_fastest_growing_religion#Historical_growth

Globally, Islam is perhaps growing fastest right at the moment, but even it is actually slowing as birth control becomes more widely adopted.

"From 1990 to 2010, the global Muslim population increased at an average annual rate of 2.2%, compared with the projected rate of 1.5% for the period from 2010 to 2030."

http://www.pewforum.org/2011/01/27/the-future-of-the-global-muslim-population/

See the second graph in the above link. 'Not-muslim' is decelerating at roughly the same rate as 'muslim' is, it's just that 'muslim' had a higher starting point. It certainly doesn't support the idea of a SURGE in Islam's popularity/new converts.

The conversions rates are thought to only be approximately sufficient to replace apostates.

"Statistical data on conversion to and from Islam are scarce. What little information is available suggests that there is no substantial net gain or loss in the number of Muslims through conversion globally; the number of people who become Muslims through conversion seems roughly equal to the number of Muslims who leave the faith. As a result, this report does not include any estimated future rate of conversions as a direct factor in the projections of Muslim population growth."

http://www.pewforum.org/2011/01/27/future-of-the-global-muslim-population-related-factors/#conversion
 Dee4166
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Posted: 9/21/2014 11:37:00 AM
@ginger...
thanks for the links...am going to check those out....
 Despickabill
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Posted: 9/21/2014 6:02:02 PM
Instead of looking into the eyes of the wolf ,look into its soul. People only see what they think their looking at.
 Moon_Rocket
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Posted: 10/11/2014 2:27:47 AM

But if we look at observation in nature we'll find in smash repairs industry many clients are repeat clients. Many of the same drivers have repeated collisions under a variety of conditions.


Um, could you tell me the relation of an observation in nature, in relation to the smash repair industry?

Also, what research has given the figures for your statement that many clients in the smash repair industry are repeat clients? Some might be, but many clients?
 Baffalobill
Joined: 6/18/2014
Msg: 25
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Posted: 1/23/2015 2:54:27 AM
Think about it for a minute ....In todays world people are murdering other people over some stupid cartoons all about a bunch of Prehistoric Fairytales / Nightmares !!!!

The World really has gone mad ...

December 2014 in Sydney's CBD a man takes 17 hostages and murders 2 and himself in a siege ..This same man yrs. earlier was responsible for sending out hate mail to families of deceased servicemen / women serving in Iraq and Afghanistan..
Now Authorities learn Man Haron Monis was also part of the extreme Hizb ut-Tahrir ...He had previously been granted refugee status in Australia...

Go figure .....????


Now tonight we have a extreme Muslim group Hizb ut-Tahrir who have been banned in pretty much all other Western countries holding a rally at Lakemba Sydney. Subjects include...How to deal with those Insulting the Prophet , Having a Muslim Military Force, and Installing Sharia Law in the West....

Were is the Australian Federal Government and Opposition party in all of this ????
 Baffalobill
Joined: 6/18/2014
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Posted: 2/14/2015 9:34:48 PM
More Attacks in Denmark ...!!!!
When is this Religious , Inbred , Psychotic , Shit going to end ???
 Aradia96
Joined: 10/25/2014
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Posted: 2/15/2015 9:56:13 AM
Oh god, I know, it's so ridiculous.

I'm completely non-religious

I really don't understand how people can believe in this stuff then even more, use it as an excuse to kill and harm others.

Peaceful religions I have no issue with but obviously the Muslim religion is not peaceful, maybe they should ban it or something. At-least not let more of them in the country :S
They should definitely ban the extremist non-peaceful groups.
 gingerosity
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Posted: 2/15/2015 1:22:07 PM

obviously the Muslim religion is not peaceful, maybe they should ban it or something. At-least not let more of them in the country

Woah, careful with the banning there... that would be infinitely more dangerous than the odd religious lunatic. Freedom of religion is one of our basic human rights; rights which were bought with the blood of millions. We discard them at our peril.

It is only possible to defeat extremism through education.
 Baffalobill
Joined: 6/18/2014
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Posted: 2/17/2015 10:26:57 PM
It is only possible to defeat extremism through education.

Curious !!!
So what sort of Education System would you propose to over come this problem??

How would you implement it ???

And from who's point of view ?? The Infidels or the Extremists ?

Especially when many of these Religious Fanatics are Home-grown, Were moderate in the beginning ,didn't have to leave the country to become extremists, There Education System is based right in front of there eyes.. From the minute they start there day !!!
Some of these hard line teachings are either from the local Mosques, or the Net... Lets face it... We can't ban the Net !!!!

And do they really want to be Educated any other way ?
 Baffalobill
Joined: 6/18/2014
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Posted: 2/17/2015 11:17:40 PM
These Religious Extremists will not even stand for a female Judge in the Court System. based on Religious beliefs ???
They know the rules of the Courts..

The Education Factor I doubt will work.. Because there Faith over rules it...
 Baffalobill
Joined: 6/18/2014
Msg: 31
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Posted: 5/27/2015 2:26:02 AM
Khaled Sharrouf..... ISIS.......Let hope his wife and children and others are not welcome back to Australia ... Ha !!!! They feel a little unsafe ???? Please....

Like Australia has not had enough to deal with.....!!

Man Haron Monis who was on bail following the murder of ex-wife several counts of rape and sending out disgusting letters to family members of deceased National Army Service men and women...

In Melbourne a teenage shot dead by police in Australia after attacking officers ...He was alleged to have displayed a flag linked to the extremist group ISIL in a shopping centre and to have been a terror suspect.


My only fear is ....These Lawyers the Labour/Greens and Civil Libertarian Traitors will probably be waiting at the gates....for Khaled Sharroufs family !!!!!!!!
 Baffalobill
Joined: 6/18/2014
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Posted: 5/27/2015 3:08:49 AM
Khaled Sharrouf..... ISIS.......Let hope his wife and children and others are not welcome back to Australia ... Ha !!!! They feel a little unsafe ???? Please....

Like Australia has not had enough to deal with.....!!

Man Haron Monis who was on bail following the murder of ex-wife several counts of rape and sending out disgusting letters to family members of deceased National Army Service men and women...

In Melbourne a teenage shot dead by police in Australia after attacking officers ...He was alleged to have displayed a flag linked to the extremist group ISIL in a shopping centre and to have been a terror suspect.


My only fear is ....These Lawyers the Labour/Greens and Civil Libertarian Traitors will probably be waiting at the gates....for Khaled Sharroufs family !!!!!!!!
 Baffalobill
Joined: 6/18/2014
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Posted: 6/26/2015 4:33:53 PM
Here we go again !!!!
What's wrong with this Religious Scum ....??????

Tourists gunned down in Tunisia.

A innocent bystander was pulled aside and beheaded.. The victim was found with Arabic inscriptions scrawled on him and Islamic flags were also found on the site at the small town of Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, some 40 kilometres from Lyon.
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