Jump to content
baqar

All quiet on the Western front!

Rate this topic

Recommended Posts

It seems Jews, Christians and Muslims are finally at peace with one another.

Congratulations to SC management and members for achieving this extraordinary goal.

But Jews and Muslims need not worry anyway.

It appears the next war will be between two Christian countries - North Korea and what's the other one.

Ah yes!

I think they call themselves "God's own country.".   

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

When did North Korea become a Christian nation???? No matter the religion I do not see a war coming. 

But if you think that Americans that say USA is Gods own country are stupid, I totally agree with you.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 8/16/2017 at 0:50 AM, baqar said:

appears the next war will be between two Christian countries - North Korea and what's the other one.

United States don't need North Korea to have a war. We're working on starting one all by ourselves. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 hours ago, notme said:

We're working on starting one all by ourselves. 

Indeed true

3 hours ago, andres said:

When did North Korea become a Christian nation?

You are right.

The whole of Korea used to be mostly Christian and also Buddhist.

But 60 years of communism has destroyed religion in the North. 

South Korea,however, continues to be Christian and Buddhist. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Wikipedia:

"Statistics from censuses show that the proportion of the South Korean population self-identifying as Buddhist has grown from 2.6% in 1962 to 22.8% in 2005,[2] while the proportion of Christians has grown from 5% in 1962 to 29.2% in 2005.[2] However, both religions have shown a decline between the years 2005 and 2015, with Buddhism sharply declining in influence to 15.5% of the population, and a less significant decline of Christianity to 27.6%"

Edited by andres

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The next war may be in one Christian country. Not on account of the new leader, as it's been brewing for decades. 

Right now Canada is filling up with "asylum seekers" looking for refugee status. Canada could soon be filling up with American refugees. I'd rather have the Syrians. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 8/29/2017 at 11:25 AM, Son of Placid said:

The next war may be in one Christian country..

Next war?

I think we have never been out of war.

Can you recall a single day in your life when there was no war somewhere on the globe?

The human species is inherently not a peaceful one.

You see, political leaders live in secure homes and they are not the ones who suffer..

Why should they care for those who are affected by war?

Very sad, really. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I didn't mean all other wars would stop. Just referring to the upheaval in the US. It's hard to know who would be on which side, or if they'd all start their own little armies. Political leaders would be some of the targets. I'm already surprised Trump has lived so long. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now


  • Recent Posts on ShiaChat!

    • First of all, this entitlement mentality is not going to help you. I am entitled to an explanation. Second, No one owes you and explanation. Its your life, you figure it out. You and I have the same capabilities, by saying prove it to me, You are inherently acknowledging your inferiority/limits. That alone is sufficient for you to stop and reflect. We can point you to stuff, but its you who will make the final decision.  You have limits, you did not create yourself or whats around you, so something/someone did. Since you are a creation, as everything around you and you yourself(physical systems are guided), you must receive guidance. Find that guidance... ذَٰلِكَ الْكِتَابُ لَا رَيْبَ ۛ فِيهِ ۛ هُدًى لِلْمُتَّقِينَ {2} [Shakir 2:2] This Book, there is no doubt in it, is a guide to those who guard (against evil).
      [Pickthal 2:2] This is the Scripture whereof there is no doubt, a guidance unto those who ward off (evil).
      [Yusufali 2:2] This is the Book; in it is guidance sure, without doubt, to those who fear Allah;
    • In Kitab al Tawheed by Sheik Saduq (ra) about the first chapter: The Messenger of Allah (saws) said: "Whoever dies without ascribing a partner to Allah, will enter Heaven regardless of weather he has done good or evil." * * In Bukhari, The Prophet Muhammad (saws) said: "People must suffer the burning of Hell-Fire as a punishment for the sins they committed. Afterwards Allah will admit them to Paradise with His Grace and Mercy. So they will be called al-Jahanamiyyun." ---- This is also from Imam Ali (as) who said: The Prince of Believers, 'Ali, on whom be peace, was asked: Describe death to us. He said: You have, indeed, accidentally come to one who is well informed! It (death) brings to the person dying one of three things - either tidings of perpetual bliss, or of everlasting misery, or fear and dread, or an uncertainty (amrun mubhamun), if he (the dying person) does not know to which section he belongs. Now as for our friend and the follower of our command, he will be the recipient of the good tidings of perpetual bliss; and as for our enemy and one who opposed our claim, he will be given tidings of eternal misery: but one whose affair is doubtful, that is one who does not know his own mind, he is a believer who is prodigal regarding his own affairs (al-mu'amin al-musrif 'ala nafsihi), not knowing what his condition will be. Good comes to him after doubt and dread. Then Allah will never mingle him with our enemies, but will take him out of the Fire by our intercession. So act (righteously) and obey (Allah) and do not rely solely upon yourselves, and do not belittle the punishment of Allah. For verily, he, who does not obtain our intercession except after 300,000 years of Allah's chastisement, is to be counted amongst the wasteful (musrifin) ---- Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq (as) said: "Verily, Allah سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى, has given the Believers a gurantee." I asked, "What is it?" He replied: "If a Believer professes his faith in Allah's Divinity, Muhammad's Prophethood, and 'Ali's Imamate, and carries out his duties, He guarantees him eternal life in His Presence [jiwar],  I said: "By Allah! This is a blessing with which none of the blessings bestowed upon the sons of Adan can compare." Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq (as) replied, "They have done little but they have enjoyed much."
    • Brother, Have you tried to verify the hadiths with the verses of quran by some research? or  Do you like to reject he authentic hadith like hadith rejecter? The verification of the hadith of the prophet saaw in the light of verses of quran through the research has already been conducted as mentioned in the thread the  link is given below: This efficiently provides  the evidences for confirmation of the fact that the verse of purification covers the prophet saww his daughter, and 12 Imams. ie 14 persons. The saved sect 1 out of 73 as per hadith of the prophet saaw follows his purified progeny. wasalam
    • Yeah man, I'm offended by such ridiculous words of Yasir Qadhi. I finally got an answer as to, why he doesn't believe in Imamah etc
    • As I said I do not believe in this mentality. I said it's an invaluable job. Of course I do support women who participate in society and and work with Hijab. It's self esteem and a good picture of Islam. Somebody said that men use their money(I don't believe in their money. It's our money) on their own whims. I do not believe this. A good man buys everything that his wife needs within Islamic rules and his budget. Why not doing that really? Of course forcing on something like buying stuff is childish behaviour. I feel there's a deviation from the main topic. Differences between eastern and western marriage is my point. Working was just an example.
×