What are all these people referring to?
It Has Nothing of Value
Compiled by Michael Copeland
Originally published 11 July 2017 at LibertyGB
It has nothing of value to bring.
— Pat Condell, YouTube commentator
It makes life barren and empty. It encourages a savage pride and cruelty. It makes men tyrants or slaves, women puppets…
— James Freeman Clarke (1810-1888) [top picture], American theologian
…a state of permanent hostility…
— Karl Marx
…it is the principal cause of decadence so visible in [their] world today…
— Alexis de Tocqueville
…morally rancid ideology… that brings nothing good whatsoever.
— Fahrenheit211 (website)
…it has violated all ten of the Ten Commandments.
— Nonie Darwish
[It] will never become a part of liberal secularism.
— Mazin Abdul Adhim, imam in Canada
…totally incompatible with Western democracy.
— Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), Canada
It is an Arab war pitting an ideology of slavery, violence and submission against an ideology of freedom, humanity, civility and respect for life.
— Dov Berrol (commenter, Jihad Watch)
[It]… never brings wealth anywhere it comes.
— ‘Mike’ (commenter, Jihad Watch)
…building a future where the living envy the dead.
— ‘the thought offender’ (commenter, Gates of Vienna)
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