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Post by Danieltwotwenty » Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:02 pm

He will be sadly missed. y[-o<
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Post by Philip » Thu Dec 05, 2013 8:21 pm

Nelson Mandela was no "saint" - and so let's not try to romanticize him into one. But he was extraordinary in so many ways. Growing up under Apartheid, we just can't imagine the world he originally inhabited. And as one long jailed and amazingly thrust into power, it is amazing that he didn't seek revenge and vindictiveness. He urged healing. In the hands of one less wise, the immediate post-Apartheid South Africa could well have exploded into a dark spiral of mindless violence. He was the difference. He was a true leader. And, true or not, he professed to be a Christian.

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Post by neo-x » Thu Dec 05, 2013 10:46 pm

Nelson Mandela was no "saint"
Actually I don't think anyone can fit the true meaning of the word.
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Post by Danieltwotwenty » Fri Dec 06, 2013 12:29 am

neo-x wrote:
Nelson Mandela was no "saint"
Actually I don't think anyone can fit the true meaning of the word.
I agree Neo, people always want to jump up and down about the bad stuff. I prefer to look at all the good things they did and Nelson definitely did loads of good things.
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Post by neo-x » Fri Dec 06, 2013 12:33 am

Danieltwotwenty wrote:
neo-x wrote:
Nelson Mandela was no "saint"
Actually I don't think anyone can fit the true meaning of the word.
I agree Neo, people always want to jump up and down about the bad stuff. I prefer to look at all the good things they did and Nelson definitely did loads of good things.
Yes very true, just the other day, reading about Lewis' "dark side" I thought, man we are all sinners and we all need grace. Amen to that.
It would be a blessing if they missed the cairns and got lost on the way back. Or if
the Thing on the ice got them tonight.

I could only turn and stare in horror at the chief surgeon.
Death by starvation is a terrible thing, Goodsir, continued Stanley.
And with that we went below to the flame-flickering Darkness of the lower deck
and to a cold almost the equal of the Dante-esque Ninth Circle Arctic Night
without.


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Post by Kurieuo » Sun Dec 08, 2013 4:30 am

Danieltwotwenty wrote:He will be sadly missed. y[-o<
I've heard conflicting reports about Mandella that are disturbing and would muddy his name.

I'd need to really investigate further, but really, I don't know that much about the guy accept that a whole lot of people praise him for standing up again anti-segregation in SA.
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Post by Kurieuo » Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:34 am

Song about killing white South Africans with Mandela raised fist:


“There is nothing sacred or inherently superior about non-violent methods of struggle.” —Nelson Mandela
http://americanvision.org/9813/missiona ... l-mandela/
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Post by Kurieuo » Mon Dec 09, 2013 6:14 am

Sky News report about the murdering of white South African farmers:


Also check out: Genocide Watch has some particularly scary stories: Other links: Did come across this video where a white guy mocks any issue, although many in the comments think him foolish: What to believe huh?
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Post by RickD » Mon Dec 09, 2013 12:50 pm

Eye opening videos K!
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Post by PaulSacramento » Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:03 pm

If you look deep enough you will find something dark about everyone, even a saint and Mandela was no saint.
No one is perfect and no one is good, just as Christ said.

St.Paul anyone?

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Post by RickD » Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:12 pm

PaulSacramento wrote:If you look deep enough you will find something dark about everyone, even a saint and Mandela was no saint.
No one is perfect and no one is good, just as Christ said.

St.Paul anyone?
Paul,

I don't think anyone is disagreeing with that. The problem is that Mandela is being put on a pedestal.
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Post by Danieltwotwenty » Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:25 pm

RickD wrote:
PaulSacramento wrote:If you look deep enough you will find something dark about everyone, even a saint and Mandela was no saint.
No one is perfect and no one is good, just as Christ said.

St.Paul anyone?
Paul,

I don't think anyone is disagreeing with that. The problem is that Mandela is being put on a pedestal.
I don't think so, I knew his past but I still respect him for what he has done in the same way I respect Paul, Moses, Peter etc... etc...

I think people just want to celebrate the good he has done for this world and forgive him for the bad, remember forgive is to forget.
1Tim1:15-17
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