Saturday, July 6, 2013

Something worth reading

A Converse of Wisdom

A Skeptic said “What if you are wrong?”
I said “What if I am right?”
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An Atheist said “How is there a Creator?”
I said “How is there a Creation?”
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A Christian said “Love God and worship Jesus”
I said “Love Jesus and worship God”
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A Jew said “God will be true to his covenant with us”
I said “But have you been true to your covenant with God?”
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A Buddhist said “The purpose of life is to discover Enlightenment”
I said “Enlightenment means to discover the purpose of life”
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A Polytheist said “I worship many gods that hear and intercede for me with the almighty God”
I said “I worship one God that’s almighty enough to hear me without an intercessor”
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A Secularist said “Wars and killing for religious reasons are bad”
I said “Wars and killing for materialistic reasons are evil”
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An Evolutionist said “The universe created life by itself, without needing God”
I said “Did the universe create itself without needing God?”
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A Democrat said “The majority must rule”
I said “But what will rule the majority?”
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A Nationalist said “The Nation comes first, before God”
I said “God was first, before the Nation”
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A Conservative (Republican) said “Why don’t Muslims assimilate into our culture?”
I said “Because your culture demands assimilation”
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A Patriot said “I support my country, right or wrong”
I said “A country has no right to be supported in wrong”
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A Liberal said “What vanity prevents you from adopting Liberal values?”
I said “What Liberal value isn’t based on vanity?”
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A Zionist said “Palestinians impose their demands for justice onto others”
I said “Zionists impose their religious demands onto Palestinians”
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A Neo-Conservative said “I believe we are the superior Civilization”
I said “That’s what makes you an inferior Civilisation”
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An American politician said “We resist against those who use terrorism and violence”
I said “You use violence to terrorise those who resist”
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A French Politician said “We have banned wearing the Niqab to free women”
I said “You have banned womens’ freedom to wear the Niqab”
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An Islamophobe said “I hate Islam, and fear for my safety from Muslims”
I said “I fear for the safety of Muslims, from those who hate Islam”
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A Pacifist said “The just way is to be peaceful”
I said “To be peaceful to the unjust, is injustice to the peaceful”
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A Pragmatist said “Always choose the lesser of two evils”
I said “Then your choices will always be evil”
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An Ascetic said “Leave worldly affairs, and seek God”
I said “Seek God in your worldly affairs”
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A Conspiracy Theorist said “I believe that ‘They’ control the World”
I said “That belief controls your world”
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A ‘Moderate Muslim’ said “Ideally, you should embrace compromise”
I said “You should embrace an uncompromisable Ideal”

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