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345 reported dead in Hajj stampede.

Old Jan 12th 2006, 3:15 pm
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Default 345 reported dead in Hajj stampede.

It never ceases to amaze me what people will go through for their religion and beliefs:

http://www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/meast/...ede/index.html
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Old Jan 12th 2006, 3:18 pm
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Originally Posted by CarlM
It never ceases to amaze me what people will go through for their religion and beliefs:

http://www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/meast/...ede/index.html
Your comments makes the pilgrims sound as if they wanted to die...
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Old Jan 12th 2006, 3:24 pm
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Originally Posted by Celsius
Your comments makes the pilgrims sound as if they wanted to die...
If youre that way inclined maybe they sound that way..
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Originally Posted by Celsius
Your comments makes the pilgrims sound as if they wanted to die...
Isn't a pilgrimage all about getting closer to god?
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Old Jan 12th 2006, 3:46 pm
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Originally Posted by neil
Isn't a pilgrimage all about getting closer to god?
Sounds like they did.
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Originally Posted by CarlM
It never ceases to amaze me what people will go through for their religion and beliefs:

http://www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/meast/...ede/index.html
Actually it's pretty tame compared to some of the things that people do for religion (like flying planes into tall buildings, for instance).
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Originally Posted by NJ_Dave
Actually it's pretty tame compared to some of the things that people do for religion (like flying planes into tall buildings, for instance).
Reigion? That was more a convenient banner to put it under imho!
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Default Re: 345 reported dead in Hajj stampede.

Originally Posted by CarlM
It never ceases to amaze me what people will go through for their religion and beliefs:

http://www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/meast/...ede/index.html

This happens every single year. You think they'd learn!
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Originally Posted by Pigtails
This happens every single year. You think they'd learn!
How would they learn when they are dead?
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Originally Posted by Angry White Pyjamas
How would they learn when they are dead?
Life does not end with death, it merely moves on somewhere else
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Originally Posted by BigDavyG
Life does not end with death, it merely moves on somewhere else
Yeah 6 feet under.
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Old Jan 12th 2006, 4:32 pm
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Originally Posted by BigDavyG
Life does not end with death, it merely moves on somewhere else
I rather thought it did.. surely you are either alive, or dead!
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Originally Posted by CarlM
I rather thought it did.. surely you are either alive, or dead!
I was trying to spark a philosophical debate

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Originally Posted by BigDavyG
I was trying to spark a philosophical debate

I'll get my coat
Thats deep - its was all getting very Zen.. which is odd as it started out about Islam!
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Default Re: 345 reported dead in Hajj stampede.

Originally Posted by BigDavyG
I was trying to spark a philosophical debate

I'll get my coat
No one really knows but *I* believe there's another more exciting place after this one.

I'll hold your coat so you can stay a while longer
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