10 years after 9/11 many Americans are still utterly baffled why "they" hate "us"? President Bush said they hate our freedoms. But analysts who offered more in depth answers were decried as blaming America.
To answer this question we need another approach. So, what happens if you we reverse the roles? In this thought experiment East becomes West, Muslim becomes Christian, and oil will become unobtainium, the fictional mineral from the movie Avatar.
Brad Pitt may be known as one of Hollywood's most gay-friendly leading men, but his mother's views are evidently less open-minded. In a letter to Missouri's Springfield News-Leader, Jane Pitt expresses her support for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, noting that "any Christian should spend much time in prayer before refusing to vote for a family man with high morals, business experience, who is against abortion, and shares Christian conviction concerning homosexuality just because he is a Mormon."
Mass email released by teaparty.org argues that America is exclusively "Judeo-Christian" and that Islam should be "expelled from our shores." They suggest that Muslims at large are conspiring to destroy America and should submit to a government litmus test to have their religion protected.
A trial court in Iran has issued its final verdict, ordering a Christian pastor to be put to death for leaving Islam and converting to Christianity, according to sources close to the pastor and his legal team.
Are Christian authors and film makers jumping on the conspiracy bandwagon to turn a profit, reach potential people for Christ, or adjusting to the wind generated by alternative media to retain their flock?