Missinary killed by North Sentinilese

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Re: Missinary killed by North Sentinilese

Post by Greg » Wed Nov 28, 2018 12:14 am

I have to admit I'm not a big Thoreau fan, but a quote of his strikes a nerve with me.

If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life
-Thoreau

My main interest in those folks would be DNA samples. I can respect 'leave me alone' as a life motto.
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Re: Missinary killed by North Sentinilese

Post by Jered » Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:31 am

A chance to murder someone and shoot OOGA BOOGA and I missed it.

:-(

I think this guy had eternal rewards on his mind, and wanted to take the Good News to the wogs. Sometimes the wogs ain't receptive, though.
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Re: Missinary killed by North Sentinilese

Post by SoupOrMan » Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:11 am

I'm surprised no one ever thought to do a full-scale pacification campaign of the island if only to give their troops something exciting to do.

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Re: Missinary killed by North Sentinilese

Post by scipioafricanus » Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:55 pm

Some people just want to be left alone. I can respect that.

But just imagine the reaction if this guy was from the "Religion of Peace."
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Re: Missinary killed by North Sentinilese

Post by D5CAV » Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:53 pm

We should hire the Sentinel Islanders for US Border Patrol.

Much cheaper than a $5 billion border wall with Mexico.

Even better, they bring their own tools. No need to spend money on tear gas.

That would end migrant caravans quick!
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Re: Missinary killed by North Sentinilese

Post by HTRN » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:12 am

Landmines are ultimately cheaper and more reliable.

One theory ive heard about his motivations was that he belonged to one of the wierder sects of Christianity, that beleived that the apocalypse will start after the
Ast man on earth has heard about the word of G*d, and considering that the North Sentinelise are basically the last uncontacted aboriginal group known...
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Re: Missinary killed by North Sentinilese

Post by Vonz90 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:56 pm

blackeagle603 wrote:
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:44 pm
I suspect he knew full well the risk to his personal safety and life But, I also suspect he valued their eternal safety above his life.

Jesus at the last supper on his way to the cross,
"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."
Gospel of John 15 vs 13
Yep, but he probably should have picked more fertile ground

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Re: Missinary killed by North Sentinilese

Post by blackeagle603 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:22 pm

"Yep, but he probably should have picked more fertile ground"
Yeah well maybe. Someone should have told that to Pete Fleming, Roger Yudarian(sp?), Nate Saint, Ed McCully and Nate Saint.

Good thing Rachel Saint and Elizabeth Elliot didn't get the hint on the first go round.

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Re: Missinary killed by North Sentinilese

Post by Netpackrat » Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:02 pm

blackeagle603 wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:22 pm
"Yep, but he probably should have picked more fertile ground"
Yeah well maybe. Someone should have told that to Pete Fleming, Roger Yudarian(sp?), Nate Saint, Ed McCully and Nate Saint.

Good thing Rachel Saint and Elizabeth Elliot didn't get the hint on the first go round.
I am not sure why that is considered so.
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Re: Missinary killed by North Sentinilese

Post by Vonz90 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:17 pm

blackeagle603 wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:22 pm
"Yep, but he probably should have picked more fertile ground"
Yeah well maybe. Someone should have told that to Pete Fleming, Roger Yudarian(sp?), Nate Saint, Ed McCully and Nate Saint.

Good thing Rachel Saint and Elizabeth Elliot didn't get the hint on the first go round.

"Unless a seed fall into the ground it cannot bear much fruit."
Yeah, but sometimes we are supposed to kick the dust off of our sandals and move on.

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