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FAITH AND REASON....

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Submitted by DONVAN (United States), Jul 19, 2007 at 16:39

Faith and reason; neither exist without context. To the Moslem mind, the blood sacrifice to "The god" is rational and reasonable. In so far as it advances the cause of Muhammedism, any effort to advance the cause of Muhammedism is reasonable. "Reason" begins with a premise. To the Moslem that premise is that the dogma of so called Islam, rationalizes the use of extreme acts, and those acts are reasonable, that is directed with reason. What is not reasonable is the reaction to these acts by those targeted. Survival is a rational motivator, and the destruction of the aggressor is a reasonable act of self defense. Yet we hear that it is irrational to respond in kind in self defense, this is based in the Judeo-Christian belief that killing is to be avoided. Which is unresonable? The Judeo-Christian ethos is belief reinforced by intellectual reson. Islamic ethos is based on action, a deed, some result, that advances the dogma of Islam. We are in a defensive psychological mind set. We need to develop a aggressive attitude of hostility toward Islam, deconstruct and put an end to it.

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