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Response to Mansoor

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Submitted by Kurtlane (United States), Apr 7, 2008 at 19:08

This is a response to the message submitted by Mansoor.

I am not sure what he means when he says that 9/11 was an ugly plot. So I will say this, Yes, it was an ugly plot concocted by Osama bin Laden and Ayman Zawahri and Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, not by the CIA or Mossad.

On one hand, it seems to be a message that says something extremely heinous and ugly, though in very polite terms. So it does not deserve a response.

On the other hand, an appropriate response might be "those who come with the sword will die from the sword." Recently I read on the internet some European Arab, who in terms not polite at all said "We are the Muslims! We are coming! Europe will soon be ours! You will convert, or you will die!"

To which someone responded, "I am a Spaniard. My ancestors threw your ancestors off minarets. I will do the same." Perhaps this is the right response to messages like "Europe has to bend the knee in front of Islam," no matter how politely it is said.

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