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yes - what is their alternative?

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Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan (Australia), Aug 24, 2008 at 01:52

Yoven writes: "What does a Muslim living on Afghan, Pak... have to look forward, Islam is so much deep rooted within the culture and all aspect of their lives. How does a Muslim escape Islamism with getting hanged?"

These are valid points and ones I've considered at length. There is no easy answer. They have to first of all be aware that it's an existential dead-end - and become deeply suspect of the motivations of those imams etc who claim it is not . That might be hard when the status quo have myriad excuses for it's failures e.g. - it's the fault of the British, The USA, the Jews etc etc. Then they have to overcome the inherent fear-based taboos within the 'belief system' itself. e.g. that they will be doomed for all eternity for stepping outside the accepted norms and daring to question the patently absurd which is accepted by the majority.

Mohammedism covers all the loopholes that might eventually lead to its demise. e.g. if you are born of Muslim parents you will be always 'Muslim', ; you can be put to death for renouncing the belief system; that adherents of other more inclusive and less supremacists religions are unworthy of friendship (at best); Mohammed is the only true prophet, the perfect man and all the other garbage. etc etc. ad nauseam. But it does help the cause of people seeking to escape its iron-clad grasp if people are speaking out against the dogmatism and pointing out the ridiculousness of the basic tenets of Muslim beliefs.

The internet is helping as more and more people in Islamic countries realize that people outside the Arab/Islamic world are not all devils and have been operating societies for thousands of years without any help from Mohammed and his ilk - in nearly every case far more successfully than in Arab/Muslim countries. They also see that people have other religions and do not have conflict with their neighbors about it or are insistent on shoving it down other people's throats. The many who seek to migrate to the West must at least suspect this and have an inkling that their societies lack complexity and variety and that Islamist seek to limit freedom not increase it.

As far as those two countries you mentioned - Afghanistan and Pakistan - eventually they must wake up because there is no real alternative. The example two weeks ago of the 3 female Western aid workers shot dead while were going about the business of educating and assisting the poor folk in rural communities in Afghanistan proves to us (as if we need proof) of the idiocy and bloody-mindedness and shortsightedness and abysmal ignorance of the killers (who no doubt were sure they were doing Allah a favour.) But it also shows reasonable minded people in those countries (however few and far between they might be) - just how barbaric the 'true believers' can become. Which leads to more questioning and less acceptance of the exhortations of the more truly deluded Imams, muftis and other fanatics. The least we can do personally is keep pointing out the nature of the beast to all those who have ears to hear - without becoming fanatics ourselves.

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