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Islamic thought is plain and simple: convert or die

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Submitted by Lee Kaplan (United States), Jul 31, 2002 at 09:21

The comments used by Pipes to support Armstrong's view of "mild Islam" are wrong.

While they do advocate understanding and moderation, it is understood among Muslims that the rules only apply to fellow Muslims; kafirs (nonbelievers) are open to rape, theft, lies, deception, anything unless they convert to Islam's exclusive club.

Koranic scholars also say many of the "mild clauses" were written later by others than Mohammed or maybe his secretary during his life (he was illiterate) and may not have reflected his true views. Islamic thought is plain and simple: convert or die. The world is seen as in two parts: that which is already Muslim and that which is to be conquered by the sword.It is the only truly fascist religion and fascists use it to control their populations in the Middle East. It doesn't sound nice, but it's true.

And another important point is this: While the Koran, like the Bible, is a "guidebook" for a religious movement, it is the human element and religious element, the priests] or mullahs who administer and interpret it. And even "moderate" priests usually condone jihad by the sword. To see the depth of insanity that Islamic leaders and mullahs espouse worldwide go to a search for ISLAM EXPOSED on the web. Read the writings of Koranic scholar and religious leader Khomeini. It is this religion and its leaders who allow the koran to be used as a pretext for the terrorist goals of Yasser Arafat and Saddam Hussein.

Being politically correct does not change the facts about this religion and its policies toward mankind.
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