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Submitted by Aymenn Jawad (United Kingdom), May 8, 2009 at 18:50

Dear Orange Yonason:

You falsely assert that I claimed the entire political Left disapproved of eugenics. This is simple misrepresentation of what I said. I said that most social democrats would not have approved of eugenics because the social-democrat Left have been associated with anti-racism movements. To give you an example, the NAACP was founded by social democrats, and Martin Luther King Jr espoused social democracy as his political philosophy. By the way, looking at the popularity of eugenics amongst political entities today, I see that it is largely associated with groups like the BNP (see their manifesto). I suspect you would also charecterise the BNP as "left-wing".

You also claim that the Left does not want to be exposed for "who they are". Excuse me one moment whilst I blow my nose. It is simply the thought of a conspiracy theorist to think that the entire political Left is secretly trying to destroy the West. Yes, a substantial portion of the radical Left (socialists and communists) is rightly seen as treacherous, but not all on the Left are treasonous.

It should be pointed out that some of the leading critics of communism and Marxism were themselves men of what you would regard as the Left (e.g. George Orwell, John Maynard Keynes and Bertrand Russell) and we have social democrats like Oliver Kamm and Norman Geras on our side in the war against Islamism. With regards to foreign policy, I think the Left as a whole is simply naive in presuming that Islamists have legitimate grievances since they assume that all humans are motivated by the same passions and goals in life (as Dr Pipes refutes in his article "God and Mammon"). I would say the same thing concerning some leftists' support for the FARC; it is just naivete. I am not here to defend the Left (I am not a leftist myself), but I do believe that it is paranoia to see the entire left as part of a conspiracy against the free world.

In addition, you simply set up a straw man when you implied that I was unaware of the Palestinians' collaboration with the Nazis in WWII. How could you at all infer this from my previous comment? ...

Yours faithfully,

Aymenn Jawad.


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Sorry I missed this [196 words]GertrudeDec 11, 2012 18:02201351
4David Myatt- Apostate from Islam and Ex-Fanatic. [700 words]Aymenn Jawad Al-TamimiNov 28, 2012 22:11201031
LATEST UPDATE [27 words]orange yonasonJul 10, 2009 13:09158720
Orange Yonason [138 words]Aymenn JawadJul 16, 2009 06:27158720
Supplementary Material [10 words]orange yonasonJun 7, 2009 12:23156952
Re: Failure to Reply to my Responses [12 words]Aymenn JawadJun 13, 2009 06:17156952
The Failure Of Aymenn Jawad [198 words]orange yonasonJun 14, 2009 18:30156952
The Failure Of Orange Yonason [359 words]Aymenn JawadJun 16, 2009 12:10156952
The Failure Is Still Aymenn Jawad's [179 words]orange yonasonJul 3, 2009 16:17156952
Re: The Failure is Still Orange Yonason's [322 words]Aymenn JawadJul 4, 2009 04:02156952
It Was Right Under My Nose The Whole Time [132 words]orange yonasonMay 11, 2009 00:37155219
1(neo) - Nazi is NOT Extreme Right [112 words]TopnifeMay 7, 2009 00:47155054
The Problem With Calling Any Form Of Nazism "Right Wing" [214 words]orange yonasonMay 3, 2009 01:53154844
Re: The Problem with Calling Any Form of Nazism "Right Wing" [158 words]Aymenn JawadMay 4, 2009 07:10154844
RE - Making Generalizations, And False Accusations [289 words]orange yonasonMay 6, 2009 12:05154844
Re: Making generalisations and false accusations [376 words]Aymenn JawadMay 8, 2009 18:50154844
No Smoke And Mirrrors - Just The Facts [264 words]orange yonasonMay 10, 2009 01:52154844
OK, I Have A Few More Minutes After All [261 words]orange yonasonMay 10, 2009 02:56154844
Re: No Smoke And Mirrors- Just The Facts [322 words]Aymenn JawadMay 12, 2009 03:44154844
Re: OK, I Have A Few More Minutes After All [224 words]Aymenn JawadMay 12, 2009 05:22154844
Re: The Far Right and Islamists [205 words]Aymenn JawadMay 2, 2009 16:15154829
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