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top marks for pragmatism

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Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kafiristan (Australia), Aug 11, 2009 at 02:58

Mr. Ahmad, writing on what to do with Islamists writes:

"...Stop pussyfooting around with Muslim extremists. Identify them before they try to enter your countries. Marginalize them. Don't give them a forum in the marketplace of ideas. Don't allow them to preach in your countries. Don't read them their Miranda rights when you catch them.

And kill them where you find them. They have already declared war on the West. If they want a war, then give them a war! And to hell with the media who claims that such tactics are "Nazi-like". And if a bunch of crazy Muslim sympathizers start protesting, get them all arrested and thrown out of the country. And to hell with any lawyer who cries crocodile tears on their behalf in a court of law....these fools belong in jail or in the gallows."

Good - a pragmatic answer which is hard to improve on.

As far as where to find the truth goes , an excellent pointer from the great poet Kabir - claimed by both Hindus and Muslims when he was dead yet often persecuted by both when he was alive, wrote:

"O Servant, where do you seek Me?

Listen, I am beside you,
I am not in temple nor mosque
I am neither in Kaaba nor Kailash
Neither am I in rites and ceremonies,
nor in Yoga and renunciation.
If you are a true seeker
you shall see Me at once
you will find me in the secret place within.
Kabir says: tell me, what is God?"
He is the breath within the breath.

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