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Mohammed was an Islamist

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Submitted by Topnife (United States), Sep 9, 2010 at 02:51

The search for the moderate Muslim recalls the tale of Diogenes of Sinope, wandering about with a lantern, searching vainly for an honest man. Unfortunately, even if one ever found an apparent moderate, he would probably be a dishonest practitioner of taqiyya anyway.

Mohammed was himself a "moderate" Muslim, for his first 13 years or so, while he preached his new religion in Mecca. During that time, he convinced about 150 converts, and then got run out of town.

In Mecca, he became an Islamist, and began the tactic of Jihad. In the next 10 years, he converted about 100,000, while subjugating or slaughtering everyone in his path who disagreed with him. Allah told him, and Mohammed clearly agreed, that being a "moderate" was not the solution.

Any Muslim can see that Islamism and Jihad are a far better strategy for success, than gentle persuasion and love of neighbor, like foolish Christians and Jews are always prattling about. While we search haplessly for the moderate Muslims, the Islamists are infiltrating like a cancer, awaiting the opportunity and sufficient strength to destroy us.

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