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Submitted by Peter Hall (Australia), Jan 7, 2012 at 07:56

I am sorry if I offend, but I find the comments on this article hilarious.

It is wonderful that Parents in the US are concerned about Islam seeking converts in US public schools. Yet the comments being made are completely hilarious.

If everybody thinks about the situation, the solution is obvious. If parents unite, the problem can be easily overcome.

The natural tendency for teenagers is to rebel. How successful have parents in the past at stopping rock and roll, stopping kids drinking and taking drugs, or engaging in pre marital sex? Well? Did ever telling a teenager not to do something ever work?

So if you want to defeat the Islamic recruitment drive, all you have to do is tell your kids to respect Islam, and that they should follow the Islamic practices of young girls saving their virginity so they can marry very old men, do not drink alcohol ever and for girls to always dress modestly. That it good Muslim girls obey men, and do not go out without a male member of their family with them. Then take away bacon, TV and Video games as being unislamic, and see how the Teenagers of the US react?

I think Muslims have more to fear about the influences of the West than the reverse. I know a number of girls from conservative Muslim families who were educated in Australian schools. They have adopted more western practices than Islamic. They do dress a bit more modestly than a lot of the girls here, they may not drink often, but they know their rights and no guy will get them to do and what they do not want to. I think Muslim parents have greater problems trying to convince their teenagers to adopt stone age customs when all their friends have freedom and choice.

Communism tried to do what Islam is trying now, but eventually what works and what is right does win. So tell your kids to respect Islam, and tell them they have a choice. Most of the comments here you could substitute the word Islam and replace with communism, and it would still make sense. Does the US want a repeat of Macarthyism? All the US has to do is continue being the US, value freedom and choice and Islam, like communism will lose its appeal.

Nothing scares those that spread Islam more than people who know they have a choice.

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