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the answer: the fall of the Icon

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Submitted by Piet-Hein (Netherlands), Mar 19, 2015 at 08:09

The answer is that the Icon Mohammed should fall from grace. It must be stated that Muhammad, the Muhammad whose words and deeds are laid down in the hadith, must be defined as the Wrong Example. No benefit of the doubt here: The Wrong Example. One needs no certainties here whether his 'revelations' were a cheat, or truthful as he experienced them. That makes no difference. Only to say and keep on saying forever, the Icon Muhammad (no matter to what degree this Icon is historic) is the wrong example. If necessary this needs to be repeated for centuries. It will sink in sooner or later. Once the believers consider themselves the Deceived Ones (which is what we should keep on calling them), or if they so much as allow doubts in this direction, the Icon Muhammad is done. He will be in the world's collective memory where Hitler now is. If islam survives this demasqué , it can only be as a peaceful doctrine. This is highly unplausible, but one cannot exclude it. If islam goes down together with its present Icon, it will be worth the price. We need not choose for the islam to survive or not. Only the Icon needs to fall. The Icon is Islamism.

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