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Probably not enough time for 1000 cuts.

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Submitted by Michael S., Nov 10, 2016 at 01:31

Hi, Moh

Yes, the average lifespan for Russian men is about ten years less than it should be; and vodka is the prime culprit. Besides early death and chronic health problems, productivity suffers greatly there. Lately, I guess horrible drugs such as krokodil and heroin have supplemented this national suicide.

Concerning the ultimate demise of Jihadism, you said,

"Could be, but that might only encourage the fanatics to even greater levels of fanaticism. We saw the other day that an Irish jihadi blew himself up for the cause in Mosul. The more desperate the situation gets, the greater their devotion to destruction.

"I suspect death by a thousand cuts is more likely - as technology exposes islam's inner workings. Or maybe apostatizing by highly ranked muslims - or just general lack of interest as people realise it has nothing of value at its core."

-- I don't think Islam has enough time left, to endure a thousand cuts. The days are fast coming to a close, in my estimation: for the West and East, as well as for Islam.

I am happy for the election results here, which my wife and I see as a miracle and an answer to prayer. Under a Republican President of Trump's good character, and under Republican control of both houses of Congress, it looks as though the Judiciary also (the Supreme Court) will also come under conservative and Constitutionalist control. That will help to stall our country's slide into self-destruction, giving us a few more years to lead Godly lives and continue to proclaim God's word. Then the darkness will descend, as the prophets have warned us; and then, the kingdom of righteousness on earth.

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