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Abdulaziz ibn Saud and Winston Churchill - blasphemers and the fear of exposing them

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Submitted by Martin J. Malliet (Belgium), Aug 16, 2017 at 07:57

My question really was about Churchill, and about Muslim leaders and democratic representatives, rather than about 'group mentality'.

I had the TV on yesterday and watched with one eye a BBC2 programme on the 1947 partition of India. And I got the distinct feeling that it was as 'biased by evenhandedness' as what bbcwatch.org normally accuses the BBC of for their coverage of the 'intractable conflict' in Palestine. 'Sectarian violence', 'inexplicable carnage on both sides', etc. When it seems that Muslim leaders and their followers have an obvious problem with accepting 'equality before the law' for all those whom they shamelessly call 'infidels'. Someone should tell them that usurping God's authority when judging one's neighbour is the gravest form of blasphemy, the only unpardonable sin. Which means that even God, who is great and merciful, cannot forgive you.

So I wondered whether Winston Churchill may have had the courage to do so, at least in private, without giving it any publicity, so that Abdulaziz ibn Saud could save face. Or whether President Trump might have the 'balls' to do it. Because it is about time someone did. If you ask me.

If every teacher started his explanation of the 'intractable conflict' by giving his pupils just these two quotes to consider, to compare, and to analyse, his teaching might start to make some sense to them. "Verily, the word of Allah teaches us, and we implicitly believe it, that for a Muslim to kill a Jew, or for him to be killed by a Jew, ensures him immediate entry into Heaven and into the august presence of Allah." (Abdulaziz ibn Saud) - "We can forgive the Arabs for killing our children. We cannot forgive them for forcing us to kill their children. We will only have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us." (Golda Meir)

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