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Gloomy Complacency - American laxity regarding Radical Islam

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Submitted by Ed Gordon (Israel), Dec 22, 2005 at 03:33


Daniel Pipe's commentary, expressing fears that most Americans have reverted to a "pre-9-11" feeling of complacancy about possible future acts of terror, does indeed spell fears to what are the real intentions of Islamic radicals toward Western cultures - particularly that of their sworn enemy, the liberalism and religious freedoms practiced in the United States and most Western European countres. As noted in an academic study I wrote recently, entitled: 'The World for Allah, Islam's goal as the world's dominate religion by the end of the 21st Century', this phenomena is already in progress if one looks at what is presently occuring in many Europen countries. In England, for example, a spokesman for the Archbishop of Canterbury said that more Muslims attend prayers in British mosques on Fridays than Christians do in their churches on Sundays. Any stroll through the maternity wards of British and European hospitals will clearly indicate the higher ratio of Muslim babies over those of other religions. And no wonder, with Muslim women averaging 6-7 children compared to 3 or less for English and European mothers.

While not yet having the demographic and social problems of "Islamization", Americans appear to be more concerned about sports, life styles, and trying to loose at least 10 kilograms (or more) of fat brought on by diets of 'junk foods' and other food items consumed without concern for their consequences. In respect to Mr Pipe's writing about Americans returning to an October 10, 2001 complacency, I am ready to go even further and say that it is more like returning to the period of the early 1990s when terrorists such as Osama bin Ladin were simply curiosities and were considered to be far, far away from America's shores.

With Islam already being called the worlds fastest growing religion, and not just from a demographic standpoint; it's only a matter of time until Americans will one day wake up to find a mosque on nearly every street corner and large Islamic educational and cultural centers being constructed in most major American cities. Islamic versions of fast food resturants, offering 'Hallal' Islamic menus, will also become the norm as well.

There are presently around 8 - 10 million "legal" Muslims living in the USA. It doesn't take much imagination to figure out how many will be living there by the end of this century.


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