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Submitted by Pigfoot (United States), Jan 18, 2006 at 19:22

You could reasonably say that Islam is the "enemy of our present civilization". They harken back only to a long ago civilization when they were "supreme". To them our civililization is an abomination that they have to deal with only temporarilly. That is probably why there is no Islamic automobile, computer or anything else modern that is worthwhile built by them. They feel about us as I and others feel about today's baseball with the steroids and the nine figure contracts. But, unlike the Islamic mindset, we baseball fans can't hardly wait to watch come April. That is because we realize that there will be no going back, ever.
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