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The Islamic threat really becoming very dangerous

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Submitted by Moshe (Israel), Jul 7, 2006 at 09:14

Your observations are correct; however the source of this situation is not "the fear of Islam" as you are trying to suggest. All this originates rather out of a sense of superiority with regard to the backwardness and primitivity of the Muslim world and people, and out of the aspiration of the West to get along with them in spite of the huge gaps between the cultures; a sort of magnanimity of the powerful towards the poor (or inferior). The tragically mistaken belief that through interaction with the western civilization the Muslims will get educated and start acting like civilized people, and that just with a little patience all the differences will get straightened out alone, is also a strong contributing factor to this situation.

The really tragic part of this story is that while the Muslim world was incapable, or unwilling (or both incapable and unwilling) to absorb western humanitarian values, it did pretty well in absorbing and using modern technology (media, communications, armaments) for promoting its perpetual agenda of taking over the World by all means.

Today, we all of a sudden find ourselves in the midst of a worldwide raging Islamic "revolution" with an already nuclear Pakistan (although so far they behave reasonably), and with an outrageously and unabashedly threatening Iran to turn nuclear very soon. Suddenly we realized that this primitive Islamic world became a real threat to civilization.

And with a bunch of vacillating and divided Western Democracies facing it, this Islamic threat becomes A VERY TANGIBLE DANGER!

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