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Children of Beslan

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Submitted by Sword of Islam & The Babies of Beslan (United Kingdom), Sep 4, 2006 at 23:06

I could have read your comments re Beslan and mistaken them for something that I had written so it is safe to say that we are sympatico on that particular subject. I remember being absolutely numb with a sense of personal grief when I first read of the horrors that took place in that school. I am not an especially violent person but, despite this, the next day I was walking through a predominantly Muslim community and had such internal rage that I was literally praying for a passing Muslim to look at me 'the wrong way'. Those events aroused such primeval feelings of hatred and contempt within me that I wuld have welcomed the opportunity to tear one of them 'limb from limb' like an angry gorilla. I can't recall ever feeling such overwhelming emotion about anything in my life. Hundreds of little kiddies in an elementary school. Is nothing sacred to these animals?

The terrible thing about current events is that in the past two opposing factions would generally meet on a field of battle and rely upon their respective Gods to favour the righteous cause. Even in more recent times when wars found their way into cities both sides generally did their best to evacuate civilian populations. Even in this age of war by remote control the US military has been hamstrung by their anxiety to minimise civilian casualties. Rather than make these civilians safe the Muslims use them as human shields! Therefore, morally, only a fool would argue that the moral responsibility for deaths from airstrikes lies anywhere other than on the heads of the insurgents.

But as despicable as the Arab custom for using human shield is, the idea of targeting churches, temples, schools etc as these parasites do is beneath contempt. Any religion that inspires it's adherents to attack and torture little kiddles attending classes in an elementary school can only be described as Satanic. There is no such thing as 'moderate' Satanism.

Instead of justifying the 'war on terror' with words our leaders should quite simply compell our media to show the images of those terrified babies (and that's what they were) and their distraught parents on a daily basis. If we choose to conveniently forget the horrors of that day we are in danger of becoming as barbaric as those whom we profess to despise.

I note that you are of Indian origin. I hope that you do not find some of my more disparaging remarks regarding India to be too offensive. Be assured that they are aimed purely at undermining some of the ignorance that some Indian commentators (with very dubious agendas) have thrown in the direction of London as a means of avoiding their own domestic Muslim baggage. The fact that post-partition India has a Muslim population of at least 20% makes me wonder why the country was partitioned in the first place. It makes me very unsympathetic to the ignorants who seek to undermine US faith in their strongest ally by insisting that the UK's 2.5% Muslim component is a bigger threat. Lectures from half-wits who are anxious to criticise the problems in everyone else's back yard but who are impotent when it comes to cleaning up their own messes do not deserve respect. So throwing back a few uncomfortable statistics in their direction is the only way to train them. I have the greatest respect for India and Indians in general.

No ethnic group has been more successful at integrating into London-'istan' than the Indians which is ample proof that the hordes of disaffected Muslim youth who are unable to do so are the ones who have the problem with The West. Not the other way round. I hope that you will not find the following comment offensive but as a young Causcasian growing up in London I once found it difficult to differentiate between an Indian and a Pakistani. Then somebody taught me that the Pakistanis were the miserable, unfriendly ones as opposed to the generally more open and friendly Hindus. It is a crude, generalised method but for a simple-mided soul such as myself with an untrained eye it is a method that has never let me down. Their hatred for life, their own and that of others, literally seeps through their pores. On the day of the Beslan massacre they became my eternal enemy. Offer them the hand of friendship and they'll strap a bomb to it.

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