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Behaviour Modification, why not go all the way towards winning, no limits!

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Submitted by RPaine (Australia), Dec 18, 2006 at 18:10

I too am tired of sugar coating Islam to be anything more than a Cult which yields the most backwards, dysfunctional and conflict ridden populations on Earth. The facts about Islam are simple to understand if we let ourselves out of the confinements of our tiny little box.

  • Fact: the purest form of Islam is that practiced by its creator, Mohammad, correct?
  • He was not moderate! So why are so many people trying to suggest that there are "Moderate Muslims"? The paradigm we come from must shift towards reality: "radical Muslims", Jihadists, Islamists, etc., which some suggest to be around 10% of the Muslim population, are actually the fighters, the MILITARY ARM of Islam - like our Army, Navy, Air Force! ...and 10% of our population as military would equate to some 30 million soldiers, and that just represents the USA, if we look at the Western countries it would be many times more. We need to take this very seriously people!
  • Moderate Muslims do not adhere to the true Islam; yet the Islamists do follow much closer the dictates of Mohammad - i.e. give conquered peoples three choices: accept Islam and Mohammad as the one true prophet; be enslaved; or lose your head by the sword (like Darfour, Iraq, Indonesian 15 y/o Christian schoolgirls...and back in Mohammad's time).
  • IT IS NOT UP TO US (THE NON-MUSLIM) TO GUIDE THEM FROM WITHIN by creating incentives and disincentives that we control. WE MUST NEVER REACT TO THEIR CHILDISH TANTRUMS, EVEN IF THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND AT FIRST. They must want to follow an easier path or be given true disincentives to pursue the bad behaviour that they have been pursuing. Each time they attack our response must get stronger and more, and we can negotiate once the war is over – no shifting the goal post mid-game!
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