Mo, your facts are lacking...again!
Submitted by Noah Wilk (United States), Jan 12, 2007 at 19:05
"Iran is not considered by the majority of Sunni Muslims to represent them, so your argument there is void. "
Obviously you do not know how to void an argument. Iran is an Islamic state. Period. My argument stands.
"Saudi Arabia does not resemble an ideal Islamic government; it is a monarchy that has only employed the Quran and Sunnah in their legal system, so your argument there is also void."
Again, it is an Islamic state, period.
Saudi Arabia represent Sunnis and Iran represents Siites. Terror by each sect originates mainly from those two countries respectively.
Your problem is that the only "ideal" Islamic state you will admit to would be a worldwide caliphate under Sharia.
"Islam does not promote global terrorism, you do with your foreign policies, and Islam works as a catalyst to work against your will of global domination.'
Really? I didn't know that. So you're trying to tell me that the Muslim slaughter of Christian Copts in Egypt in 640 to 655 AD was because of America's foreign policies? Because, you know, America didn't exist at that time. That's also when the ignorant and barbaric Muslism burned the libraries at Alexandria, Damascus, Persia, and India, forever losing thousands of years of knowledge that we cannot recover.
How about the Jihad against the Hindus from 638 AD to 1857 AD? Was this the fault of America, which did not exist at the time?
Muslims need to stop whining about America and fix the true source of their misery, and that is Islam.
"It provides people reason to defend their land, to seek justice for their dead and help save themselves."
Oh, is that why Muslims are committing genocide against the Christians in Sudan? To defend their land?
"Mr. Wilk, you are living in a world where fairy tales exists, for starters you can't nuke the places you mentioned because the real world will not permit it, your lefty liberals will fight you in your own ground without even the Muslims having to rise from their seats."
Finally, some truth out of you! Yes, the liberals are the enemy. Don't underestimate the hawks in our military though. It would not take much, if a terrorist attack occurred in Washington, for martial law to come into effect and some hawkish general deciding to use our nukes and take you out.
"Furthermore you forget, Muslims are close to 2 billion strong,"
Once again, try getting your facts straight. Two billion? You're talking about Christians, not Muslims. There are 2.1 billion Christians in the world. There are only between 0.7 billion and 1.2 billion Muslims worldwide. But as is typical, Muslims never let the truth get in the way.
"you even bomb our holy sites whether Mecca or Medina, even the most ignorant, least practicing of Muslims will seek revenge."
In my scenario, they'd have no one to vent their rage on but themselves, since they would have no infrastructure, no money, no income, and no weapons. They would also be isolated to Muslim countries. Islam would be castrated, much to the glee of the civilized world.
"Your war in Iraq caused such a shake up in the Muslim world that a sizeable majority amongst the youth were re-acquainted with their lost religion, people like me and thousands of other youth Muslims started to practice, learn and implement the faith of Islam... all this in a matter of days straight after the war started."
Hardly surprising. The religion of perpetual outrage finds a reason to engage in violence at the drop of a hat. If a bird passes gas in the general direction of Mecca, it would not surprise me of the Muslims declared jihad against birds. We are talking about a people who found a stupid cartoon as justification to loot, pillage, arson, rape, and murder. Savages.
"You see, that was only the Iraq war, believe me, with an event of that magnitude that you describe, a nuke on one of our holy sites will only work against you. Really work against you. So If you think about it rationally, you still lose, because it would take your whole nuclear arsenal to kill all of us,"
...We have enough nukes to take out the world. Taking out just the main population centers and the so-called holy sites of Islam and seizing the oil fields would leave Islam a dead religion deviod of power.
"even then we exist in your home town, many scholars people who have memorised the whole Quran and collectively memorised all the Hadiths. So our religion still would stand."
You would not exist in our hometowns, because my scenario calls for deportation of all Muslims. And it would not matter if a handful of Muslims survived, because they would be emasculated and totally unable to export Jihad to the west. Mission accomplished!
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