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It Isn't What They Say, It's What They Do

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Submitted by orange yonason (United States), Sep 3, 2007 at 00:14


Aamir Ali Ansari says, ". . . you cannot extract a single sentence and give your own meaning..."

That is not what we are doing. It isn't we who say that Islam is violent, it is Muslims who arrogantly assert that. It is one of the few things they say that isn't a lie. And even if they didn't say it, we could tell by the way they act. It is not what they say that tells us who they are. It is their violence which surpasses that of just about any other people on the planet today.

They can have no legitimate objection if we see a sentence in the Koran that advocates violence while Muslims are acting violently in accord with that very sentence, and they use that same sentence to justify their violence. In fact, although Ansari would have you think that you are misreading Islam, the real essence of his criticism of us is rather that we see Islam for what it is.

So, one has to wonder if he is ignorant of his faith, or just attempting to decieve. Either way he contributes nothing positive to the discussion. See my post on this page, http://www.danielpipes.org/comments/107219 and/or this one by an astute reader http://www.danielpipes.org/comments/65597 to a previous Dr. Pipes article. Or, see how they are at it again, this time against Sweden. http://gatewaypundit.blogspot.com/2007/09/muslims-protest-swedish-cartoon.html

And don't just say "that is not 'real' Islam," because no other 'Islam' seems to exist. If it did, it would be fighting the fanatics even harder than we are. But they are all silent, because they either all approve, or none of them care. It is a religion of violence and apathy, and adds nothing to civilization. It can't, because it is primitive, savage, barbaric and perennially aggressive; the very antithesis of 'peace'.


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