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Misunderstanding of Islam

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Submitted by spirit (United Kingdom), Feb 23, 2009 at 19:52

Islam is certainly misunderstood. And this misunderstanding is the product of 40 years of multiculturalism and political correctness in the West. Anyone who dares to tell the truth about Islam gets immediately slandered as a racist and a bigot.

Honour killings are but one unsavoury facet of Islam. Misogyny, sharia law, the banning of music and entertainment and many other things is part of the dystopia that is Islam. Muslim countries are far and away the worst places to live in, and the reason why the West is for the time being free of Sharia law (although that is creeping up on us) is down to men like Pelayo, Charles Martel, Jan Sobieski and many others who drove invading Muslim armies back from Tours, Spain and Vienna. But the PC brigade is undermining all of this.

Freedoms that were fought for by past generations are now being thrown away by a postmodern generation that has been brought up on political correctness and moral relativism. They see no difference between a free Christian West and an Islamic dystopia like Iran or Saudi Arabia. To them everybody and every idea is the same and equally valid. Politicians buy into this multiculturalist rot, unlike Churchill who pegged Islam in The River War in 1899, long before political correctness - passages like "The religion of Islam above all others was founded upon the sword. Moreover, it provides incentives to slaughter, and in three continents has produced fighting breeds of men - filled with a wild and merciless fanaticism". It is true as we should have noticed since at least 9/11, if not before. That passage describes the Jihad against the West and Israel, why it happens, and the rage that lurks within Muslim males and manifests itself in so many ways.

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