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in response to reader comment: parallel is obviously premature - is it ?

Submitted by Ron Thompson (United States), Dec 12, 2009 at 10:58

Your comment that I understated the impact of Islam in Europe by only mentioning the total population of Muslims (20M) vs the total population of Europe (above 450M) without noting that the Muslim population is much higher in certain big cities and countries than this continent-wide 4&1/2% is absolutely right.

I know that in certain of the most important cities and areas of Northern and Western Europe, particularly in Holland, France, and England, the Muslim population is even approaching majority status. This is very ominous because many or even most of the Muslims refuse to see themselves as Europeans of Muslim origin, but rather as Muslim transplants colonizing Europe with the conscious intent of turning it into a Muslim continent.

Although some may see this as some sort of bizarre 'justice' or payback for Europe having once colonized most of their countries of origin, this view overlooks the fact that this intent to replace the Western mindset with their totalitarian religion is far more fanatical than the authoritarianism of the Western colonization that ended during the middle of the last century. Such an irrational guilt-influenced view also ignores that no other non-Muslim immigrant groups from other formerly colonized peoples in India, Africa, Asia, or Latin America, has reacted with anything remotely like the supremacist Muslim ideology now growing in the heart of Europe. Ron Thompson

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