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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), May 26, 2011 at 18:41

In a general sense, the 'pro-west commentaries' seem to be less than sufficient to dissuade a sensibility that Islam is a better way to organize a society. In a roundabout way, this might be arguable if one were to define the 'Western' approach in 'crusader' terms, crusaders from, say, the predecessor realm of the United Kingdom. This is understandable. After all, they did not get it done; and one has to wonder: why?

In your perspective, is there ever a chance that the West could 'get its act together'? If not, then why not?

The exchanges in this forum do not present any new elements to the argument that have not been debated and excoriated many times over, so the question is begged: what is really going to solve the differences between the Muslim sensibilities versus anyone else's, let alone the Christian?

Now in various earlier exchanges, this reader has presented a decidedly pro-Biblical perspective, which has been challenged by both Muslim and certain so-called Christian counterviews. That's fine. From this perspective, as long as the circumstances continues to validate the WORD of the LORD in Israel, the rest of the world can play its games and get their head stuck in their iPhone/pods and miss the significance of what is really being seen.

Arab unrest……..is really not about getting Arab democracy. Israel's PM coming to America to tout American democracy…..is not about America's need to export democracy to Israel. The 'Palestinian's gaining a foothold in al-Quds to make it the capital over Israel's defenses….having about the same chances as snow on the al-Aksa Masjid in the middle of summer.

This forum is supposed to be about exchanges of ideas and not epithets in an urbane setting. It was for that reason that the John Wayne inference was used, to prompt an exchange of how the Muslim mindset sees the next few months; for it will be a time of further unrest in the Middle East, and not for the democratic cravings of the unsettled Arab populations.

A significant Biblical moment appears to be upon us, so the things we see happening are going to have significant Biblical results.

That's why there are the questions of the counter point of view.

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