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Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan (Australia), Jun 12, 2012 at 22:56

Mr Ismail continues in the vain hope that he does anything other than make his cause look more ridiculous than it is:

"Truth does not have to be equal with falsehood. "

Falsehood is simply the absence of truth - how can it ever be equal?

"Don't ask Islam to conform to your standards. "

Which 'you' does Mr Ismail mean? Personally, Islam can do what it likes - seeing it is just a bunch of unproveable ideas and strangely garbled beliefs written in books. But muslims have to follow our laws if they wish to live in our societies.

"How you deal with Muslim squealers/ victims is not islams problem! "

Then why do islamists make such a fuss for example when the IDF strikes back after Hamas lobs dozens of Qassam rockets at Israeli civilians?

"Islam has a doctrine, you have your own, you decide what's justice and what's not for yourself. "

Yes - and ...... ?

"And why are you even bringing that up? "

Which 'you' - and bringing what up?

"You are trying hard to vanquish Islam (you do tolerate submissive Muslims), look at how brutally you bombarded Iraq and Afghanistan, look at Guantanamo bay,"

I just checked my passport - and I can prove I've never even been to those countries - so you must be mistaken. And I don't need to vanquish Islam - like all failed ideologies - it will vanquish itself.

"don't act like you are mankind's leaders in mercy, high morals and fairness to your opponents, "

Is that an order? So we should then emulate the mercy, high morals and fairness exemplified by muslims to their own kind who they think have gone astray ?

"your "superior military" seems to be struggling against the little "jihadi nuts" with their little AK's and no air force."

The inmates of mental institutions rarely have insight into their own condition and think themselves perfectly sane. Jihadis believe Mo split the moon in half, supersonic flying winged horses and Islamic domination of the world - and Mr Ismail thinks they're not nuts? Do you think people who get roads and bridges built for them - and then blow them up are perfectly sane? Or destroy schools because they are 'unislamic' or attack girls because they are getting an education don't need to seriously question their beliefs?

These ' little "jihadi nuts" with their little AK's " are a blight on their own country. If they were doing the same thing in your town Mr Ismail, would you be throwing your hands up in the air saying it was allah's will? After all, being a humble servant of allah yourself, who are you to question their devotion - and who are you to call them crazy?

Mr Ismail, if it weren't for restraint, cool heads and fairness - IF (and I can't see it ever happening) the US/Nato etc decided to wipe out all jihadis at any cost (including unfortunate non-combatant civilians who happened to be in the vicinity) - they could do it in very short order. They DO have the technology. They DON'T have the will - because they exercise restraint and on the whole are fair. There are rules of war and those forces are party to them. Apart from a few incidents which have been widely reported - and the perpetrators dealt with - those rules of engagement are followed. (No, I'm not talking about Major Nidal Hassan's sudden jihad moment.)


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