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I do not want to appease.

Reader comment on item: [The Search for Moderate Islam:] A Reply to Lawrence Auster
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Submitted by Alain Jean-Mairet (Switzerland), Feb 6, 2005 at 02:52

I do want a war. Definitely.

But I want to show the way to the chance we have, too. I do agree that we have to refuse militant Islam absolutely, and most actively, militarily abroad and with special legislation at home. I just want to make clear that it needs something more than that; it needs something on the top of it.

Or we will just create the legend that Muslims of the next decade or century will base their revenge upon. And then they will possibly be a much larger population than they are now, and thus a larger problem.

If we want to impose peace as our goal, and I think we can reach a consensus on that, can't we, we have to definitely destroy militant Islam. Once and for all. And we can do that only with the most pious Muslims. And we have to help them doing that. On the top of the most extreme rigor for the present manifestation of the Islamic delusion.

We have to do it because true pious Muslims are rare and not listened to. And because it is our interest as much as theirs. It is the interest of the community at large.

So I say let's do some real research on the few spots of peace Islam knew in its history and let's look if we can't find there a good solution to our present problem. If we do, we'll have a good project, one which we'll be able to accept because it is good and which Muslims will be able to accept because it is Islamic in nature.

It is my conviction that the solution towards peace is to be found in the deepest of hatred. Let's go down to it.
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