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Islamic reform is a Pipe dream

Reader comment on item: Can Islam Be Reformed?
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Submitted by Lorthog (United States), Jul 3, 2013 at 21:14

Truly moderate Muslims are about as rare as truly moderate Nazis. They both exist(ed) but neither constituted the tip of the arrow, respectively. The analogy of Islam to Naziism is deliberate and also valid. The difference is that Islam is far more dangerous. Like a pathogen or a disease Islam becomes more virulent as its constituency rises. At 1% of the population real problems begin. At 10%, neighborhoods become off limits to Dhimmis and above 10% all havoc breaks loose.

Those of us who continue to labor under the misapprehension that Islam is just like any other religion are setting the rest of us up for a very bad outcome. Too many civilizations have fallen before Islam. Ours is not possessed of any special teflon repellent. Either we shall take the appropriate steps to protect ourselves or we shall follow the path of the Zoroastrians, Persians, Meccans, and all the rest.

Based on how we deal with the threat, the 22nd Century will be the most wondrous in human history -- or it will be a sad redo of the 7th.

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