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Teaching Others a Lesson at your (our) Expense

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Submitted by Karyn (United States), Aug 4, 2005 at 16:36

Daniel,

I do wish you'd reconsider your position of not debating or appearing on the same programs as radical Muslims apologists. Why? Because there are not only Muslims walking around in the dark who need prodding to wake up and smell the, "war," but so many Americans, and others who tune in to our broadcasts, who need to learn that, they, too, are walking around in the dark, ostrich-style, head in the sand. If they don't hear the truth, they will follow whatever they do hear. People don't trip over mountains; they trip over pebbles!

They won't obviously fall for an OBVIOUS truth, but you and I know the ideology behind Islam is subtle, to say the least. If we could trust everyone who watched a t.v. show, (which had only radicals on), to know those radicals were mountains, there would be no debate. But, in the absence of leadership, people will follow anything. They see, what appears to be a mountain by your lack of participation. Also, your refusal to appear gives them all the more ammo that we [thru you] are afraid of them. It's not your debate we need, it's the appearance of a warrior on our side.

Americans, the complacent and apathetic fools that we are, who want to live our lives pretending that, [we only need one more 9-11 to show those people] need to hear MORE than the radicals speak. I am afraid we will lose too many moderate Muslims to the radical cause and many Americans will remain complacent if we do not have people, such as yourself, Spencer and the like, to speak out on behalf of the truth, (not just merely against Islam, for if Muslims were all acting as if Islam were a religion of peace, then we would have no problems with Islam, as a religion). The fact that it is an ideology, whose war to reestablish the Khalifah can never be won, (because we can't give the opponent what they want), make sit all the more incumbent upon all of us to do our part.

I do mine - you do yours. You have a large Muslim following; don't kid yourself. I live on these radical forums, actually, am moderating one, (which is not easy to do because, just to read their hate and plans is nauseating, but to have to participate in it, makes me feel like a traitor; in fact, I am doing the right thing, just at the expense of my own nerves). This also affords em an opportunity that many Americans and Zionists do not have - to see, firsthand, what they say about us and what they plan for us and how they act and the discord amongst themselves. Right now, their own discord is to our advantage and we should take this as an opportunity!

Please, therefore, rethink your future appearances. If anyone is going to have airtime, it should be you. Don't teach other people a lesson at your expense. (or in this case, the expense of pablum fed Americans who need a good wake up call). Thank you.
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