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To tolerate Islamism in a civilized society is suicide

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Submitted by Abel (Malaysia), Aug 10, 2005 at 05:27

We notice two things about Islamic terrorism.

1. The terrorists are pious muslims. Friends and relatives tell us they are pious muslims, or become so; more observant of the religion.

2. These pious muslims then went and blew up people in the market, on buses, in trains, in schools.

We notice the disparity -- piety on the one hand, and killing of innocent people on the other -- and we are perplexed. If Islam teaches peace how could it be that when they become more pious to Islam they become murderers of innocent people.

This confusion begins to clear when we hear someone like Dr Tawfik Hamid, who was a member of a muslim terror group and opted out before his humanity was corrupted.

He said, there are two basic tenets in Islam, which are standard teachings in the mosques:

1. Islam teaches that all humanity must be brought into submission to it. And a non-muslim is to be given 3 choices: become a muslim, pay a jiyza tax, or die.

2. Islam teaches that non-muslims are "without sanctity", that their "blood, property, and land" are free for the muslim to take.

These tenets become the basis for muslim terrorist acts.
When a muslim becomes more pious, he acts on these two tenets, and killing innocent people is no longer a problem, because non-muslims are "infidels", are not innocent in the eyes of Islam and their lives are licit for a muslim to take.

After the London bombings, the muslims say there is nothing in Islam that supports these acts. The muslims who say this either don't know their Qur'an or are lying. They also say "Islam forbids the killing of an innocent person". That one is true, however in the Qur'an, "innocent person" refers to a muslim. A non-muslim cannot be considered innocent; he is an infidel "without sanctity" and can be disposed with no issues.

Also a muslim cleric said, "In Islam there is no such thing as a civilian. Either you are in the Dar-el-Harb or you are not". Dar-el-Harb means "House of War", the non-muslim lands. Dar-el-Islam is the "House of Islam", the muslim lands. Muslims separate all of humanity into these two spheres. They are in a perpetual state of war with the non-muslims (most non-muslims don't know this, even their "Islam is a Religion of Peace" president, and "terrorism has nothing to do with Islam" prime minister). What the cleric meant was that what the West calls "innocent civilians" in western countries are, in the eyes of these pious muslims, enemies in enemy territory.

Now we understand how pious muslims become muslim terrorists who kill innocent civilians.

To tolerate Islamism in a civilized society is suicide.

Islam cannot be reformed either. It is supposed to be the Perfect Religion from Allah, and any attempt to change it is blasphemy punishable by death by their Sharia law.

And there is no such thing as a moderate muslim. He is just someone who has not acted on what Islam requires of him. When the muslim population reaches critical mass -- about 20-30% of the population -- that's when they will act, and throw off their 'moderate' public image. If the West doesn't drive Islamism out of its lands now, they will have civil war in about two decades.

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