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For Whom The Bell Tolls

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Submitted by RPaine (Australia), Nov 8, 2005 at 10:01

The West can do better at combating this, and the West must.

The Muslim gangs (Gangs) of France have detected weakness in Chirac and his Government before. Isn't this the result of that weakness, a boosting of the moral of the "Brotherhood", even justification through evidence of guilt? I am a bit more pessimistic (realistic?) than many, the Gangs of France will simply continue to make larger and larger demands of France. That is, until France finds the strength to fight back! (Remember Frances: "The Hammer" who faught off the Muslim Armies in the 700sAD)

The darkest scenario begs the question: At what point will France be expelled from NATO if France falls under Muslim control?

Thinking outside the box: why is Islam not just viewed as a Cult? I have been grappling with this question for some time: if our Western Laws give freedom of religion to us, isn't that freedom based on religion as our Forefathers saw it? Given this clarity of the definition for many religions (including, in no particular order: i.e. Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism and Christianity), why is Islam treated as a religion at all and not just a Cult? I mean, we would promote or accept a man worthy of beginning our religion if he (1) stole and married his son's ten year old bride, (2) enslaved and killed, and (3) used, reversed and plagiarized other Holy Books. True? So why not remove an enormous amount of protection that they now enjoy, which are causing all of our honorary symbols/institutions to suffer attacks - even our system as a whole. (Try to practice Christianity or Judaism in Saudi Arabia or Afghanistan...or Paris!).

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