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To Lisa, Peace in Islam

Reader comment on item: Islamophobia?

Submitted by Rakshas 10 Anan (India), Nov 12, 2005 at 03:05

I would slightly modify it with your permission, Lisa, to say that 'there can be no humanity in a nation with Islamic Law'.

Also, we must recognise that given the nature of Islamic theology and its Ummah, there is no such thing as a Muslim minority. A very small percentage of Muslims can overwhelm entire nations, putting the very concept of peaceful co-existence under duress. Islam thrives on extreme polarisations and religion-backed violence, so that host societies are compelled to respond with like radicalism or fundamentalism for sheer survival, and this causes fragmentation and weakening given the inherent decency of the host cultures. Islam thus marginalises and brutalises accomodative host cultures not freely given to mob violence as State policy. The confused middle ground grows, unprepared for the naked aggressiveness of adherents of Islam, seeking peace through appeasement, on Islamic terms. Since Islamist aggressiveness arises out of a literal interpretation of the Holy Quran, the moderates are silenced; to oppose the aggressors is to oppose religious dictat and be accused of apostasy! It is ironical that those who dare stand up to the unholy arm-twisting in the host cultures render themselves opposed to the peacefulness and civility of their own doctrines, thus becoming open to attack as reactionaries from the very cultures they seek to defend. The middle population is then vulnerable for the pickings, by which time it is too late to recover lost ground.

Under the Islamist doctrine, there is no comparable squeamishness about minorities, whose own intransigence in not converting to Islam is responsible for their travails in the first place.

Diabolical, yet simple. It has worked too well down the ages. Important at this point in history to become fully aware of the nature of the beast.

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