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Fire Worshipping Hindus Were Saved By The Light And Fire Of Truth And Inspiration, AMK

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Submitted by Rakshas 10 Anan (India), Dec 1, 2005 at 00:55

While respecting your sentiments for their honesty, AMK, it becomes obvious in discussions with Muslims that they are not trained to studying history and culture with an open mind, but are rather led to narrow tunnel-vision of their own history and background through a 'doctored' theological lens! This leads to an expansive vision of their religious background that is far from the truth experienced by their victims all over the world! The fruits of jihad from the Prophet's time have been extremely bitter indeed.

Moreover, intelligent and aware persons are not buying into Islam any longer, and so it is imperative for Muslims to rely on demographics for its advance, through subjugation of its women as breeding devices, and neglect of the ensuing scores of children, which is self-defeating and serves to make them all the more impoverished and backward. Owing to the cultivation of a very skewed and narrow world view, which must be paranoid by definition, since the rest of the world remembers the dark past of Islam (that can only lead to a shadowy future), adherents of Islam develop a complex of insecurity and victimisation, for which they themselves are entirely responsible.

What does it take to throw away the blinkers, let in the light in its full brilliance, learn to breath the fresh air of freedom of thought, speech and action, leading to an authentic development of humanism, mercy, compassion and brotherhood, irrespective of religion and politics? -- No strings attached, no hidden agenda, no supremacist motive, in fact.

We are not afraid of Fire, brother, to the contrary. It is the fire of the Sun that creates and sustains Life and illuminates all God's creatures alike, without discrimination. Shadows of fear and obscurantism are dipelled the minute you bring fire and light into cold and dank dungeons of thought! Please wake up!

The Internet is a free medium; you can access world history on the web, if you know how to recognise authentic sources, or even alternative perspectives, to create your own relatively unbiased perspective -- open to change and modification without threat of apostasy -- just though a fair sense of discernment.

Cultures like those in India have borne untold horrors and pain as victims of inhuman Islamic jihad over 1000 years! The artefacts of jihad are strewn all around us in fact, as archaeological evidence. It is also present in the Persian and Arabic historical chronicles of the time, and above all, in painstaking Hindu records, substantiated even by contemporary records of Chinese and European travellers. There are many forces in the present time that seek to suppress a genuine re-evaluation and authentication of Indian history, despite much evidence contrary to the racist colonial and allied marxist perspectives.

The reason why the majority of Indians are still Hindu, is for one thing a tribute to the self-belief, superiority and innate resilience of free and diverse Hindu systems of thought and supportive cultural practices, and also the tremendous fighting spirit of not just the warrior castes, but ultimately of all Indian castes, high and low, united through a common culture and history.

The desert raiders were faced with a vast and united country, giving the lie to the Missionary theories of a fragmented land strewn with warring kingdoms, to serve the myth of their own 'benefic' racist-imperialitst influence! Even the British took over through insidious divisive strategies from a single ruling Hindu group of Marathas that spanned almost the entire area of present-day India, in strategic alliance with smaller regional groups. They had already beaten the vast and mighty Mughal Empire that previously ruled.

The Sikhs are a group of warriors that were strongly amalgamated from among Hindus on the north-western border of present-day India, by their divine visionary leaders, for the protection of Hindus and their motherland. Many of these leaders were savagely massacred by victorious rulers, but they did not 'submit' in the face of barbaric torture. Indians throughout the land cherish the memories of these heroes, despite the self-serving colonial thrust of history writers, who sought to suppress their memory altogether, or to sanitise it in appeasement of the converted Muslims!

Even then, major portions of northwestern India were lost to the Hindus in the face of Islamic jihad, including most of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kashmir! The people of Nooristan preserved their wooden idols even after centuries of Islamic jihad. There is plenty of archaelogical evidence still preserved in the museums in Afghanistan, and the Bamiyan Buddhas are a stark reminder of repeated assault on the syncretic Hindu-Buddhist culture of many-a-region. It is now discovered that the Balti people of North Pakistan speak a variant of the Tibetan language, and many were the northern Central Asian groups that were converted wholesale, while mainland India simply refused to *Submit*!

So the Muslims did their damage through sheer terror and barbarism, but they could not take over entire India! The half Mongol -Turks, Persians, Afghans and Arab dynasties wreaked havoc across the territories they snatched after prolonged fighting, lasting over centuries at times! But Hindus prevailed in the end, because the raiders were rapists, looters and plunderers who were compelled to retreat to their homelands when the fighting intensified from time to time. They enriched those countries at the cost of India, but they were never accepted or assimilated in the Indian culture through wholesale conversions as it happened in the far-flung border areas. It was not a benign rule; Indians - majority Hindus fought them hard and were successful because God was on their side, and they did not surrender out of fear of the crippling costs of autonomy and independence imposed upon them!!!

That cycle of colonial humiliation and exploitation is now over, and India rises once again out of the ashes of barbaric invasions and impoverishment! Further distortions will not wash, AMK!

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