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Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]

Submitted by YAIR DOTAN (Panama), Feb 15, 2006 at 10:07

The war between Islam and the Christian world has not ceased since the days of the first Khalif (Abu Baker, 632 AD). IT HAS NEVER BEEN A POLITICAL WAR - IT HAS ALWAYS BEEN, AS IT IS TODAY, A RELIGIOUS WAR.

The warning in the article, that it is better for everybody, Muslims and westerners, that the Muslim world does not disengage from the Western world, is a general truth. This general truth is similar in its' insignificance as the "advice" I sometimes get about the business I run: "You should buy cheap, sell at high prices, and lower your expenses". All true, but without the "how" - totally insignificant.

The war between the west and the Muslim world, being a religious war, is a perpetual war. Because of the great increase of the destructive powers of modern weapons, it will end only in destruction or submission. It will end in the destruction of one of the sides, of both sides, or in the submission of the west to the Muslims.

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