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Reader comment on item: Something Rotten in Denmark?
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Submitted by Sword of Islam (United Kingdom), Mar 15, 2006 at 17:16

Submitted by Anonymous, Mar 15, 2006 at 09:15
Then the participant said that in Confucianism (or it could be Taoism, I forgot) it is taught not to fight back for defending oneself. They are taught to be more polite when attacked, so that the person attacking them CAN NOT find another reason to attack further.


This is quite clearly a lie.

Yet again we see a partial quote that is taken out of context and misapplied. Ignorance or deliberate deceit? You can make your own mind up about that but neither is a respectable quality. You will note that Anonymous NEVER goes to such trouble to defend himself so the comparative vigour of this semi-coherent drivel partially supports this assertion.

Confuse Your Enemy is a primary objective in martial arts. (You note the similarity between the word 'confuse' and 'Confucius") This wisdom is over 2000 years old and holds true today. It is the primary objective of every military commander alongside that other maxim of Know Your Enemy. This unintentional 'slip' by Anonymous actually reveals his true feelings in a way that dozens of more aggressive postings never could. You will note that he NEVER makes a point and defends it - as dealing in facts and defending the indefensible would reveal him for what he is. Just as we saw with "Libyan".

Basically, this military strategy asserts that if you "confuse your enemy" it will make him ANGRY and when an opponent becomes angry they lose the capacity to think straight which in turn makes him/her more vulnerable to attack. If there were such a thing as a Terrorist Training Manual this little maxim would be at the top of Page One.

One only has to think about it logically. There are only three ways to eliminate anger - you can placate it by sympathising (surrender), you can obliterate it by force (conquest) or you can retreat (run away). To deliberately confuse is a stategy that can only serve to increase anger. And who ever heard of an angry man who needed a REASON to attack!? And in this deluded cranks fantasies if we attack enough times and with sufficient force it might unite his fellow cranks in glorious jihad against the West and the installation of a global Caliphate. Not in this lifetime, pal. Not in ANYBODY'S lifetime.

These guys are more dangerous than the suicide bombers as they are the very same people who send these kids to their deaths with a mixture of such ignorance and deliberate deceit. It may fool the uneducated kids in the sand dunes that they send to their deaths but they'll have to try a lot harder than that to fool us!

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