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Submitted by Reuben Horne (Australia), Apr 16, 2006 at 19:55

Dr Pipes,

Ideologies have been the greatest and most destructive plague of the western world in the 20th and the early twenty first century. Their ability to avoid recognition and detection both externally and within the minds of people who cling to them is extraordinary. People possess radical ideologies without even realising they are just that. The left wing couches its every view in a high minded and unbearable context of assymetric morality. America is the source of all evil so an indefinite period of mea culpa is advocated by them for the still most powerful nation in the world during which it is morally unacceptable of the US to even consider acting in its own defense. Casting aside their disguise once and for all and as a true signal to the real weakness of the west in Universities they now openly question the merits of democracy and promote the interests of radical theocratic morons. "One standard is as good as any other," they shout in aid of total moral relativism. If facts are twisted in their efforts to portray our society as the very son of Shaitan himself then this is merely for the greater good from their perspective. Freedom of speech has never in all of its history been so abused. It may even signal its death knell.

Paradoxically in the west the ability of the left to completely capture and subvert total areas of government policy has left us with the position where migration and foreign affairs are at odds with eachother. On the one hand the left wing migration departments plow ahead accepting hundreds of thousands of Middle Eastern migrants who are the most radical, the least educated and the most violent of any group we've ever seen come to our countries before. Thus domestically the ideologies and tenants of belief which we are fighting militarily against overseas find fertile ground within our own countries. Overseas Islamism is a military problem, here it becomes a policing problem and one which is more readily hampered by civil standards of human rights. Europe sold its soul and decided to become forever the apologist by bringing these two sets of policies into line. No military action overseas and total obsequieousness to their domestic Islamic minorities. Once held terrified by the self spawned phenomenon of fascism now the european people are all effectively hostages of the 40 million odd and growing population of muslims in their midst. Dhimmis before they've even become a minority in their own countries. Where there should be outrage and reaffirmation of national identity and standards, and in the place of mass deportations and radical rearrangement of government policies there is instead a sad sense of the inevitable in europe. When it comes to the question of whether a crescent moon will rest over St Peter's Basillica an Italian will not say it is a matter of "Never!" but rather an issue of "when".

Reuben Horne.

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