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Submitted by Homefront (Australia), Sep 17, 2006 at 09:50

Dr Pipes,

If only Oriana had lived to see the latest round of violence due to Pope Benedict's quoting Manuel the 2nd's views on Isla. Manuel was a Christian Emperor of Constantinople before it was sacked and converted into Istanbul in the first phase of the Islamic destruction of Europe - expect the second final installment soon.

What was exactly said - Manuel II was debating a learned Persian about the merits of Islam: "Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman." This quote from a debate was used within the context of a discourse on the dangers of fundamentalism. Pope Benedict was repaid with a lesson in these very dangers. Riots, murders and church burnings ensued. Newspaper reporters called the comments silly and the Pope issued a statement apologising and saying that he did not mean to cause any offence. The retraction is a shame as I agreed with Manuel II all of Mohammed's benevolent precepts were stolen from the Bible and Torah he just seemed to make it okay to use violence, slavery and rape to spread the faith.

At no stage has anyone asked the obvious questions about the vanishing of freedom of speech. Islamic misinformation stalls at Universities regularly disseminate propaganda about their position with respect to Christ, women and other things to make their presence more palatable till they're strong enough to not bother with al taqiyya. They wisely eschew the topic of "Islam's attitude towards criticism of Islam". A tradition of critical thought essential to the operation of democracy and is the fatal incompatibility between the free thinking west and the tradition shackled east. Recent troubles arent the much hoped for socialist birthing pains of a new society but the death throws of an old one as it is eclipsed by a younger more brutal one.

Orianna Fallaci saw our blindness in the face of the explicit statements of intent from the Islamic world to eradicate and enslave our people and wash away our history as the death knell of a society that she had fought so hard to preserve. Her first book on the subject was released in 2001 3 years before Theo Van Gogh was murdered, and 4 before the Paris riots when the real signs of the cracks in the utopian dream of multi kulti Europe were beginning to appear for real. Now we may finally see what would have happened in Europe had the Barbary slavers overrun Rome or the Turkish Jannisaries had swarmed the city og Vienna.

In the light of recent events Oriana would probably have doubled the money she put on our failure. God bless her and lets hope her death does not put an end to her mission. The final chapter in her book is yet to be written though, will the west survive or will it succumb?




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