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Communism and Nazism are incomparable

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in response to reader comment: Communism was easy

Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Dec 6, 2006 at 14:16

Dear Leo, you wrote :

"Radical muslims don't care that an average American owns 10 pairs of jeans, Russians did. It will be so much more difficult if at all possible. Too bad that our biggest enemy owns our energy source."

I agree with you and the reason is that basically both Germans and Russians shared implicitly the same value system as their American foes. Both Russia and Germany were at the core formed - if we like it or not - by Christian and Enlightment values long before Nazists and communists came to power and both fundamentally remained so . Common civilization survived despite ideological , political and military conflict. That's why it was relatively easy for victors to integrate those countries after defeat .

With Islam it is absolutely not the case. Here there is no underlying community of values. If you accept their values you'll have to reject ours. The victory of their civilization will be the end of ours. There is no place for kaffirs -unless as slaves or corpses- in this world in the Muslim plan of salvation .

In view of that I find this analogy (with all its implications) of recent European totalitarianisms and Islam quite unconvincing.


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