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RE: Moderate Islam

Reader comment on item: How to End Terrorism:

Submitted by John (United States), Dec 9, 2006 at 13:09

There is really no such thing as this "moderate Islam" phantom.... Violence, hatred, conquest, and the abuse of women are inherent values for Islam. All of these things were preached and practiced by the "prophet" himself and by his immediate successors. Sure, you can find violent and misogynistic Christians, Hindus, or Buddhists, but would Jesus or Buddha themselves or their immediate disciples ever have been involved in such things ? Of course not. Islam is rancid and rotten to the core because it was brutal, intolerant, and misogynistic from the very start. Any "moderate form of Islam" that abandons the core values of hatred, intolerance, and hostility to women is not really Islam at all.

We should show no more tolerance for Islam than we do for Naziism. Or, maybe we should follow the liberals' lead and try to "understand Naziism" by reading Mein Kampf or supporting "moderate Naziism" and "moderate Nazis." The enlightened world had better wake up fast. If we don't, our children or grandchildren will live in the kind of backwards hell-hole that is the Middle East today. Imagine your son or grandson getting his arm cut off for taking a piece of candy. Imagine your daughter or granddaughter getting her genitalia mutilated, or being stoned to death for the crime of being a rape victim.


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