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Islam Itself is the Enemy

Reader comment on item: Debate in London: Radical Islam vs. Civilization

Submitted by Domenic Pepe (United States), Feb 3, 2007 at 09:13

To quote Dr. Pipes above,

" Our goal must be, in this case, the emergence of Islam that is modern, moderate, democratic, humane, liberal, and good neighborly. And that it is respectful of women, homosexuals, atheists, whoever else. One that grants non-Muslims equal rights with Muslims."

I respectfully submit the opinion that this statement above is a kind of oxymoron. An islam that is " modern, moderate, democratic, humane, liberal, and good neighborly. and is respectful of women, homosexuals, atheists, whoever else....an islam that grants non-Muslims equal rights with Muslims," is not islam. And that is the core of the problem. Islam, by its own logical definition of itself, through its own koran and its own clerical expositions, through its own historical practice, is what Civilization is not.

Islam has a 1300 year history of opposing the values of western freeedom, democracy, tolerance, liberality, equality, and especially equal rights before the law for everyone. Islam is like a deadly contagious virus on the human psyche. It indoctrinates its followers with patently false beliefs that promote intolerance, aggression, and outright brutality against others. Islam can only be described in psychiatric terms as psychopathic and sociopathic. That is why islam itself, is "radical islam." Islam itself is barbaric relative to the values of Civilization as Dr. Pipes himself defines Civilization.

The history of islam and its interactions with other cultures and peoples demonstrate that islam is fundamentally incapable of making the transition from barbarism to civilization. This is a fact that must be clearly understood and appreciated in order to determine how to deal with this dire threat to humanity and the ongoing progress of civilization. The true believers of islam, the islamic clergy that formulate, dictate, perpetrate, and enforce islamic beliefs which are antithetical to Civilization, are not going to easily submit to the values of a free, liberal, tolerant, civilization where one's personal religious beliefs are generally held apart from the laws of an equal rights based secular society.

Most likely, if history is any guide, islamic psychopathology, like nazi psychopathology, will have to be totally crushed and vanquished through a war that will unequivocally show Civilization, not islamic barbarism, as the clear victor. Islam, as it has shown itself throughout 1300 years of a mostly hostile, aggressive, and barbaric, history, is intrinsically incompatible with Civilization. Let's us not any longer ignore the implications of a resurgent fanatic, intolerant, psychopathic, inhumane, uncivilized ideology that now has the financial resources through its control of the oil chokepoint of the world economy, as well as increasing military power and its encouragement and support of bloodthirsty muslim murderers among us, to severely disrupt, if not bring down Civilization itself. What derelicts of our Civilized heritage our leaders will be if they fail to confront barbaric islam for what it historically truly is, and to destroy this hateful and oppressive contagion on Civilization and the human psyche.

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