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"Moderate" Muslims amount to little

Reader comment on item: Bolstering Moderate Muslims
in response to reader comment: It won't work. It's time to throw in the cards and push ourselves away from the table.

Submitted by David Campbell (United States), Apr 18, 2007 at 09:43

Labels, such as a Muslim calling him or herself a "moderate" don't really amount to much, only results. I consider the moderates in decline based on their ineffectiveness, as contrasted to the continuing uprising of Islamism in Europe, Indonesia, etc. I have not read of any study which asserts that so called moderate Muslims are, I'm only basing my conclusion on empirical evidence, as reported in the media on a daily basis. And judging from the events which occur around the world, the moderates do not amount to any real force in the grand scheme of things.

Besides, as I've stated before, Islam is all one body, with the left side being the "moderate", while the right is the Islamist side. Both sides are governed by one brain, however, with one "soul", and one objective, to have the entire world submit to Islam.

Pope Benedict has lamented the fact that there is little reciprocity seen in Islamic countries with regard to the freedom of religion that the West promotes. It takes little real imagination to observe that a professional boxer with his hands tied behind his back, can get defeated eventually by a 90 pound weakling, given enough time. I see little difference between the strangulation of other religions - with their "hands" tied behind their back, and Islam allowed to go full bore, and the boxer/90 pound weakling scenario.

With Muslims allowed to build mosques in all nations, while prohibiting and disrespecting other religions in Islamic nations, the ultimate result is very predictable - Islamists win. I cannot help but feel that those who naively believe otherwise are related to ostriches who are encircled by hyenas.


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