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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Apr 30, 2007 at 17:58

Farid H. wrote :

> By the way, IMHO the same same holds true for Christians, Jews, and any other believers, regarding their own radical fundamentalists. (...) It's not only a cultural phenomenon, it's also a medication, a kind of psychological drug.

You're trying to express a right idea in a wrong way , Moslem . I find the below opinion I once came across much more lucid and convincing :

"If Marx was correct when stating that "religion is the opiate of the masses," then we are equally correct in observing that Islam is the crack cocaine of the masses."

> And like every medication, it is only beneficial if taken in small doses.

You mean - taking the crack cocaine in small doses is beneficial . You make "moderate" Moslems this way.

> Too much of it, and you get sick and could even die.

How do you mean ? A Moslem sick with Islam ? It's intriguing ! Such a patient seems to badly need a kafiri doctor.

> I often compare radical islamists to junkies, people who blindly absorbed too much Islam for their own good.

And what do you compare "moderate Moslems" to ? To "moderate addicts" ?

> What about those who are already radicalized? (...) And only Muslims are able to talk to their own fundamentalists; simply because they know their way of thinking.

How frank of you ! You admit that all Moslems share essentially the same views. We kaffirs have nothing in common with you.


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