April 9, 2008
Radical Islam's Plan For World DominationTopics: Understanding Islam
Today's must-read article comes from Ed Vitagliano via AFA Journal. You fail to read it at your own peril, and that of the rest of us as well:
[...] In a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece in January 2008, Judea Pearl, a UCLA computer science professor and the father of Daniel, noted the implacable nature of such Muslim radicals. Pearl said, "The shocking element in Danny's murder was that he was killed, not for what he wrote or planned to write, but for what he represented - America, modernity, openness, pluralism, curiosity, dialogue, fairness, objectivity, freedom of inquiry, truth and respect for all people."Read it all - here....
Across the globe Islam appears to be mutating into a more virulent and aggressive strain, confronting the West with a radical ideology that is demanding submission to Allah - or else.
[...[ Just as Hitler blamed the Jews and others for the problems of the nation, so Islamists blame Jews and corrupt Western ideals for the problems of the Ummah, the worldwide Muslim community.
Part of the appeal of this movement for Muslims is that Islamofascists declare themselves to be the true heirs of the message of the Prophet Muhammad.
"Today jihadists are making recruits among peaceful Muslims worldwide by appealing to the teachings of the Quran and Muhammad, and on that basis portraying themselves as the exponents of 'pure Islam,'" said Robert Spencer, director of Jihad Watch and author of Religion of Peace? Why Christianity Is and Islam Isn't. "They claim they have rediscovered, as a popular jihadist pamphlet termed it, 'the forgotten obligation' of jihad."
Jihad is an Arabic word meaning "struggle," and can refer to either the internal struggle against unrighteousness or the external struggle against unbelievers - including "holy war."
British jihadist Sheikh Abu Hamza al-Masri, currently in prison, summarized the goal of this holy war: "Allah is the only one that must be worshipped on Earth, and the only way to guarantee this is to control all the land masses, air, and sea and give Islam the proper channel to be heard by the people."
Spencer said the West had better take note of what is happening throughout the Muslim world. "We fool ourselves when we imagine that the problem is a localized 'Islamic fundamentalism,' a 'hijacking' of an originally peaceful religion, such that the great majority of its adherents not only do not participate in religiously sanctioned violence, but also actively disapprove of it on grounds derived from the religion itself. In reality, active jihadists, while a minority among Muslims, base their actions in Islamic theology and are in the ascendancy throughout the Islamic world."
Posted by Richard at April 9, 2008 9:30 AM
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