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#1 The thought occurs to me: victory, to the Muslim mind, and more particularly to the Arab mind, is the only way to demonstrate that one's cause has Allah'a approval and is therefore right. The honourable prime minister of Turkey, an Islamicist of the first water, has staked a lot on driving out his former best friend, the dishonourable president of Syria. What will Mr. Erdogan think of himself, and what will others think of him, should Mr. Assad be proved to have Allah's approval? Successful massacres complete with women's cries and enemies fleeing before him would seem to be a pretty clear sign, after all.
Come to think of it, that must be why Muslims favour the strong horse -- it's the only guidepost that enables them to thread between the Devil of following the wrong school of thought and being therefore in Allah's eyes apostate and headed for hell in the world to come and the the deep blue sea of being crushed between powerful and violent men in this world.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-03-14 13:27||
#2 Took time off butchering Kurds to say this.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-03-14 13:31||