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#1 The beginning of a quantitative analysis of the problem with the capacity to make testable assumptions.
This is an important achievement and could never have come from the Universities in the US.
Posted by Lord Garth 2011-11-08 07:49||
#2 An illuminating analysis. The first key breakthrough was seeing that the control system is not the entire> system, any more than the nervous system does not constitute the entire body. The second key breakthrough was distinguishing the information system from the enforcement system. The third was to realize that the liberal rethorical question "how does it start?" begs the question because "a start" doesn't apply to a cyclical system. (This implies that the islamic control system, being cyclical, cannot be recognized or understood by liberals because the system is inherently too complex for them to understand.)
Posted by Ptah 2011-11-08 10:02||
#3 "Lying in the furtherance of Islam is OK. More reason for erratic behavior."
Any questions about why it is futile to negotiate with Iran, Syria, Pakistan, etc...
So now we understand Mr. Ten Percent and his ilk.
Within Islam, these blithering psychopaths that lash out in random violence are "normal."
I have said it for twenty years, we are in a religious war with Islam and the sooner the West and those who are Judeo-Christian recognize it, the better...
Now I understand how they can continue to complain about the 150,000 the Crusaders murdered in Jerusalem and revere Tamerlain although he massacred the city of Baghdad to the tune of 1.5 million and built pyramids of human heads 40 feet high around the city walls...The crusaders were not Moslem, Tamerlain was....its that simple...two crimes one by Christians and one by Moslems...the Moslem is honored as a defender of the faith.
Posted by Bill Clinton 2011-11-08 10:45||
Timur probably killed at least 1.5 million but that was the career total. The Baghdad massacre is estimated from about 15,000 to about 40,000.
He also killed plenty of Christians.
One of the interesting events in this period is that the Christian states of Genoa and Venice rescued many Moslem Turks from being killed by Timur.
Posted by Lord Garth 2011-11-08 13:16||
#5 Oriana Fallaci was right - Islam is like a stagnant, bitter, poisionous pool spreading death and disease whereever it touches.
Hence the Middle East, Afghanistan, Pakistan, etc... and soon Europe....
Posted by CrazyFool 2011-11-08 16:52||