Thursday, January 13, 2011

Deception Of The Fourth Kind

We must seek to connect the dots…

By de Andréa

Those familiar with Sharia law and what is called “Cultural or Stealth Jihad” already know this, but it bears repeating, again and again. We must be reminded of what the West is up against, a deception of the fourth kind.

The threat of ‘Islamic Theocracy’ goes well beyond terrorism. Terrorism is but 'one tool' in the advancement of Islamic supremacy and the oppression of Sharia law.

This is why Islamic leaders and organizations that ‘deceivingly denounce’ terrorism but support Sharia law are in no way “moderates.” Think about the Muslim Brotherhood. Their ultimate objective is the same as the terrorists’—the only difference is the means to get there. Read a recent related article.

In an editorial Sunday January 10, 2011 entitled “Under Siege,” the New York Times laments the recent bombing committed by radical Islamists against a Christian church in Egypt. The Times also ran an editorial entitled “A Brave Man Killed,” in which it lamented the assassination of Salman Taseer, the governor of Pakistan’s Punjab province who had called for the repeal of Pakistan’s anti-blasphemy law. This law, popular with Pakistan’s Muslim majority, imposes a mandatory death sentence on anyone convicted of insulting Islam. Similar to Americas hate speech laws, we are just a step away from imposing this Islamic Sharia law.

Under the anti-blasphemy law, a Christian mother of four was sentenced to death because she just questioned something about the Islamic faith.

Although the Times is beginning to recognizes these symptoms as a virulent disease, it is incapable or unwilling to connect the dots in order to decipher its cause or scope – global Islamic fundamentalism.

Pakistan, a Nuclear power, is imploding because of the rising influence of Islam inside and outside the government. As reported by the Middle East Media Research Institute, on January 4, 2011, just a few hours after the assassination of Salman Taseer, more than 500 Pakistani religious scholars and clerics issued a statement lauding the assassin, who was Taseer’s bodyguard. They praised the assassin for keeping alive a “tradition of 1,400 years in Islam” which requires the killing of anyone committing an act of blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad. Remember, this is Islam, the peaceful tolerant religion.

The two most powerful Muslim countries today – Saudi Arabia and Iran – are Islamic fundamentalist regimes intolerant of any religion other than Islam.

We saw what happened when the fundamentalist Taliban ran Afghanistan.

Christians in Sudan and Nigeria have suffered violence and persecution at the hands of Islamic fundamentalists. The Sudanese are trying to solve this problem by holding a secession referendum to split off the more non-Muslim southern portion of Sudan from the Muslim majority north. Not so fast, says the spiritual leader of the terrorists supporting global Muslim Brotherhood. This leading Sunni scholar, Yousuf Al-Qaradhawi, has warned that it is prohibited for a Muslim to vote for the secession of South Sudan. Does anyone really believe that the violence will end if the secession is approved?

Even the so-called moderate Muslim regimes are infected by the Islamic fundamentalist disease. Turkey, for example, opposed the appointment of Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen to the post of Secretary-General of NATO because of his unwillingness to apologize for the cartoons of Mohammad that had appeared in the Danish press and sparked riots and violence throughout the Muslim world. Turkey Muslims by the way are campaigning to reinstate the Ottoman Empire.

Ruled by an Islamic party, Turkey is now turning away from the principles laid down by the founder of the modern day secular Turkish state, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. He believed that Islamic religious law must be separated from secular law.

Attaturk said: “We must liberate our concepts of justice, our laws, and our legal institutions from the bonds which, even though they are incompatible with the needs of our century, still hold a tight grip on us”.

We are witnessing a worldwide attempt by Islamic fundamentalists to fuse mosque and state together and to establish the absolute supremacy of Islam wherever they rule. They will use whatever means is most effective in the circumstances to accomplish their objective, whether it be via terrorism or preceded by moderate stealth infiltration and manipulation of existing institutions as in Europe and the U.S.

Muslims are using the United Nations to accomplish the same thing through their contamination of international law with Sharia (Islamic law principles. The fifty-six member state Organization of Islamic Conference – which wields enormous influence at the United Nations – has been relentless in pursuing a binding international treaty in the UN General Assembly that would forbid insult to, or mockery of, religion and its accompanying practices, symbols, artifacts, and figures. It has managed so far to push annual resolutions through the United Nations Human Rights Council and the General Assembly declaring the “defamation of religions’ to be a violation of international law (of course Islam is the only religion specifically mentioned). The sponsor has often been Pakistan, a country with the law making blasphemy a capital offense.

The Times is incredibly naive in believing that the problem with such blasphemy laws is how its supporters “have shaped the debate” about them. Islamists are relentless in making sure that there is no real debate at all. Anyone who wants to change the blasphemy laws in countries such as Pakistan, already cowering from Islamic violence, is marked for death.

In the West, where democracies value freedom of expression, the Islamists play on Western guilt by complaining about Islamophobia and religious discrimination even though Islam by all Western standards is no more a religion than Nazism. They play the race card even though Islam is not a race. They are succeeding in laying the groundwork for limitations on freedom of expression.

It is alarming but not unexpected, to say the least, that the Obama administration not only decided to join the Islamist-dominated UN Human Rights Council (which regularly produces free speech suppression resolutions), but co-sponsored his own resolution with Egypt, What can you expect from a president who says he is a Muslim.

Although this resolution purports to protect freedom of expression, it feeds right into the Islamists’ agenda of world domination, oppression, and supremacy. It condemns “the promotion by certain media of false images and negative stereotypes” and calls for action against anything that smacks of “negative racial and religious stereotyping.”

President Obama delivered his June 2009 speech to the Muslim world in Cairo, hosted by Al-Azhar University and the University of Cairo. During his “Cairo speech,” he proposed a new beginning in Islamic-U.S. relations. The truth is Islam cannot have equal relations with any nation except another Islamic State, read the Hadith. Obama praised Al-Azhar University as a “beacon of Islamic learning,” a place “that carried the light of learning through so many centuries, paving the way for Europe’s Renaissance and Enlightenment.” However, as I describe in painstaking detail in the book Lethal Engagement, this “beacon of learning” expelled a professor and student – both devout Muslims. The university then turned them over to the Egyptian police for arrest for simply raising questions about Islamic fundamentalism and its consequences such as the persecution of Christians and mistreatment of women. Again what can you expect from our Muslim president.

Islamic fundamentalism, as expressed through Sharia law, contradicts the notion that all human beings are entitled to be treated with equal dignity and have inalienable rights. Sharia law separates believers from non-believers, sanctioning inferior status, if not outright death, for the latter. In this Islamic worldview, religious tolerance is a one-way street. Women in Islam are degraded to submissiveness under misogynist laws. Children are programmed to hate from birth. Critical thought that questions official Islamic doctrines is regarded as the crime of defamation of Islam, punishable by death. As a result Muslims are incapable of original thought doing only what they are robotically programmed to do.

THE BOTTOM LINE: Western democracies must recognize that we are facing a global threat not from a religion but from the deception of a supremacist political ideology much like Nazism that is at complete odds with self-government, human reason, and individual liberties. We must challenge the ideas and methods of Islamists at every turn, and not make excuses for them, accommodate them or be blindly deceived into believing that a serious threat to our culture and our freedoms does not exist. Apathy and complacency regarding Islam will most certainly lead to the demise of Western culture. Moreover we will not be able to blame this on God or the devil or anyone else but ourselves.

“The greatest threat to mankind and civilization is the spread of the totalitarian philosophy [in any form]. Its best ally is not the devotion of its followers but the confusion [deception] of its enemies. To fight it, we must understand it.” -- Ayn Rand
Don’t be deceived…
de Andréa

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