Saturday, January 10, 2015

Enough Part 3: Coping With The Objectors

Much of the effort that must go into saving the country will be educational: not in the conventional sense of teaching facts to people who don’t already know them (or haven’t been allowed to learn them), but in eliciting their ability to deduce logically from what they already know, and encouraging them to use it.

This is particularly important in the matter of Islam.

An anonymous commenter to this essay recently said:

I'm still having a hard time with universally grouping certain people who otherwise show no evil tendencies into the same group as true evil practitioners just because they were born into and raised under a particular religion. If you all are truly correct in your blanket approach, I'm sure I'll come around, because I have a lot of respect for the management and contributors here, rarely finding a word I disagree with. Meanwhile I will continue to evaluate my cautious case-by-case outlook.

I replied:

It’s like this, Anon:
  1. The dictates of Islam mandate the conversion, subjugation, or death of all non-Muslims;
  2. To declare oneself a Muslim is to endorse the dictates of Islam;
  3. A declared Muslim therefore subscribes to that doctrine.

The usual rejoinder from people who don’t want to believe such a thing about their “nice, peaceable neighbors” always reduces either to “well, they reject that part of it” or “oh, they don’t really mean it.” Yet in every nation that has permitted Islam to gain a foothold among as much as 3% of its residents, the results have been the same:

  • Demands for special privileges and accommodations on the basis of Islam;
  • Disruption of public thoroughfares and events that displease Muslims;
  • Brutalization of women, girls, Jews, homosexuals, and “dissidents;”
  • Eventually, the establishment of Islamic exclaves (look it up) where the laws of the nation are set aside in favor of sharia.

That puts both the “reject that part” and the “don’t mean it” exculpations in the toilet where they belong.

(The Islamic doctrines of taqiyya and kitman are of particular importance to this progression. If you aren’t yet familiar with those terms, get familiar now!)

The problem, as I said in that previous piece, is Americans’ near to uniform unwillingness to believe ill of persons that have not palpably harmed them. Yet were those neighbors to style themselves Nazis – a creed which, though it lacks Islam’s theological decorations, is no more hostile to American principles than Islam is, proclaims many of the same doctrines and objectives, and indeed had the support of the highest Islamic authorities during World War II – the reaction would be diametrically the opposite, “nice, peaceable neighbors” or not. Muslims get special treatment because they claim to be following a religion.

It’s plainly high time that Americans learn to distinguish genuine religions from fake ones.

The strawman thrown up by many defenders of Islam (and of the continued uncritical admission of immigrats from Islamic countries) is that “we can’t deport all those people!” That, of course, has no bearing on whether the U.S. continues to admit such persons. But more to the point, deporting the estimated 3 million Muslims already in America is neither necessary nor politically desirable.

What’s required of us is:

  • Heightened vigilance toward Muslims and Islamic institutions;
  • Refusal to grant Muslims any privileges, whether legal or commercial, on the basis of their creed;
  • Intolerance of any activity by Muslims that disrupts the peaceable, lawful activities of other Americans (e.g., blocking public thoroughfares to “pray”).

Have no doubt of it: Those measures will make some Muslims very angry. They expect to get special privileges and accommodations; when they don’t get them by merely demanding them, they tend toward more militant measures, including open lawbreaking. Were they to be treated as we would treat other Americans under the same circumstances, those incapable of adjusting to the norm would either self-deport or languish in prison. The rest could be long as we never, ever cease to watch them closely and admit no more of them to our nation.

It’s not cosmological physics. Hell, it’s not even rocket science.

Finally, Muslims are adept at fan-dancing their aims behind insincere protestations of tolerance. However, when compelled to face a sharp, yes or no question about their vicious aims and willingness to use violence to get their way, they invariably evade it:

David Horowitz is a highly experienced debater. He knows how to put an opponent on the spot – and he doesn’t hesitate to do so when the occasion demands it, even when the opponent is a sweet-looking young woman with a mouth full of “welcome.” In the above clip, perhaps the most valuable video evidence of Islam’s treachery available today, he provides a flawless demostration of the technique, with which every alert and aware American should familiarize himself.

To conclude: quite recently, we were blessed with a bald refutation of the old saw that “Islam means peace” by one who ought to know very well:

And also, most explicitly:

Both these clips are absolutely crucial to a clear understanding of the threat Islam represents toward the Western, Christian-Enlightenment cultures of the First World...especially that of the United States of America.

Connect the dots.


Backwoods Engineer said...

To your about about the Nazi-Islam connection: Iran = Aryan. Say both words. Then look it up. It's true.

Anonymous said...

Me again. I watched these videos, and I also found this one ( with Al Rassooli, and it's very interesting. Again, I can't really disagree with anything that's being said here, and I haven't seen too much that I wasn't already aware of...except for the "persistent persistence" of the near-universal perceived-superiority/jihad/WHATEVER-it-takes mentality.

Here's my breakdown of why it took me so long to get it. I am a lapsed Christian. I closely adhere to Christian morals and values, I think more people need Jesus and the Bible. The problem for me is that I can not personally accept the existence of a God. But for those who can, I support it and would go so far as to say I foster it. But when it comes to personal enlightenment of others, I cannot relate, and so I put it all into the container "beliefs of others that I don't personally share, but accept".

To the extent that others follow their corresponding faiths, Christianity being the one with which I'm most familiar, be it the "cowboy god" of grace said around a frontier campfire, or the Evangelical hashing out the finer points of Jesus' teachings, these are all things which I "get"...except for the God part.

And so I suppose my failing to understand completely the dangers of Islam related to the fact that I recognize differences between the milder and stronger Christian adherents, and have projected these differences onto the adherents of Islam. I missed the part about Christianity scaling well around the concept of God/Jesus/Golden Rule, and Islam's corresponding focus primarily on jihad.

In closing, I agree completely with the prescription you laid out, Fran, of heightened vigilance, refusal to grant special privileges, hopeful self-deportation, and finally guarded tolerance. All of these things, while perhaps not ideal for minimizing the likelihood of a Muslim critical mass, correspond completely with my understanding of the "American way". I thank you for the enlightenment, and for being patient with me.

Reg T said...

It's really quite simple. ISIS is islam come out of the closet. The true face of orthodox islam. Obama refuses to admit it, but it is a fact, nonetheless. There is not a single thing that ISIS does that it is not commanded to do by the Qu'ran and Hadiths.

islam is not a religion, it is a cult pretending to be a religion, using that fact for the benefits, privileges and protections that the West provides for religions (unless you are a Christian - no protections or privileges for _you_, buddy).

The world - and America - will not be safe from muslims until it is understood that "islam" does not mean "peace". It literally translates as "submission" and will accept no less than total submission from everyone. Even then, most of those who submit will be killed or enslaved (sex slaves, too).

If you want to see what the world would be like in a Universal Caliphate (the goal of all orthodox muslims), simply look at the places where ISIS controls the land.

Flyover Pilgrim said...

All those nice moslem you work with, hire, are neighbors with, have coffe with, buy gas and food from, are JUST LIKE that condescending, hateful young woman. They would turn on you in an INSTANT. An instant. Don't doubt it for a second.