“Although this appears to have been something I might have written...it would have not come from me... So far as I can determine, the author of this essay in its original form is a guy named Paul E. Marek...Thanks, in any event, for showing me this essay. In its fundamental aspects it is devastatingly accurate.“
This piece, aptly characterized above, is not about Nazism, or Communist China, or even communism. It is about sociological REALITY. It’s about what human beings do when they’re faced with certain challenges, en masse. It looks at history, observes the dynamics & draws parallels forward into today’s global situation. It is not supported by any statistical analysis, budgetary office endorsements or psychological testing, as some of my recent commenters insist upon. It is, however, supported by a broad understanding of human nature against history, a healthy dose of street wisdom, and the another critical sociological reality: the common sense of self preservation.
Please. Read the following. Observe for yourself the world around us, the current political climate’s penchant for appeasement & manipulating language toward the ‘less offensive.’
Please. Note BHO’s ‘outreach’ (acquiescence) to the Muslim world, & note Al Queda’s & Iran’s spittle running down BHO’s outwardly thrust chin. Note Fort Hood. Note Christmas Day bomber.
We, peace-lovers all, will be rendered irrelevant by our silence. It’s time to put away the flowery speeches & flaccid twigs. It is time to look to our own history & draw parallels into the present. It’s time to “Speak softly and carry a big stick.”
A German's View on Islam
This is by far the best explanation of the Muslim terrorist situation I have ever read. His references to past history are accurate and clear. Not long, easy to understand, and well worth the read. The author of this email is said to be Dr. Emanuel Tanay, a well-known and well-respected psychiatrist.
A man, whose family was German aristocracy prior to World War II, owned a number of large industries and estates. When asked how many German people were true Nazis, the answer he gave can guide our attitude toward fanaticism. 'Very few people were true Nazis,' he said, 'but many enjoyed the return of German pride, and many more were too busy to care. I was one of those who just thought the Nazis were a bunch of fools. So, the majority just sat back and let it all happen. Then, before we knew it, they owned us, and we had lost control, and the end of the world had come. My family lost everything. I ended up in a concentration camp and the Allies destroyed my factories.'
We are told again and again by 'experts' and 'talking heads' that Islam is the religion of peace and that the vast majority of Muslims just want to live in peace. Although this unqualified assertion may be true, it is entirely irrelevant. It is meaningless fluff, meant to make us feel better, and meant to somehow diminish the spectre of fanatics rampaging across the globe in the name of Islam.
The fact is that the fanatics rule Islam at this moment in history. It is the fanatics who march. It is the fanatics who wage any one of 50 shooting wars worldwide. It is the fanatics who systematically slaughter Christian or tribal groups throughout Africa and are gradually taking over the entire continent in an Islamic wave. It is the fanatics who bomb, behead, murder, or honour-kill. It is the fanatics who take over mosque after mosque. It is the fanatics who zealously spread the stoning and hanging of rape victims and homosexuals. It is the fanatics who teach their young to kill and to become suicide bombers.
The hard, quantifiable fact is that the peaceful majority, the 'silent majority,' is cowed and extraneous.
Communist Russia was comprised of Russians who just wanted to live in peace, yet the Russian Communists were responsible for the murder of about 20 million people. The peaceful majority were irrelevant. China's huge population was peaceful as well, but Chinese Communists managed to kill a staggering 70 million people.
The average Japanese individual prior to World War II was not a warmongering sadist. Yet, Japan murdered and slaughtered its way across South East Asia in an orgy of killing that included the systematic murder of 12 million Chinese civilians; most killed by sword, shovel, and bayonet.
And who can forget Rwanda, which collapsed into butchery. Could it not be said that the majority of Rwandans were 'peace loving'?
History lessons are often incredibly simple and blunt, yet for all our powers of reason, we often miss the most basic and uncomplicated of points: Peace-loving Muslims have been made irrelevant by their silence.
Peace-loving Muslims will become our enemy if they don't speak up, because like my friend from Germany, they will awaken one day and find that the fanatics own them, and the end of their world will have begun.
Peace-loving Germans, Japanese, Chinese, Russians, Rwandans, Serbs, Afghans, Iraqis, Palestinians, Somalis, Nigerians, Algerians, and many others died because the ‘peace-loving majority’ did nothing to stop the madness. They not speak up until it was too late.