Prompted by President Obama’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast last week, Sergei Bourachaga sends the following essay.
President Obama, Islamic Terrorism, And The Naked Emperor
by Sergei Bourachaga
On Thursday February 5 2015 US President Barack Obama, during a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast, while condemning a long list of atrocities committed by ISIL in the name of Islam, pointed out to his audience that the US and Western democracies should not conflate the acts of a “vicious death cult” named ISIS with the totality of the 1.6 billion Muslims who practice the religion of peace.
President Obama invited his audience also to reflect on the historical facts that Christianity used the same barbaric tactics of ISIS during the Crusades and the Spanish Inquisition — both scourges where “people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ.”
President Obama, while acknowledging that the followers of every religion have “a sinful tendency” to distort and pervert the basic tenet of a faith, invited the audience to share his optimism that Islam is not beyond redemption. The solution he suggested was very simple-Basic HUMILITY. A brand new 21st century form of humility, a panacea tailored to contain Islamic fanaticism by reminding every Jihadi on this planet that “No God condones terror. No grievance justifies the taking of innocent lives, or the oppression of those who are weaker or fewer in number.”
What did President Obama say? “No God condones terror.” Obviously he never read the Koran in its original Arabic version, and thus failed to grasp the fundamental fact that Allah the God of Islam is a God of terrorism “par excellence”, and He clearly instructs Muslims in the following verse to embrace terrorism as a religious duty:
“We will put terror into the hearts of the unbelievers (Jews, Christians, Hindus). They serve other Gods for whom no sanction has been revealed. Hell shall be their home; dismal indeed is the dwelling place of the evil-doers”. — Koran 3:149
Did president Obama study history before adding his voice and giving credibility to the Islamic fundamentalist narrative that the Crusades, and the atrocities committed in the Holy Land, by Christians in the name of Christ, contributed to the modern grievances you find on every Muslim Jihadi website? Does he suffer from a selective amnesia that confounded in his mind critical dates and events?
Islam launched the conquest of the European continent by invading Spain in 711 AD. On April 29, 711 the armies of Tariq Ibn Zyad landed at Gibraltar (known in the Arab world as Jabal Tariq), and he immediately ordered his followers to burn all the ships used during the invasion to eliminate the possibility of a retreat, and he made the following speech, highly glorified in every Muslim school in the Middle East:
“Oh my warriors, whither would you flee? Behind you is the sea, before you, the enemy. You have left now only the hope of your courage and your constancy. Your enemy is before you, protected by an innumerable army; he has men in abundance, but you, as your only aid, have your own swords, and, as your only chance for life, such chance as you can snatch from the hands of your enemy…You have heard that in this country there are a large number of ravishingly beautiful Greek maidens, their graceful forms are draped in sumptuous gowns on which gleam pearls, coral, and purest gold, and they live in the palaces of royal kings. The Commander of True Believers, Alwalid, son of Abdalmelik, has chosen you for this attack from among all his Arab warriors; and he promises that you shall become his comrades and shall hold the rank of kings in this country. Such is his confidence in your intrepidity. The one fruit which he desires to obtain from your bravery is that the word of Allah shall be exalted in this country, and that the true religion of Islam shall be established here. The spoils will belong to yourselves.” (Source)
The First Crusade was launched by European powers in 1096 AD, after almost three centuries of Islamic fanaticism ravaged Europe, and induced the major powers of the era to force down the throat of Islam the very bitter pill it was forcing Europe to swallow. Islamic obsession with the destruction and conquest of Europe did not end until 1683, the year that witnessed the defeat the Islamic Ottoman Turkish armies at the gates of Vienna.
I am not sure what kind of historical records or documents Mr. Obama reads to familiarize himself with the historical roots of Islamic violence targeting Christianity in the past, and Western democracies following the Judeo-Christian tradition today, but a good starting point for him should be a thorough review of the writings of John Quincy Adams the sixth President (1825-1829) of the United States of America, who managed to depict with absolute accuracy the historical roots of the Islamic threat almost two centuries ago. In a lengthy essay Quincy wrote:
“Prophet Mahomet, combining the powers of transcendent genius, with the preternatural energy of a fanatic, and the fraudulent spirit of an impostor, proclaimed himself as a messenger from Heaven, and spread desolation and delusion over an extensive portion of the earth. Adopting from the sublime conception of the Mosaic law, the doctrine of one omnipotent God;…he humbled it to the dust, by adapting all the rewards and sanctions of his religion to the gratification of the sexual passion. He poisoned the sources of human felicity at the fountain, by degrading the condition of the female sex, and the allowance of polygamy; and he declared undistinguishing and exterminating war, as a part of his religion, against all the rest of mankind. THE ESSENCE OF HIS DOCTRINE WAS VIOLENCE AND LUST: TO EXALT THE BRUTAL OVER THE SPIRITUAL PART OF HUMAN NATURE.”
“The precept of the Koran is, perpetual war against all who deny, that Mahomet is the prophet of God. The vanquished may purchase their lives, by the payment of tribute; the victorious may be appeased by a false and delusive promise of peace; and the faithful follower of the prophet, may submit to the imperious necessities of defeat: but the command to propagate the Moslem creed by the sword is always obligatory, when it can be made effective. The commands of the prophet may be performed alike, by fraud, or by force.” Source: Blunt, Joseph, The American Annual Register for the Years 1827-8-9 (New York: E. & G.W. Blunt)
President Obama how can you believe, without imposing on yourself sophisticated games of denial, that humility is the solution for the perpetual war promoted by the God of Islam as a religious duty? Islam considers itself the “Perfect Religion” based on the following decree of Allah:
“This day I have perfected your deen (Arabic for religion) for you and have completed My blessing on you, and have chosen Islam for you as your deen”. — The Koran 5:3
A supremacist religion, obsessed with the fanatical pursuit of raising the green flag of the prophet in every sovereign country that refuses to accept Islam, cannot and will not accept humility. Reconsider your point of view that it can herald a better future for mankind.
All healthcare professionals working in the field of psychiatry endorse unreservedly the notion that the evil of slaughtering innocent civilians in a suicide attack on a wedding party, school, or bus, or burning alive a captured Jordanian pilot… is not committed by individuals who feel uncertain about their righteousness, or have the courage to question their motives. All the Islamic evil we encountered on this planet since 9/11 has been committed by fanatics convinced that they are without a sin since they were born into a “perfect religion”, where Allah gave every “Muslim True Believer” the sacred right to use a fearsome destructiveness against any person who dares to question the Islamic claim and monopoly of “perfection”. In the annals of psychiatry a huge amount of scientific evidence indicates that it is easier to cope with the pain inflicted on others in the name of Allah, rather than face the excruciating agony of self-scrutiny. Psychiatrists know well that every image of self-perfection promoted by Islam is supported by layers and layers of sophisticated lies designed to sustain the image (not substance) of moral purity, and this is where you are forced sometimes to admire an illiterate (prophet Mohammed) who became a genius in building an empire based on the evils of lies and perversity.
President Obama, when you invite us to look at Islamic Terrorism with “HUMILITY” because we made the historical error of adopting violence against Islam, under dire conditions of self-defence, you are inviting us to support a lie. Unfortunately, we have too much real respect for you as a human being to engage in that charade. Why? Because we know well the hypocrisy of Islam and the contempt it openly voices every Friday in every mosque where the prayer session is opened with “The Salat Al Fatiha” known in English as the opening prayer. In it Muslims seek Allah’s Divine help to stay on “The Right Path” established by Prophet Mohammed. “The path of those upon whom Thou hast bestowed favors[Muslims]. Not the path of those upon whom Thy wrath is brought down [Jews], nor of those who go astray [Christians].” — The Koran 1:7
Imams and preachers remind the Ummah (Arabic for the nation of Muslim believers) that Westerners are not worthy of forgiveness, because Allah has instructed all Muslims in the following verse to abstain from any form of prayer seeking redemption for the Kuffar of the world (the infidel Jews, Christians, Hindus…) destined for hell: “It is not fit for the Prophet and those who believe that they should ask forgiveness for the polytheists and the People of the Book, even though they should be near relatives, after it has become clear to them that they are inmates of the flaming fire.” — The Koran 9:113
Preachers and Imams remind Muslims also that they have a binding duty to “…fight those of the unbelievers who are near to you and let them find in your hardness the chastisement they deserve; and know that Allah is with those who struggle/JIHAD against the evil propagated by the People of the Book.” — The Koran 9:123
Preachers and Imams insist also that JIHAD does not have to be the spiritual realm, because Allah has sanctified wars of terror directed against infidels in the following verse:“We will put terror into the hearts of the unbelievers (Jews, Christians, Hindus…) They serve other Gods for whom no sanction has been revealed. Hell shall be their home; dismal indeed is the dwelling place of the evil-doers.” — The Koran 3:149
At the end of the Friday “khutba” (sermon), the cleric asks the believers to join him in the ritual prayer to Allah to grant Muslims victory over infidels/non-Muslims. That prayer is: “O Allah, pour patience upon Muslims, strengthen their feet and give them victory over ‘Qawm-el Kafiroon’ (Non-Muslims).”O Allah, give victory to our brothers the Muslims, the oppressed, the tyrannized and the ‘Mujahedeen’ (those who fight jihad against non-Muslims).”
President Obama, before preparing your speech you should have studied very closely the following statements of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who argued, in a widely publicized January 1, 2015 speech at Cairo’s Al-Azhar University, that “It is inconceivable that the wrong [Koranic] ideas which we sacralise should make the entire Umma [Muslim community] a source of concern, danger, killing, and destruction for the whole world. This is not possible…We have reached the point that Muslims have antagonized the entire world. Is it conceivable that 1.6 billion [Muslims] want to kill the rest of the world’s population of 7 billion, so that Muslims prosper? This is not possible.”
President Obama, Islam a.k.a. the Naked Emperor will never accept using a language of humility with Western democracies. As long as your trusted allies Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and Turkey are not willing to follow President Sisi’s formula, Islamic terror will prevail unless you memorize the following comments of Sir Winston Churchill:
“…the Mohammedan religion increases, instead of lessening, the fury of intolerance. It was originally propagated by the sword, and ever since, its votaries have been subject, above the people of all other creeds, to this form of madness…Today Western civilisation is confronted with militant Mohammedanism. The forces of progress clash with those of reaction. The religion of blood and war is face to face with that of peace. Luckily the religion of peace is usually the better armed. Were it not that Christianity is sheltered in the strong arms of science — the science against which it had vainly struggled — the civilisation of modern Europe might fall, as fell the civilisation of ancient Rome.”
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