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Saturday, January 30, 2010

Does Facebook have too much power?

   Facebook is an amazing place. It's a place where I can be me. It's a place where I can be you. I can be anyone from any time, and there is nothing that anyone can do about it. There is no better place than Facebook to  find your favorite musician, politician, club, aide organization, or government page. I could go on and on, I don't have to tell you. This is a link to the Facebook Statistics page, it shows the reality of how many people see Facebook as a place that they like to be. Big words like billion, and hundred million are thrown around like nothing. What a great place! I know at least 5 relatives from my childhood that I thought were gone. I know what all my old classmates do, and I can choose who I want to talk to, when, and for how long. Again, what a great place! It is a real place, where real people live virtual lives, with virtual gardens, and virtual games.

 On one hand we have an a way for people to come together and do all those things I listed above, and more. It's quite possibly the way that this world can unite. The thing that will allow our children to see what a child in Indonesia is doing, and how similar those things really are. We can tell each other how normal we really are, and not rely on news to tell us. I had a pen-pal when I was a kid, that was great. On the other hand we have a place where people come together to steal information. Millions of profiles are gathered by people trying make a quick buck, or by large or small businesses trying to secure more and more people to expose to their products ( via email, or directly on Facebook). Facebook allows people to make a choice as to whether they want to trust any given application they find, and mostly we trust the things our friends send to us. Without this aspect of Facebook, the concept falls apart and people don't rapidly find new adventures before they lose interest with the last one. With no trust, there is no fun. With no fun, soon to follow will be no Facebook, other than to merely stay connected with your closest friends and family.

    The steps that Facebook takes to combat these issues, given the implication of how many people they are in direct responsibility to, would seem to be an issue that would be approached with extreme care. Censorship is an issue that Facebook has dealt with around the world in various ways. Certain countries that don't agree with the freedom of Facebook, prohibit it right out. I never looked at Facebook or Myspace as political places or anything other that social networking until I tried to friend request some friends in a group, so that we could better communicate our ideas. I was cut off at a certain number by Facebook and warned not to do it anymore. I tried again and was not allowed to request friends without reading the security code and typing it in. I was a little bothered by Facebook controlling the pace at which I was able to request my friends. The next day, I decided to go into my favorite groups and start requesting as many like minded people as possible. I was able to do this for some time before I got a warning that my account was going to be cancelled. I investigated a little further and found that some of the people I had requested had also dealt with Facebook censorship. One woman had her account cancelled twice for posting controversial news articles. It seems somebody, one of her friends, complained. She obviously got her life back when she asked Facebook officials for it, but what if she hadn't. She would have to create a new identity.

 Trust slowly breaks down on both sides and we are left with something else. Coincidence or not, Facebook was created and is run by Ivy leaguers, and Myspace is owned and operated by News corp. This may seem like a non issue, but again, with the power that these companies have over people's everyday enjoyment of life, and the freedom they have to make ungoverned choices to combat things that governments have problems combating, puts them in a situation where they control how people interact. Where is the line drawn? How much blind power will Facebook, the seemingly employee-less company be aloud to achieve before it infringes on our freedom to be us?

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Why Iran Will Create Nuclear Weapons.....The Real Story

    Why hasn't the United States attacked Iran? Is there a bigger threat than some rogue Arab country? Lets rewind 4000 years. Okay lets just look at the 8th century and beyond. This is when Islam came to Persia. They left the Zoroastrian religion behind, but they kept something. The one thing that has remained with Iran through thousands of years of invasions, culture, but more importantly, pride. A pride similar to what Americans call patriotism. But this isn't why Iran will have nuclear weapons.
    It isn't a well known fact in the western world that Iran created Hezbollah, and Hamas, and still controls them to this day. You know, those terrorist organizations over there in the desert.  Maybe I'm getting ahead of myself. We are all aware of the rift between the Islamic world, and the Israeli's. Both have their own claim, and whether one or the other is right or wrong is not the issue here. That has been the issue for far too long. It turns out to be a slightly more complicated story than any westerner would imagine, and appears to have no peaceful end in sight, ask Yitzhak Rabin. Neither side can have peace if the other still exists.
    Let me mention something really significant here. Early European attempts to dehumanize Muslims worked. Aside from actual attacks on Muslims through the past couple hundred years which have successfully smashed any attempt to modernize, the European way of presenting the Islamic world has transfered it's ugly face to be the American point of view as-well.
    Having said that, lets get back to Hezbollah and Hamas. Hamas was created in 1987 by Iranian Palestinians via the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood as an attempt to defend the Palestinians against the Israelis occupation. Hezbollah, come to be in 1982 in response to the Israeli invasion of Lebanon. Receiving most of it's financial support from Iran, much like Hamas, Hezbollah is not only a defender against Israel, it is a defender of Islam. Both organizations are known for their social services to Easterners, and as terrorists to Westerners. They provide food, education, hospitals, most importantly, protection. Maps made by Westerners show many countries in the Middle East, when in fact, westerners created these countries. What better way to keep people weak than to separate them and create conflicts. Obviously I can not tell you the whole story here. As Americans we should try to understand what is going on in the world beyond what we hear in the mainstream. Otherwise endless wars are waged. Iran will gain nuclear weapons because they can. An attack on Iran, one of the oldest surviving civilizations, an Islamic civilization, would create more enemies than America has ever experienced. As I mentioned earlier, Iran has something that we don't see in the Islamic world, National Pride. Much like America, they are united in that.
 This is not theory, Israel is terrified, as they should be. All that any of us can do is just hope for the best, Israel will not tell their people they have to move after 40 years, and there are too many who want them gone. President Obama, as you may have noticed, hasn't mentioned the accusations of the Israelis inhumane treatment of Palestinians. It's a battle he quickly learned to stay away from.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Americans Rise up....Restore our Constitution

Today when I woke up to an Associated Press breaking news text stating that the Supreme Court had just declared war on the people, I was obviously enraged. How much will we give them before we can't give anymore? Are we to that point yet. Wake up America! Put your phone down. The 1st Amendment states “ Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the PEOPLE peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." Government for the__________? They have successfully abridged our freedom of speech by drowning out our voices with the almighty dollar. If we are to give the greedy more power than the hungry, in the greatest nation to ever exist, we are merely the great American Experiment. Our country was not founded on the principals that Government should be owned and run by power hungry, money hungry, villains. Adam Smith didn't write The Wealth of Nations until 1776, so I know they didn't frame the constitution with the intention of acknowledging corporations as people. Our freedom of speech is almost gone, please join together with your fellow Americans to take this country back.
 What can we do? First we contact our Congress "people."  Senate:http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm and House:https://writerep.house.gov/writerep/welcome.shtml.
 If they do not reverse this ruling, that means one of two things, 1 the money has already started flowing, and 2, Americans are too peaceful to remain free. It'll be new age slavery, if making less than we need to survive doesn't already put us in that category.
http://freespeechforpeople.org/user/register  
There are many ways to connect with other people who care about our freedom of speech.
1. Contact other Americans on facebook, digg, or any place where large numbers of people meet, and do it on a national, and on a state level.   
2.Church
3.Work
4.Family
5.Friends
7.Post this on your wall

Next we all need megaphones. We will have loud opposition for sure. We stand outside every courthouse in this country. We need to show the corporate right that we have far more power than they think. We are the people, and this is our country. I was attacked today by a Republican who said if you don't like corporations, then why don't you stop buying their products? I told her what a great idea that was and thanked her. That is what it comes down to. We can take our hijacked country back.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Can Americans change in time?

Assuming that Americans will make the necessary decisions is a mistake. The American machine and it's framework was in essence designed to work very slowly. The upside is we don't have military coups, and the ability of emotional groups being able to quickly change policy in a negative way has so far been avoided. The United States Government moves slowly, very very slowly. That would be fine if they always made the right decisions, and it would be fine if we had more time. The world's faulty capitalist system is getting worse everyday. If you think banks taking $10 from all of us to show profits can last, you keep paying them.
In our quest to Americanize the world, we left too many bolts loose. People all around the world have been given a chance to work for a low wage, a wage very much needed but not very appealing from an American stand point. Hundreds of millions in India and China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Brazil, and on and on have been shown hope. Just a quick but significant side note, China is not our friend, we don't have many, and Pakistan has China now. China is coming to a very dire place, a place where we have seen powerful nations try to grow in the past out of necessity. Let me pose the question then; Will all these people go back to their children starving while America bumbles through healthcare? And, do the American people know their world is going to change no matter what we do? Do they understand that they can be viewed positively and be an equal, or they can become the next poorest nation with no friends in this little world?

Saturday, January 16, 2010

The Great American Divide: Dealing With Politics In Our Everyday Lives

   The divide in America is growing, anyone can see it, and most of us deal with it on a daily basis. Our parents or siblings, best friends or distant cousins, even spouses have different views on the hot issues of the day. The ways in which we deal with these differences in opinion appear to be more complicated than America has experienced in our short past. Most who make their way around the net or turn the t.v. or radio on, have no choice but to relate with one side or the other. Everyday that goes by we see more and more trouble within our government. The details are in our face all day, so I'll spare you of everything that I could say. 


   So how do we judge our political opponents when they say something we consider to be part of the problem?


   Is it possible in this political climate for us to co-exist for much longer?


Maybe our debate should be whether or not America wants peace or war. The refusal to accept American Global domination as something unsustainable is a blind spot for the average American. Liberals do not want to give America away, or put everyone on welfare, and Republicans do not want to enslave whole countries and steal resources, but the judgement from one side or the other would lead us to think otherwise. We all still have the things in common that we had 10 years ago, and will have 10 years from now. The only difference is, the world is changing and everyone is scared to be wrong. Unfortunately, the divide is something that has to happen. The world demands it. They want better lives and they won't let us keep it from them any longer. So the problem would appear to be in our own system, and in our own families. As we go further and the world expects equality, how does America not follow the ways of the Project for the New American Century for instance, which  has influenced our government for years. They lobby to spread American values and force American ways on people that we don't understand. If we take a look at this issue from another perspective, everything is different. Capitalism From the Standpoint of Its Victims  is an article by a very controversial professor at Northeastern University. 


Back to the point, the average American just wants to have the comfortable life that is promised. Can we have no respect for far left or far right thinkers in public, depending on the stance you take, that say the things we find off the wall, and keep that out of our lives at home? Does anyone have any experiences or solutions to dealing with this? 

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Words of Al Qaeda. The reasons they kill.

  Now the question is raised: Why is Al Qaeda killing innocent people? Well if we were listening, we would have heard the answer in 2002 when they put it in plain words. 


I remember walking through the yard as a child. I was moving at a fast pace like children do, when all of a sudden I had an excruciating pain in my face. I was bleeding and confused, and come to find out, it was my fault. Initially I had looked around to find some explanation, but it seems I left a hard rake in the yard. I left a mess in the area that I was playing in, and it was a lesson I would never forget.


 Below are the words of what is assumed to be Osama bin Laden. Is our defense in these words somewhere?







Some American writers have published articles under the title 'On what basis are we fighting?' These articles have generated a number of responses, some of which adhered to the truth and were based on Islamic Law, and others which have not. Here we wanted to outline the truth - as an explanation and warning - hoping for Allah's reward, seeking success and support from Him.

While seeking Allah's help, we form our reply based on two questions directed at the Americans:
(Q1) Why are we fighting and opposing you?
Q2)What are we calling you to, and what do we want from you?
As for the first question: Why are we fighting and opposing you? The answer is very simple:
(1) Because you attacked us and continue to attack us.
a) You attacked us in Palestine:
(i) Palestine, which has sunk under military occupation for more than 80 years. The British handed over Palestine, with your help and your support, to the Jews, who have occupied it for more than 50 years; years overflowing with oppression, tyranny, crimes, killing, expulsion, destruction and devastation. The creation and continuation of Israel is one of the greatest crimes, and you are the leaders of its criminals. And of course there is no need to explain and prove the degree of American support for Israel. The creation of Israel is a crime which must be erased. Each and every person whose hands have become polluted in the contribution towards this crime must pay its*price, and pay for it heavily.
(ii) It brings us both laughter and tears to see that you have not yet tired of repeating your fabricated lies that the Jews have a historical right to Palestine, as it was promised to them in the Torah. Anyone who disputes with them on this alleged fact is accused of anti-semitism. This is one of the most fallacious, widely-circulated fabrications in history. The people of Palestine are pure Arabs and original Semites. It is the Muslims who are the inheritors of Moses (peace be upon him) and the inheritors of the real Torah that has not been changed. Muslims believe in all of the Prophets, including Abraham, Moses, Jesus and Muhammad, peace and blessings of Allah be upon them all. If the followers of Moses have been promised a right to Palestine in the Torah, then the Muslims are the most worthy nation of this.
When the Muslims conquered Palestine and drove out the Romans, Palestine and Jerusalem returned to Islaam, the religion of all the Prophets peace be upon them. Therefore, the call to a historical right to Palestine cannot be raised against the Islamic Ummah that believes in all the Prophets of Allah (peace and blessings be upon them) - and we make no distinction between them.
(iii) The blood pouring out of Palestine must be equally revenged. You must know that the Palestinians do not cry alone; their women are not widowed alone; their sons are not orphaned alone.
(b) You attacked us in Somalia; you supported the Russian atrocities against us in Chechnya, the Indian oppression against us in Kashmir, and the Jewish aggression against us in Lebanon.
(c) Under your supervision, consent and orders, the governments of our countries which act as your agents, attack us on a daily basis;
(i) These governments prevent our people from establishing the Islamic Shariah, using violence and lies to do so.
(ii) These governments give us a taste of humiliation, and places us in a large prison of fear and subdual.
(iii) These governments steal our Ummah's wealth and sell them to you at a paltry price.
(iv) These governments have surrendered to the Jews, and handed them most of Palestine, acknowledging the existence of their state over the dismembered limbs of their own people.
(v) The removal of these governments is an obligation upon us, and a necessary step to free the Ummah, to make the Shariah the supreme law and to regain Palestine. And our fight against these governments is not separate from out fight against you.
(d) You steal our wealth and oil at paltry prices because of you international influence and military threats. This theft is indeed the biggest theft ever witnessed by mankind in the history of the world.
(e) Your forces occupy our countries; you spread your military bases throughout them; you corrupt our lands, and you besiege our sanctities, to protect the security of the Jews and to ensure the continuity of your pillage of our treasures.
(f) You have starved the Muslims of Iraq, where children die every day. It is a wonder that more than 1.5 million Iraqi children have died as a result of your sanctions, and you did not show concern. Yet when 3000 of your people died, the entire world rises and has not yet sat down.
(g) You have supported the Jews in their idea that Jerusalem is their eternal capital, and agreed to move your embassy there. With your help and under your protection, the Israelis are planning to destroy the Al-Aqsa mosque. Under the protection of your weapons, Sharon entered the Al-Aqsa mosque, to pollute it as a preparation to capture and destroy it.
(2) These tragedies and calamities are only a few examples of your oppression and aggression against us. It is commanded by our religion and intellect that the oppressed have a right to return the aggression. Do not await anything from us but Jihad, resistance and revenge. Is it in any way rational to expect that after America has attacked us for more than half a century, that we will then leave her to live in security and peace?!!
(3) You may then dispute that all the above does not justify aggression against civilians, for crimes they did not commit and offenses in which they did not partake:
(a) This argument contradicts your continuous repetition that America is the land of freedom, and its leaders in this world. Therefore, the American people are the ones who choose their government by way of their own free will; a choice which stems from their agreement to its policies. Thus the American people have chosen, consented to, and affirmed their support for the Israeli oppression of the Palestinians, the occupation and usurpation of their land, and its continuous killing, torture, punishment and expulsion of the Palestinians. The American people have the ability and choice to refuse the policies of their Government and even to change it if they want.
(b) The American people are the ones who pay the taxes which fund the planes that bomb us in Afghanistan, the tanks that strike and destroy our homes in Palestine, the armies which occupy our lands in the Arabian Gulf, and the fleets which ensure the blockade of Iraq. These tax dollars are given to Israel for it to continue to attack us and penetrate our lands. So the American people are the ones who fund the attacks against us, and they are the ones who oversee the expenditure of these monies in the way they wish, through their elected candidates.
(c) Also the American army is part of the American people. It is this very same people who are shamelessly helping the Jews fight against us.
(d) The American people are the ones who employ both their men and their women in the American Forces which attack us.
(e) This is why the American people cannot be not innocent of all the crimes committed by the Americans and Jews against us.
(f) Allah, the Almighty, legislated the permission and the option to take revenge. Thus, if we are attacked, then we have the right to attack back. Whoever has destroyed our villages and towns, then we have the right to destroy their villages and towns. Whoever has stolen our wealth, then we have the right to destroy their economy. And whoever has killed our civilians, then we have the right to kill theirs.
The American Government and press still refuses to answer the question:
Why did they attack us in New York and Washington?
If Sharon is a man of peace in the eyes of Bush, then we are also men of peace!!! America does not understand the language of manners and principles, so we are addressing it using the language it understands.
(Q2) As for the second question that we want to answer: What are we calling you to, and what do we want from you?
(1) The first thing that we are calling you to is Islam.
(a) The religion of the Unification of God; of freedom from associating partners with Him, and rejection of this; of complete love of Him, the Exalted; of complete submission to His Laws; and of the discarding of all the opinions, orders, theories and religions which contradict with the religion He sent down to His Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Islam is the religion of all the prophets, and makes no distinction between them - peace be upon them all.
It is to this religion that we call you; the seal of all the previous religions. It is the religion of Unification of God, sincerity, the best of manners, righteousness, mercy, honour, purity, and piety. It is the religion of showing kindness to others, establishing justice between them, granting them their rights, and defending the oppressed and the persecuted. It is the religion of enjoining the good and forbidding the evil with the hand, tongue and heart. It is the religion of Jihad in the way of Allah so that Allah's Word and religion reign Supreme. And it is the religion of unity and agreement on the obedience to Allah, and total equality between all people, without regarding their colour, sex, or language.
(b) It is the religion whose book - the Quran - will remained preserved and unchanged, after the other Divine books and messages have been changed. The Quran is the miracle until the Day of Judgment. Allah has challenged anyone to bring a book like the Quran or even ten verses like it.
(2) The second thing we call you to, is to stop your oppression, lies, immorality and debauchery that has spread among you.
(a) We call you to be a people of manners, principles, honour, and purity; to reject the immoral acts of fornication, homosexuality, intoxicants, gambling's, and trading with interest.
We call you to all of this that you may be freed from that which you have become caught up in; that you may be freed from the deceptive lies that you are a great nation, that your leaders spread amongst you to conceal from you the despicable state to which you have reached.
(b) It is saddening to tell you that you are the worst civilization witnessed by the history of mankind:
(i) You are the nation who, rather than ruling by the Shariah of Allah in its Constitution and Laws, choose to invent your own laws as you will and desire. You separate religion from your policies, contradicting the pure nature which affirms Absolute Authority to the Lord and your Creator. You flee from the embarrassing question posed to you: How is it possible for Allah the Almighty to create His creation, grant them power over all the creatures and land, grant them all the amenities of life, and then deny them that which they are most in need of: knowledge of the laws which govern their lives?
(ii) You are the nation that permits Usury, which has been forbidden by all the religions. Yet you build your economy and investments on Usury. As a result of this, in all its different forms and guises, the Jews have taken control of your economy, through which they have then taken control of your media, and now control all aspects of your life making you their servants and achieving their aims at your expense; precisely what Benjamin Franklin warned you against.
(iii) You are a nation that permits the production, trading and usage of intoxicants. You also permit drugs, and only forbid the trade of them, even though your nation is the largest consumer of them.
(iv) You are a nation that permits acts of immorality, and you consider them to be pillars of personal freedom. You have continued to sink down this abyss from level to level until incest has spread amongst you, in the face of which neither your sense of honour nor your laws object.
Who can forget your President Clinton's immoral acts committed in the official Oval office? After that you did not even bring him to account, other than that he 'made a mistake', after which everything passed with no punishment. Is there a worse kind of event for which your name will go down in history and remembered by nations?
(v) You are a nation that permits gambling in its all forms. The companies practice this as well, resulting in the investments becoming active and the criminals becoming rich.
(vi) You are a nation that exploits women like consumer products or advertising tools calling upon customers to purchase them. You use women to serve passengers, visitors, and strangers to increase your profit margins. You then rant that you support the liberation of women.
(vii) You are a nation that practices the trade of sex in all its forms, directly and indirectly. Giant corporations and establishments are established on this, under the name of art, entertainment, tourism and freedom, and other deceptive names you attribute to it.
(viii) And because of all this, you have been described in history as a nation that spreads diseases that were unknown to man in the past. Go ahead and boast to the nations of man, that you brought them AIDS as a Satanic American Invention.
(xi) You have destroyed nature with your industrial waste and gases more than any other nation in history. Despite this, you refuse to sign the Kyoto agreement so that you can secure the profit of your greedy companies and*industries.
(x) Your law is the law of the rich and wealthy people, who hold sway in their political parties, and fund their election campaigns with their gifts. Behind them stand the Jews, who control your policies, media and economy.
(xi) That which you are singled out for in the history of mankind, is that you have used your force to destroy mankind more than any other nation in history; not to defend principles and values, but to hasten to secure your interests and profits. You who dropped a nuclear bomb on Japan, even though Japan was ready to negotiate an end to the war. How many acts of oppression, tyranny and injustice have you carried out, O callers to freedom?
(xii) Let us not forget one of your major characteristics: your duality in both manners and values; your hypocrisy in manners and principles. All*manners, principles and values have two scales: one for you and one for the others.
(a)The freedom and democracy that you call to is for yourselves and for white race only; as for the rest of the world, you impose upon them your monstrous, destructive policies and Governments, which you call the 'American friends'. Yet you prevent them from establishing democracies. When the Islamic party in Algeria wanted to practice democracy and they won the election, you unleashed your agents in the Algerian army onto them, and to attack them with tanks and guns, to imprison them and torture them - a new lesson from the 'American book of democracy'!!!
(b)Your policy on prohibiting and forcibly removing weapons of mass destruction to ensure world peace: it only applies to those countries which you do not permit to possess such weapons. As for the countries you consent to, such as Israel, then they are allowed to keep and use such weapons to defend their security. Anyone else who you suspect might be manufacturing or keeping these kinds of weapons, you call them criminals and you take military action against them.
(c)You are the last ones to respect the resolutions and policies of International Law, yet you claim to want to selectively punish anyone else who does the same. Israel has for more than 50 years been pushing UN resolutions and rules against the wall with the full support of America.
(d)As for the war criminals which you censure and form criminal courts for - you shamelessly ask that your own are granted immunity!! However, history will not forget the war crimes that you committed against the Muslims and the rest of the world; those you have killed in Japan, Afghanistan, Somalia, Lebanon and Iraq will remain a shame that you will never be able to escape. It will suffice to remind you of your latest war crimes in Afghanistan, in which densely populated innocent civilian villages were destroyed, bombs were dropped on mosques causing the roof of the mosque to come crashing down on the heads of the Muslims praying inside. You are the ones who broke the agreement with the Mujahideen when they left Qunduz, bombing them in Jangi fort, and killing more than 1,000 of your prisoners through suffocation and thirst. Allah alone knows how many people have died by torture at the hands of you and your agents. Your planes remain in the Afghan skies, looking for anyone remotely suspicious.
(e)You have claimed to be the vanguards of Human Rights, and your Ministry of Foreign affairs issues annual reports containing statistics of those countries that violate any Human Rights. However, all these things vanished when the Mujahideen hit you, and you then implemented the methods of the same documented governments that you used to curse. In America, you captured thousands the Muslims and Arabs, took them into custody with neither reason, court trial, nor even disclosing their names. You issued newer, harsher laws.
What happens in Guatanamo is a historical embarrassment to America and its values, and it screams into your faces - you hypocrites, "What is the value of your signature on any agreement or treaty?"
(3) What we call you to thirdly is to take an honest stance with yourselves - and I doubt you will do so - to discover that you are a nation without principles or manners, and that the values and principles to you are something which you merely demand from others, not that which you yourself must adhere to.
(4) We also advise you to stop supporting Israel, and to end your support of the Indians in Kashmir, the Russians against the Chechens and to also cease supporting the Manila Government against the Muslims in Southern Philippines.
(5) We also advise you to pack your luggage and get out of our lands. We desire for your goodness, guidance, and righteousness, so do not force us to send you back as cargo in coffins.
(6) Sixthly, we call upon you to end your support of the corrupt leaders in our countries. Do not interfere in our politics and method of education. Leave us alone, or else expect us in New York and Washington.
(7) We also call you to deal with us and interact with us on the basis of mutual interests and benefits, rather than the policies of sub dual, theft and occupation, and not to continue your policy of supporting the Jews because this will result in more disasters for you.
If you fail to respond to all these conditions, then prepare for fight with the Islamic Nation. The Nation of Monotheism, that puts complete trust on Allah and fears none other than Him. The Nation which is addressed by its Quran with the words: "Do you fear them? Allah has more right that you should fear Him if you are believers. Fight against them so that Allah will punish them by your hands and disgrace them and give you victory over them and heal the breasts of believing people. And remove the anger of their (believers') hearts. Allah accepts the repentance of whom He wills. Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise." [Quran9:13-1]
The Nation of honour and respect:
"But honour, power and glory belong to Allah, and to His Messenger (Muhammad- peace be upon him) and to the believers." [Quran 63:8]
"So do not become weak (against your enemy), nor be sad, and you will be*superior ( in victory )if you are indeed (true) believers" [Quran 3:139]
The Nation of Martyrdom; the Nation that desires death more than you desire life:
"Think not of those who are killed in the way of Allah as dead. Nay, they are alive with their Lord, and they are being provided for. They rejoice in what Allah has bestowed upon them from His bounty and rejoice for the sake of those who have not yet joined them, but are left behind (not yet martyred) that on them no fear shall come, nor shall they grieve. They rejoice in a grace and a bounty from Allah, and that Allah will not waste the reward of the believers." [Quran 3:169-171]
The Nation of victory and success that Allah has promised:
"It is He Who has sent His Messenger (Muhammad peace be upon him) with guidance and the religion of truth (Islam), to make it victorious over all other religions even though the Polytheists hate it." [Quran 61:9]
"Allah has decreed that 'Verily it is I and My Messengers who shall be victorious.' Verily Allah is All-Powerful, All-Mighty." [Quran 58:21]
The Islamic Nation that was able to dismiss and destroy the previous evil Empires like yourself; the Nation that rejects your attacks, wishes to remove your evils, and is prepared to fight you. You are well aware that the Islamic Nation, from the very core of its soul, despises your haughtiness and arrogance.
If the Americans refuse to listen to our advice and the goodness, guidance and righteousness that we call them to, then be aware that you will lose this Crusade Bush began, just like the other previous Crusades in which you were humiliated by the hands of the Mujahideen, fleeing to your home in great silence and disgrace. If the Americans do not respond, then their fate will be that of the Soviets who fled from Afghanistan to deal with their military defeat, political breakup, ideological downfall, and economic bankruptcy.
This is our message to the Americans, as an answer to theirs. Do they now know why we fight them and over which form of ignorance, by the permission of Allah, we shall be victorious?

Monday, December 28, 2009

Why do they wage a global war?

Now that we have an idea of who Osama bin Laden is, as much as we can know coming from different cultures and having different values, we should look at the big picture and logically break down the individual aspects of this global war we find ourselves a part of.

Some questions that are important in understanding how to approach the situation.

1.Is this a holy war? If so is it over ideals, ethics, money, territory, or something else?

2.Is it possible, based on how we view the proper treatment of any situation, that violence can get rid of violence? Can a just world be achieved without understanding why it is not just?





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