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You are retarded. And worse, you're poorly informed and unaware of that fact.
Originally Posted by MOTO13
Everything you have said is moronic.
This is particularly execrable. You're suggesting that because your government is murdering underage US Citizens through drone attacks, depopulating huge swathes of countryside, supporting the type of regime (in Israel) that uses white phosphorus rounds against civilian populations, and using depleted uranium rounds that are ruining the existence of millions of people with health problems, horrific tumors and mutated stillbirths, that it's alright?
This is not an act of war under a flag specfic country. It is not armies and soldiers sanctioned by a specific or identifiable government...it is TERRORISM.
That's just the United States. That is a form of terror so overwhelming, so pervasive on a global scale, that no single government could possibly think of taking it on. Those that do are dismantled and replaced with token 'friendly' regimes, which are then championed by your national media.
What kinds of Muslims are they? Are they, like some news media was suggesting, members of Al-Qaeda with ties to Iran? That makes sense if you're inept enough to believe that all of Islam is a cohesive whole - the differences between Shi'a (Iran) and Sunni (al-Qaeda) are numerous but, more importantly, they are also incredibly final. Al-Qaeda, much like al-Shabaab, explicitly denounces all non-Sunni Muslims. Are they Pakistani Muslims, Afghans, Somali, Dagestani? Do you know why the difference matters?
And the worthless dog nut pricks who SPECIFICALLY target and MURDER innocent children, women, men or anything else with the intent to create chaos are 99% of the time MUSLIM.
No, you don't. And let me guess - you don't care. Because for you, all that matters is that there is a category of person called the 'Islamic terrorist' that ticks so many of those easy boxes that it doesn't require any more thought.
That was the point of my original post. I never said that the perpetrators weren't Muslim. I didn't even suggest that it was outside of the realm of possibility. What I am suggesting - and what I obviously think you need to become cognizant of - is that 'Muslim terrorist' is a bullshit category. A Palestinian teenager throws a rock at an Israeli tank that demolishes his home on the West Bank. The message is clear - your kind is no longer welcome here. Muslim terrorist. A Tuareg tribesman in Mali crosses the border into Niger to meet up with his tribesmen - they plan on contesting the rigged results of the Malian election and taking back a region divided decades before along arbitrary colonial lines - the tribe is now split. Niger provides a majority of France's uranium, so their military intervenes. Who are they fighting? Muslim terrorists. A woman, nineteen years of age, loses her husband, who is fighting against the crushing encroachments of the Russian government asserting control over Chechnya. She makes the choice to become a Shahidka and is blown up by remote control two days later. Muslim terrorist.
My entire point is that, even filtered through a soft-focus lens like the idiotic news media, none of this should be as simple as it has become. I said it before - terrorism (insurgency) is a political act. Pretending that people are decoupled from that when their religion is brought into it only serves two purposes - it creates a monster that doesn't exist except as a proliferation of results of the world's dominant nations and their foreign policy over the last hundred years, and it allows for an easy target to paint your fear on.
It is not whether they are Muslims that interests me in particular - why deny it when they are? But it has become an easy brush to use, one that hides a lot more about the state of the world than it reveals.
MOTO13 has, perhaps inadvertently, shown the truth of that. And, to be fair, I am sorry I went off on you as hard as I did. It's a culmination of this type of attitude that has brought it about.