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The Irreconcilable Conflict

rebmort Wrote: Sep 18, 2012 8:02 AM
We tried. It was called the Crusades. It did not work.
0_BAMANATION Wrote: Sep 18, 2012 8:35 PM
CVN65... if your comment is directed to me I am very knowledgeable regarding the cause and outcome of that termed The Crusades.
The 'Crusades' were a military response by Christian Europe to an attack upon its lands by Islamics. Christianity invaded to land of Islam... instead it was the reverse, The outcome was Islam being forced out of modern day Europe and back into the Middle East.
CVN65 Wrote: Sep 18, 2012 9:05 AM
You need to read some history about the Crusades and why they were carried out.
"Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet,

"Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgment Seat."

Thus did Kipling, the Poet of Empire, caution the British about the Eastern world the Victorians and Edwardians believed to be theirs.

And with that world so inflamed against us, perhaps we should inspect more closely our irreconcilable conflict -- what Harvard's Michael Ignatieff calls "the fatal dialectic between Islamic rage and Western free speech." Consider first American values, as seen from an ACLU point of view.

Our establishment holds that not only is there to...