In their own words (to each other)

If it seems that prominent Muslims have one face that they show to us in the West and another they show to the folks back home, it is that they are practicing one of the prime principles of their religion- Taqiyya.

The primary Quranic verse sanctioning deception with respect to non-Muslims states: “Let believers not take for friends and allies infidels instead of believers. Whoever does this shall have no relationship left with Allah – unless you but guard yourselves against them, taking precautions.” (Quran 3:28; see also 2:173; 2:185; 4:29; 22:78; 40:28.)

Al-Tabari’s (838-923 AD) Tafsir, or Quranic exegeses, is essentially a standard reference in the entire Muslim world. Regarding 3:28, he wrote: “If you [Muslims] are under their [infidels’] authority, fearing for yourselves, behave loyally to them, with your tongue, while harbouring inner animosity for them… Allah has forbidden believers from being friendly or on intimate terms with the infidels in place of believers – except when infidels are above them [in authority]. In such a scenario, let them act friendly towards them.”

Regarding 3:28, the Islamic scholar Ibn Kathir (1301-1373) wrote: “Whoever at any time or place fears their [infidels’] evil, may protect himself through outward show.”

No other mainstream religion- Christianity, Buddhism, Confucianism, Sikh et. al. condones this behavior. It is considered dishonorable.

The fact that Islam legitimizes deceit during war cannot be all that surprising; strategist Sun Tzu (c. 722-221 BC), Italian political philosopher Machiavelli (1469-1527) and English philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) all justified deceit in war.

However, according to all four recognised schools of Sunni jurisprudence, war against the infidel goes on in perpetuity, until “all chaos ceases, and all religion belongs to Allah” (Quran 8:39). According to the definitive Encyclopaedia of Islam (Brill Online edition): “The duty of the jihad exists as long as the universal domination of Islam has not been attained. Peace with non-Muslim nations is, therefore, a provisional state of affairs only; the chance of circumstances alone can justify it temporarily. Furthermore there can be no question of genuine peace treaties with these nations; only truces, whose duration ought not, in principle, to exceed ten years, are authorised. But even such truces are precarious, inasmuch as they can, before they expire, be repudiated unilaterally should it appear more profitable for Islam to resume the conflict.”

Keep this always in the front of your mind when you hear pronouncements from the likes of CAIR. They lie. The Koran tells them to. And they will not be satisfied until we are either converted, paying Jizya, or dead. Any of those three is acceptable. No other solution exists, for them.

Be warned.

h/t Cold War Warrior

  

My First Time…

Get’cher mind outta the gutter.

My first try at colorizing a black-and-white old photo. Naturally I had to pick one that was very softly focused, had little or no contrast, and I had no clue about most of the colors.

Mom when she was young!!

All in all, it didn’t turn out too badly…

MomInColor1stTry

 

My momma, sometime in the early Forties (I think).

I’ll do better next time. Practice, practice, practice.

  

You’ve Got To Be Carefully Taught

A song from “South Pacific”

You’ve got to be taught

To hate and fear,

You’ve got to be taught
From year to year,
It’s got to be drummed
In your dear little ear
You’ve got to be carefully taught.

You’ve got to be taught to be afraid
Of people whose eyes are oddly made,
And people whose skin is a diff’rent shade,
You’ve got to be carefully taught.

You’ve got to be taught before it’s too late,
Before you are six or seven or eight,
To hate all the people your relatives hate,
You’ve got to be carefully taught!

I remember seeing South Pacific at the old “Theatre Under The Stars” in Atlanta, long, long ago…

h/t Sarah Hoyt