Monday, 23 September 2013

Churchill on Islam

From The River War, published in 1899 -

"How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy. The effects are apparent in many countries. Improvident habits, slovenly systems of agriculture, sluggish methods of commerce, and insecurity of property exist wherever the followers of the Prophet rule or live. A degraded sensualism deprives this life of its grace and refinement; the next of its dignity and sanctity. The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property – either as a child, a wife, or a concubine – must delay the final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men."

"Thousands become the brave and loyal soldiers of the faith: all know how to die but the influence of the religion paralyses the social development of those who follow it. No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith. It has already spread throughout Central Africa, raising fearless warriors at every step; and 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."

6 comments:

  1. Comments like this from Churchill are more than ever needed, because they are the truth about this foul ideology. Contrast David Cameron, squeaking that the mass murder in Nairobi had 'nothing to do with Islam'. Who is he trying to kid. There are certain times when you have to call a politician a liar, and this is one of them.

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  2. Yes, it's not a new problem by any means.

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  3. WC must be carefully filtered. The alter ego writing at the time may have been heavily intoxicated and/or the text may amount to one of his many terminological inexactitudes.
    MTG

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    1. It's his faith in Christianity that I think may be a bit out.....

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  4. But it is getting closer.

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Keep it clean.....