[rescue] Airport Security and Rescues...

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 17:05:23 CDT 2008

Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>>> " > Last time they gave the West problems, they were booted out of 
>>> what is " > now southern Spain and several wars were fought, called 
>>> Crusades.
>>> " > " > The root answer is forceful subjugation of Muslim countries 
>>> and " > deportation / the most severe restrictions on immigration 
>>> unless they " > swear off such violence, explicitly.
>>> " " Don't get me started on the Crusades.  The Crusades were a 
>>> Christian " Jihad.
>>> without question, but they were provoked by a moslem - the sultan of
>>> egypt decided to close jerusalem and the holy land to infidels.  the
>>> historical record [crusades aside] suggests the sultan may not have
>>> been completely balanced.
>> Yes, yes, but when one starts to believe that another needs to die to 
>> satisfy the wishes or will of God, the larger battle has already been 
>> lost.
> I said "subjugation of Muslim countries" implying threats of physical 
> force, and "deportation / restrictions on immigration" .  I did not 
> suggest a holy war as such.

I just realized I didn't address your point directly in my other message.

What I would say to that is I was not the one drawing a comparison of 
the current situation to a holy war.  I believe you did that when you 
drew a comparison between the current situation and the Crusades.

Peace...  Sridhar

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