Islam and Notre Dame

Just a follow-up to my earlier post Notre Dame and Islam, in which I exercised the right (a privilege when speaking on somebody else’s site, thank you gentlemen) to ask whether the Notre Dame fire was just one more casualty in the ongoing war between Islam and anything which is not Islam.

Doesn’t look like it’s part of the war.  I don;t know what the cause is, but I concur with those who have said that if it were an attack, we would probably know by now.  Of course, some nasty people are celebrating the conflagration in the name of Islam, which is only to be expected. But this is not the same as saying it was an attack.  Frankly, by this time I expected to hear at least bogus claims of responsibility.  Now I add quickly that I further expect any such claims, real or specious, to be suppressed by a thoroughly dhimmified western establishment, but on the whole, I would expect to hear more by now if this had been an attack.

This notion of constant war is not wrong, not misplaced, and most importantly not the product of any western bigotry.  Islam is not just on a mission — Islam is itself a mission to subjugate the entire world in the name of their deity.  If you’re not down with the cause, you’re not part of the club.  The Three Laws of Islamodynamics are:

  1. You’re not greater than Islam
  2. You’re not equal to Islam
  3. You won’t escape Islam

This leaves only subjugation to Islam.  Sure, Islamists and Muslims of various stripes quibble about methods, there is not a single practicing Muslim who will tell you that you, you dirty infidel, are entitled to the same rights and respect as the lowest Muslim.  Even reserving (as I do) wiggle room for Muslims who do not profess Islamism, that is, an active desire to take over the world, they themselves have no ideological room to allow that you may be an equal.  This can even take as noble a form as wishing to enlighten an acquaintance, which is a healthy desire shared by any proselytizing religion.  The difference is that Islam is and has been engaged in a violent war of conquest.  There’s a reason that the Crusades were fought in formerly Christian and Jewish lands, and why the West’s most celebrated battles against Islam were all fought on European soil.

It is important to be able to discuss this very real situation in public, or else we simply lose.  A people who will not speak will also not act.

11+

Users who have liked this post:

  • avatar
  • avatar
  • avatar
  • avatar
  • avatar
  • avatar
  • avatar
  • avatar
  • avatar
  • avatar
  • avatar

6 thoughts on “Islam and Notre Dame”

  1. The “religion of peace” is only that because they want peace.   Of course, they teach what it takes to achieve the peace they are working towards.   That will happen when all the world is either Muslim or dhimmi, and everyone else is dead.

    They have a 1400 year history of jihad and preaching to exhort the faithful to jihad.   Violent jihad is mainstream within Islam.

    Muslim voices calling for pluralism have only been heard in the past century, were always a minority position, and did not dare to plead for accommodation in Arabic, but only in western languages.

    3+

    Users who have liked this comment:

    • avatar
    • avatar
    • avatar
  2. In Western “media,” most any act ( and many fake acts) is now tortured in its meaning and reported to result from racism or “white supremacism.” I suppose there are a few hundred or maybe even a few thousand “white supremacists” in the US. They are the fringe of the fringe and enjoy zero support from the mainstream of (our disintegrating) culture. Yet, the so-called “media” proclaim it to be everywhere. Rare to vanishing are reports of Islamic supremacism. As the OP points out, this is dhimmitude well-performed. Do any principles apply as to anything any longer?

    The contrast with the same “media’s” treatment of the explicit and oft publicly-asserted Islamic doctrine of absolute supremacism – at the very heart of that religion – could not be more clear or discouraging. This silence is, itself, another example of the mechanics of how leftism functions: no basic ethical or moral principles are ever relevant, unless somehow convenient to the argument. The same principle, tomorrow, should it cut against the left’s desires, ceases to exist. The only thing that counts is what is the next tactic to retain or increase power. I am reading Stalin by Simon Sebag Montefiore. It is worthy of note that in every one of his campaigns for power and influence, the first thing he did was to secure (steal) a printing press, set it to work and protect it at all costs. Dissemination of the party line was, for him, everything. Plus ca change…

    2+

    Users who have liked this comment:

    • avatar
    • avatar
  3. I get way more actual information from these center-left media critics than I ever get from legacy media:

    https://www.getreligion.org/getreligion/2019/4/16/notre-dame-in-flames-what-was-lost-what-was-saved-what-was-news-what-issues-remain

    They gave the long quote below from Father Dwight Longenecker:

    https://dwightlongenecker.com/notre-dame-was-it-arson/

     

    Was it arson?

    There has been a rash of vandalism including suspected arson attacks on French churches in recent weeks, and there is a mysterious video circulating of an individual in the balcony space of the two towers of Notre Dame after the blaze had already started. Furthermore, three years ago some jihadist women were arrested for planning to blow up Notre Dame. One of them, Ines Madani, was just sentenced on Friday to eight years in prison. The co-incidence with Ines Madani’s sentencing is very disturbing.

    Tourists have access to the balcony space of the two towers and one assumes access to the roof space is at that level. Could someone have hidden up there and then after the cathedral closed entered the roof space and started the fire? I guess it could be possible.

    Of course the fire could have started in the roof space by itself. Workers may have left an appliance on and it overheated. A tossed cigarette smoldered on some oily rags. Solvents may have brewed together and burst into flame. The roof of the spire was sheathed in lead. Maybe the process to restore the lead involved smelting and a small furnace which overheated. The fire investigators will do their job, and the French police will do their job.

    Until we have the facts we’ll just have to wait and see, and hope and pray that those involved in the Cathedral’s restoration take the opportunity to restore it with faith, humility and common sense.

    3+

    Users who have liked this comment:

    • avatar
    • avatar
    • avatar

Leave a Reply