Roughly 270 million people have been killed by the political act of Islamic Jihad, over a period of 1400 years. At least five terrorist attacks are commited every day which can reasonably determined to have been committed out of religious duty. According to opinion polls, there is widespread support for Islamic law, Sharia, among Muslim populations in Muslim and non-Muslim countries. Hundreds of millions of women and girls have been mutilated. Untold millions are beaten, raped and humiliated.
"Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write."
— John Adams
"In the life of the prophet there was no distinction between what the people call sacred and secular, or religion and politics: he had no place other than the mosque for politics and other related issues. That established a precedent for his religion. The mosque at the time of the prophet was his propagation center and the headquarters of the state… From ancient times the mosque has had a role in urging jihad for the sake of Allah…"
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From Chapter 1: "The One Organizing Principle", page 33:
"The intention of Shariah authorities today is to limit the knowledge of non-Muslims to what they are allowed to know about Islam. If we read the books that the enemy declares are the basis of his intentions, we will better understand the nature of the threat. Because the enemy knows he lacks the kinetic ability to defeat us in battle, it is of utmost importance that he prevents us from defining him. The primary objective of the enemy in the War on Terror is to keep us from understanding his threat doctrine by keeping us from looking at the fact of Islamic law-"the one organizing principle"-that he, in fact, states is the driver of his threat doctrine. Once we understand his threat doctrine, the game is up. This is true even if he is wrong in his interpretation of Islam and Shariah."