DIAL A GAY ATHEIST
13 February 1994
FARRAKHAN'S FOOLS & ISLAM'S WARRIORS
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whole or in part, without written permission. This is Don
Sanders for Dial A Gay Atheist.
Well, I'm sure you have followed the brouhaha over the
speech given at Kean College, New Jersey, on November 29, 1993,
by Khalid Abdul Mohammad, Nation of Islam National Spokesman. A
transcript of that speech was presented in a full-page ad in the
Sunday, January 16 edition of the "New York Times" by the
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith. After much pressure from
Jewish and non-Muslim Black groups, Nation of Islam leader Louis
Farrakhanfinally held a press conference -- some 2 1/2 months
*after* the speech was delivered -- to renounce, in a kind of
circuitous way, the remarks made by his spokesman, Mohammad,
about Jews, whom he accused of being "bloodsuckers" of the black
community. At the news conference, Farrakhan claimed that he
"rebuked and disciplined" Mohammad, but appended that he was only
"corrected" for the "intemperate manner" of his remarks and not
for the "truths" he spoke.
In the speech, Khalid Abdul Mohammad claimed that even
though Adolf Hitler was "an arrogant no-good devil bastard," but
was justified in the implementation of his pogrom against the
"....Don't nobody ever ask what they did to Hitler?
They went in there, in Germany, the way they do everywhere
they go, and they supplanted, they usurped, they turned
around and a German, in his own country, would almost have
to go to a Jew to get money."
In the next paragraph of the speech, Mohammad went further
by calling for the death of every white person in the state of
South Africa by claiming that God Almighty would, some day, grant
enough power so "everything white" might be killed.
"We kill the women, we kill the children, we kill the
babies. We kill the blind, we kill the crippled, we kill 'em
all. We kill the faggot, we kill the lesbian, we kill 'em
Well, I'm not going to quote further from this speech
because its contents are far worse than vile, far worse than
malicious. And Farrakhan's mild-mannered renunciation was
nothing more than a supplementary insult, an approving postscript
to the words rendered by his hood, Khalid Abdul Mohammad.
I bring up this whole matter because I have been appallingly
overwhelmed by the silence coming from the lesbian and gay
community over the words contained therein calling for our
murder. Unlike the Jews who mounted a fierce campaign to
repudiate the repugnant sermon, gays and lesbians seemed to sit
quietly after it was made public that a Nation of Islam spokes
person had called for us to be killed.
Since this is February and the beginning of one of Islam's
most holy of times, Ramadan, I thought it would be appropriate to
discuss another of the world's most knavish religions: Islam. Of
course, it is not too surprising that Islam has such a bad
reputation for violence, hatred and bigotry, considering that it
is a direct descendent of the other two terrible world religions:
Judaism and Christianity. Since Islam is the youngest of the
"terrible three," it seems to have perfected bloodletting which
the other two merely talked about. What is perhaps most
troubling is that Islam is spreading faster worldwide than any
other religion, and is currently responsible for a great deal of
the world's violence presently seen in the North African
countries of Algeria and Egypt, in Bosnia-Hercegovina, throughout
the Middle East, especially in Iran, Iraq, and Israel, in India
and Pakistan, and even on our own shores.
The word "Islam" means "submission to the will of Allah."
This religion has the audacity to claim that every person who is
born is born a Muslim, and according to the Koran, Islam's holy
book of horror, the Jew is considered "the eternal schemer
against God." Well, with an attitude like that, it is not the
least bit surprising that Khalid Abdul Mohammad delivered a
speech calling for a "jihad" against Jews.
And considering what the crazy Koran has to say about gays
and lesbians, it is also not surprising that he also called for
the killing of faggots and lesbians. If the Jew is hated and
despised by the Koran, the homosexually-oriented person is even
more vilified. Here's what the "Kookey" Koran has to say:
It describes an act of sodomy as more abominable in the
sigh of God than anything that has ever been committed by
any being in the world.
The word sodomy in the Arabic language comes from "fahishah"
which translates as an "abominable thing." Gee, this has a close
resemblance to the words found in Leviticus which calls sodomy an
abomination. Of course, not to be outdone by the Christian
version of love, the Koran also calls for our death too. So the
words uttered by Khalid Abdul Mohammad, calling for death to the
faggot and the lesbian, comes as no surprise either. Just look
at the source -- crazy, insane, and violent Islam.
And if one is gay and an Atheist, forget it. In the Koran
there is something which it considers a "four-headed monster."
The four heads consist of the following: (1) Judaism, (2) the
Christian cross, (3) Atheism and (4) Secularism. And we are
seeing the results of this view manifested all over the world
today in the form of organized terrorism, violence and murder
against peoples, places, governments and other religions being
carried out by the followers of Allah.
Islam is a religion which demands complete and total
submission. Millions of Muslims throughout the world will be
engaging in the month-long fast called Ramadan, called one of the
"five pillars" of Islam. During Ramadan, Islamic followers forego
eating food during daytime hours. But at sunset, they are free
to gorge themselves. Most religions have used the concept of
food deprivation as part of a mechanism by which they are able to
gain greater psychological and emotional control over followers.
Food deprivation, coupled with such powerful forces as control of
the sex drive, the concepts of sin and guilt, punishment and
retribution, are all effective means by which to bind gullible
humans to sick and deprave ideas.
It is easy to point a finger at Islam as being a nutty,
vicious and tyrannical religion. But in all honesty, it is no
worse than Christianity or Judaism, its bad-boy brothers.
Christianity ruled the world during the Middle Ages much like the
Ayatollahs rule Iran today, and ancient Judaism was even more
violent and fanatical than both Islam and Christianity combined.
The vast majority of religions seem to lead to violence and
war whenever they gain power over the state. So it is with
Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It seems ironic that the never-
ending quest of the terrible-three to "save" the sinner has led
to so much suffering, misery and violent deaths. Ironic, indeed,
until one considers the source.
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