Thursday, May 29, 2008

Muslim Fecal Jihad

When they aren't particularly interested in getting 72 virgin girls to rape, squirting a mixture of feces and urine on infidel foods and books is a good second choice.  One can consider this as an expression of social contempt, and even as what one might expect from a fully insane person -- not connected with their religious ideology, but that is actually quite a bit too generous a consideration.  In fact the "fecal jihad" seems organized and happening more frequently than one could imagine.  Yes, insane.  But the insane definition can be met by entire countries which follow preachings of the uebermensch philosophy.  One outwardly develops an attitude of "superiority" when one feels really low and inferior on the inside -- and always such attitudes are accompanied by claims of superior "clean-ness" and an aversion to "sexual filth" and bathroom waste.  So the throwing of bathroom filth upon those whom one sees as "dirty" by definition (ie, infidels) is a natural consequence. 

Lest we forget, in a parallel manner, some of the suicide bombers in Israel allowed themselves to be deliberately injected with hepatitis, (claimed) HIV, and other disease microbes -- by those same wonderful Muslim doctors as with the bunch who tried to blow up a huge truck-bomb outside of a popular British night-club with around a thousand young people inside -- "First Do All Harm to Infidels".  The premise was, that when their bodies were blown up, the scattered blood and tissue from their corpses would have a doubly-horrific effect.  Not only shredding the hated infidels with ball-bearing and machine-screw shrapnel, but giving them diseases as well.



MAY 20, 2008
42 year old, Sahnoun Daifallah, appeared in front of a magistrate on charges he squirted a "foul-smelling" substance, later determined to be a mixture of feces and urine, over frozen chips and wine bottles at a Tesco in Gloucester - he then went on to  shower and ruin 706 children's books at Waterstones in Cirencester, Gloucs.  Not quite satisified with showering his human liquid waste concoction over just two stores, Mr Daifallah proceeded to the Air Balloon pub where, after making offensive comments to the barmaid, he proceeded to sprinkle more feces and urine all over the pub food. This filthy defilement of property has cost the business owners considerable amounts of money to clean their establishment as well as replace the urine-fecal destroyed items.
This case is reminiscent of my past posting " I'll think I'll pass on this cake" from February 2008. In this case Cardiff Wales muslim Pizzaria shop owners, Saeed Hasmi and Jan Yadgari, "accidentally" sold chocolate cake with human faeces on top.  Must be a new muslim icing recipe. Of course these "culinary specialists" admitted the charge but have no idea how the cake got those brown "sprinkles" on top - guess they were airborne.
Or another recent case from Dallas, USA where Behrouz Nahidmobarekeh, 49, is on trial for allegedly throwing the feces on pastries at a Fiesta grocery store. Police said that during an investigation, they found a pile of human feces by his bed. Investigators believe Nahidmobarekeh would dry the feces, either by microwave or just letting it sit out, grate it up with a cheese grater and then sprinkle it at the store. A young boy, maybe 3 years old, was later seen on the surveillance tape, eating one of the defiled cookies."
There appears to be a nasty and disgusting pattern emerging - muslim men conducting a body waste Jihad. Such body fluids would be considered hazardous waste in a medical setting. With the numbers of serious and often fatal diseases, including polio and hepatitis, that can be carried by human waste - there needs to be harsher penalties for fecal jihadists.

Published: 19 May 2008

A MAN was in court today charged with spraying urine at two supermarkets, a pub and a book shop.
Sahnoun Daifallah, 42, allegedly squirted a "foul-smelling" substance over frozen chips and wine bottles at a Tesco in Gloucester.
He is also said to have carried out a similar attack in Morrisons four miles away on the same day.
Prosecutor Liz Thomas claimed that, two days earlier, Daifallah used an improvised device to shower hundreds of children's books at Waterstones in Cirencester, Gloucs.
That day he is also said to have squirted the liquid over food in the Air Balloon pub, near Cheltenham, Gloucs.
Ms Thomas said the total damage was ?10,000, although the final bill for cleaning up the supermarkets and replacing the food would come to hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Daifallah, of Bibury Road, Gloucester, indicated not guilty pleas to four charges of contaminating products between May 14 and May 16 this year.
Wearing a black top, with a full beard and long black wavy hair, Daifallah, spoke to confirm his name and address.
Magistrates in Cheltenham remanded Daifallah in custody and adjourned the case to May 28 when he will appear via videolink at Stroud for committal proceedings.
The Tesco store in Quedgeley, and the Morrisons, in Glevum Way, were both shut for much of Friday and all day on Saturday while all the stock in each store was removed.
Ms Thomas said a "squeezy sports bottle" had been used to propel the liquid into a freezer of chips, and later over a wine rack.
After going into the toilets at Waterstones in Cricklade Street, Cirencester, Daifallah is alleged to have ruined 706 books, many of them in the children's section, with a "very smelly, brown, unpleasant substance".
Previously that day he was said to have released the liquid in the Air Balloon at Birdlip after making offensive comments to a barmaid.
Preliminary tests by Tesco have shown the fluid to be a mix of urine, faeces and domestic products, the court heard.
Ms Thomas said a possible motive had yet to be established.

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Using the Koran for Target Practice...A Criminal Offense in the USA?

Guess which one of the following two incidents got the Muslims of the World all twisted-face, mouth-foaming, fist-shaking and murderously angry?

1)  Out of frustration and a not-irrational rage, a US soldier used a old discarded copy of the Koran for target practice in Afghanistan -- a filthy book which justifies and openly calls for jihad murdering of those who don't accept Muhammed's utterings, something which that same soldier witnesses daily in the bombings and shootings of civilians by the Islamic fanatics.

2)  Al-Qaeda Muslim terrorists strapped a nail bomb to an 8-year old girl and had her walk into a crowded supermarket in Iraq before they pressed the detonator, ripping her to bits and killing many others.

Yeah, you guessed correct.  They are upset about the Koran-shooting.  And to make matters worse, a dhimmified US general stooped over to Kiss Muslim Foot to mollify their complaints, also kissing the "blessed Koran" in front of his Islamic masters.

Read the discussion of this revolting episode (the reaction to the Koran-shooting, not the shooting itself) in the article appended below by Diana West, who "gets it".  This kind of slave-attitude towards Muslim overlords is something which is promoted by the New Bush Policy, and is quite different from the original Old Bush Policy of "going after the terrorists and those who support them". 

Thanks for this depressing news, and the moving photo, apropo for this Memorial Day, from


Sniper shooting Koran hardly 'criminal behavior'

By Diana West

It is late August 1939. American columnist Augusta "Gusto" Nash, played by the incomparable Claudette Colbert in the 1940 movie "Arise, My Love," is sitting in a French railway car taking her from Paris (and love interest Ray Milland) to her next assignment: Adolph Hitler's Berlin. Not surprisingly, she is boning up for her new post in the Nazi capital by reading "Mein Kampf." Turning the pages, she looks increasingly disgusted, finally becoming incensed to the point where she slams the book shut and tosses it out the window.

The audience doesn't learn precisely what that final straw was, but given the book's notorious anti-Semitism, racism and militaristic plans for world domination, it's not hard to imagine. Which makes me wonder: What if, in a 21st-century update of the movie, a columnist were filmed en route to Riyadh reading the Koran? Given the book's notorious anti-Semitism (not to mention anti-Christianism), Islamic supremacism and jihadist exhortations for world domination, what if a postmodern-day Western-reared correspondent were depicted becoming agitated to the point of throwing the Koran out the window?

Not very easy to imagine this scenario coming to a multiplex near you. At least not without bomb threats, bombast and boycotts from the world of Islam (not to mention assorted yelps and cries from the stateside sensitivity police).

 But it's a setup worth considering -- quietly, privately, in that shrinking mental domain still free from speech controls (for now, anyway) -- if only as a bit of a culture check on a real-live news story that came out of Iraq this week when a U.S. sniper was discovered to have used a Koran for target practice in the former insurgent stronghold of Radwaniyah.

And what is the point of comparison here between movie fiction and recent fact? Namely, the contrasting reactions to these two manifestations of contempt for anti-liberty ideologies. Americans in 1940 widely shared Gusto Nash's loathing for Hitler's totalitarian message. In 2008, the superiors of the soldier in question, right on up the chain of command to commander-in-chief George W. Bush, only express their respect for, and, in a very frightening way, submission to the Koran despite its totalitarian message -- and even at the expense of the soldier's Constitutional rights.

The fact is, assuming this Koran belonged to the soldier, there is nothing illegal about shooting it or throwing it away. Impolitic, perhaps; but snipers -- trained rather specifically in this conflict to kill jihadists, who are, above all, inspired by the violent exhortations contained within the Koran -- are not diplomats.

But neither are generals. Missing a teachable moment -- "Turn the other cheek?" "Nuts!" "The soldier fired on an inanimate object that urges jihad; he didn't self-detonate in a teeming marketplace to advance jihad"  -- Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Hammond chose to abase himself before the local Sunni tribe. "In a most humble manner, I look into your eyes today and I say 'Please forgive me and my soldiers,'" he said. Then he called his sniper's actions "nothing more than criminal behavior."

The general was dead wrong -- unless, that is, he was talking about criminal behavior under Sharia, or Islamic law, which isn't, or certainly shouldn't be, the guiding light of the U.S. military. But, alas, this is what increasingly appears to be the case. For example, in presenting a new Koran to this gathering of local Sunnis who were very likely insurgents not so long ago, another American officer kissed the Islamic book. Last time I looked, kissing Korans wasn't a Yankee custom -- unless dhimmitude now counts as one.

Let's play around some more with the story. Imagine if, during the Allied occupation of post-Nazi Germany, a GI had been discovered using "Mein Kampf" for target practice. Would Gen. George S. Patton have kissed a new copy of the Nazi bible as he presented it to a cadre of former Nazis? In the words of Ol' Blood and Guts -- oh, wait; this is a family newspaper. Let's just put it this way: Not likely. Difference is, of course, the anti-Semitism and imperialistic supremacism contained within "Mein Kampf" were recognized and treated as an existential threat to the rest of the Western world. In the so-called war on terror, however, our primary strategy is directed at masking or ignoring the overall anti-infidelism and imperialistic supremacism contained within the Koran.

And -- in spite of the actions of the occasional "criminal" soldier -- that's one front where we're certainly winning.

Info and SF Conference on Raw Milk/Healthy Foods/Life-Energy Subjects

Firstly, here's an interesting weblink on raw milk issues:

Secondly, here's information on a forthcoming Conference by the Weston Price Foundation, where your's truly is one of the scheduled speakers.  On issues of healthy foods and health, soils and nutrition, and even some info on life-energy and emotional considerations, be there, or be square.   J.D.


Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 14:46:48 -0700 (PDT)

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        Traditional Diets
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        Subtle Energies in Soil and Food

David Brownstein, MD, author of Overcoming Thyroid Disorders
Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD, author of The Gut and Psychology Syndrome
Paul Chek, HHP, NMT, author of How to Eat, Move and Be Healthy
Mary Cordaro, Home Environmental Specialist, CEOH3Environmental
Thomas Cowan, MD, author of The Fourfold Path to Healing
Debra Lynn Dadd, author of Really Green
Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, author of The Whole Soy Story
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Lynne Farrow, MA, breast cancer specialist
Joseph Heckman, PhD, soil specialist
Mark Kastel, president, The Cornucopia Institute
Claudia Keel, herbalist
Galen D. Knight, PhD, health researcher
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31,000+ American Scientists Reject Global Warming Theory - Petition

As of 9:25 AM Saturday, Global Warming was still AWOL - Where's Al Gore!

In my lifetime, and in the position of a working academic scientist, on two occasions I've signed open letters or petitions on major scientific controversies.  Firstly, I signed the Scientists Declaration on Nuclear Power, which was circulated even before Chernobyl or Three Mile Island, but which basically predicted such disasters, as well as the continuing problem of what to do with accumulated atomic waste materials.  Secondly, the Open Letter of the Group for the Scientific Reappraisal of the HIV Hypothesis of AIDS, which basically called for critical reviews of how AIDS develops or is transmitted, outside of the predominant HIV hypothesis -- yes, it is only an hypothesis, never proven.  Well, here we are today, more than 30 or 20 years later, and virtually every prediction made by those groups of dissenting scientists have been proven correct.  Now comes the theory about global warming -- is the warming real?  If real, is it long-term?  If real and long-term, is it being driven by CO2, and is that CO2 being increased by human industrial output alone, or by any human activity?   Four or five important questions in those sentences, but the fact is that not one of them has been definitively answered with certainty by modern science.

The reader will know about the 2000 or 3000 "scientists" who have lent their names to the IPCC  (Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change) Report on global climate change, because this has been repeatedly blared out in media reports, as if "voting" on scientific issues had some merit.  It does not.  But only a few will know the details of the fraudulent IPCC petition signatures.  Such as, that most of those signators are not scientists at all, but rather political hacks or environmental activists appointed to governmental panels by the various UN member-states.  Only a much smaller number are authentic natural scientists with PhDs, and even fewer with expertise in the earth, atmospheric or environmental sciences.  A few had their names included on the IPCC without permissions, to jack up the numbers, having been a part of the IPCC evaluation team, but who dissented from its unscientific and politically motivated positions and conclusions -- but their names were included anyway, over their loudly voiced objections.

Here's a new one, which seems more authentic:

Global Warming Petition Project
31,072 American scientists have signed this petition,  including 9,021 with PhDs

In any case, even global warming advocates will have to admit, that 31,000 and 9,000 are larger numbers than 3000, even if their arithmetic is stunningly inaccurate on everything else.  Yes, when global CO2 levels in the glacial ice-core records routinely rise and fall some 500 years after temperature rises and falls, this does indicate that if a direct causality exists, that it must be temperature driving CO2 levels, and not the other way around.  As when the ocean warms a little bit, it tends to release gigantic amounts of CO2 into the atmosphere.  This is fact, even if the Pied Piper .... oops, I mean, Al Gore, says just the opposite with a nice smile on his face, speaking in metered tones like he is speaking to children.


Monday, May 12, 2008

Sex and Sexuality in Islam - Abul Kasem

Since this is a web-blog dealing with the work of Wilhelm Reich, and my own cross-cultural research, both of which go deep into issues of human sexuality, I'll assume nobody on the list is going to wilt or faint at exposure of some pretty alarming and horrific facts about sexuality in the Islamic world.  The following item, of which I only give the first paragraph, is a six-part scholarly overview by Abul Kasem, of sexual life within Islamic culture, as dictated by the Koran and Hadiths.  As such, it basically reflects the sexuality of the Arab warrior nomads straight out of the hard desert core of Arabia.  These were the warrior nomads who were Muhammed's support base, who took his ideas and spread outwards over the centuries to conquer, loot, rape, pillage, forcibly convert, and demand that their social institutions and cruel practices be adopted by all within their reach.  It was not the first such outbreak from the desert-cores of Saharasia, but it was one of the most dramatic and systematically life-changing for the softer cultures who were overrun.   What is presented here, as in Reich's works, and in my Saharasia, constitutes the "why" behind the immense hatred of the non-believer and infidel, the desire to conquer over them and obliterate all those who generally have a much more tolerant and pleasurable sexual life.  It is the reason why the devoted Muslim male is driven to fits of lust and murder upon merely observing a woman walking down the street without being made invisible, covered with a carpet.  And why in nearly all other cultures, the sight of a beautiful woman elicits more primitive but generally harmless "wolf whistles" and smiling looks from males suffering from only a milder sex-repression. The one man wants to kill such a woman, the other wants to embrace her.  And there is a antithetical set of emotions in the women of the two culture types, as I outline in my armored-patrist and unarmored-matrist variables.

It is difficult to be declarative, but while author Kasem has a great deal of material absolutely correct, some of my own sources suggest much higher levels of boy pedophilia, as well as anal intercourse across the Muslim world.   Little boys get dressed up as girls, and are sexually abused, as are teenage boys in some cases.  Girls may remain forbidden objects, and none of it is classified as "homosexuality", which is defined only when consenting adolescents or men of the same age partner up.  Those males are at risk for hanging or stoning, as are "sinful" girls and women.  Severe male genital mutliations also exist across the Muslim world, far beyond anything imaginable in the Western-"medical" or Jewish tradition.  While much more of an argument is usually made about female genital mutilations, which are indeed horrific, some of the more horrific male mutilations, such as where skin is stripped from the entire length of a man's member, did exist in the Red Sea regions, for example, up into the early 1900s.  This may underlay part of the hysterically impotent attitudes, and immense hatred of females -- where the boys are raised in the comfortable world of the women until puberty, at which point they are literally thrown out into the "man's world", the mothers literally handing over the boys to the adult men for sodomy and mutilation -- as seen in such fantastically cruel and barbaric nations like Sudan, or the land of the "perfumed barbarians", in Saudi Arabia.   Also read my Saharasia for background material.

Also keep in mind, the reason I post this out, rather than merely filing it away for eventual inclusion into a book later on, is because time is getting short, and I for one do NOT wish to see the Western world collapse down into these kinds of Islamic practices.  The only way to prevent that, is to throw up a powerful brake and barrier to every thing and person who is promoting the Islamic way of life -- which means, the Islamic sexual practices as much as anything else.   J.D.

Hat tip to D.M. Murdock for this link.


Sex and sexuality in Islam
By Abul Kasem
Part 1 of 6
[A word of caution: This article contains sexually explicit terms and coarse language that may offend many readers. The author will not take any responsibility in the event any reader may become upset reading this essay. My request to them: please do refrain from reading this essay if you are likely to be offended. You have been forewarned.]
There is more to sex in Islam than meets the eye. Do you care to know that sex is the biggest taboo in Islam? It is a topic that is fraught with fear and seldom discussed by the followers of Islam, except when they are in trouble or when they go to a foreign/infidel country to 'enjoy' women there. Islam pretends as if sexual organs do not exit either in a male or in a female. A woman is covered from head to toe just to hide her 'awra,' which is the Islamic vocabulary for the part of body that arouses sexual desire in a man, or the 'shame' of her. Thus, sexual organs are shameful parts of a body! It is a great insult to a woman to depict her entire body as shameful. It is also a great insult to all men. Why? Because, this gives the impression that men are like beasts that are on the street, just on the lookout there for women to prowl on for sex. This is completely nonsense. While living in an infidel country, I have watched millions of kufur women dressed in very decent as well as not so decent dresses. However, never have I seen a single man jump on a woman in the street to copulate with her, despite her mode of dressing being aphrodisiac or in plain word 'sexy.' The Islamic concept of sex is based on Bedouin Arab culture, that is barbaric and uncivilized, to say the least, when compared to today's world. This is because sex is so a 'dirty' word and it is so 'severely' restricted in Islam that as a inquisitive person I became extremely interested in it and devoured any written material that dealt with sex in Islam. To my surprise, I found that so little information is available, although there are tons and tons of books on Tafseer, ahadith Sharia, fiqh and the list goes on for all other branches of Islamic studies. Therefore, I had to write from scratch without much help from Islamic/other sources. Another big surprise for me was that the restrictions on sex for men in Islam are just superficial. There are countless loopholes in Islamic rules, so much so that it is possible for a Muslim man, whether married or not, to have uninterruptible supply of sex if he so desires. But he must know the rules of the game very well, if not, then he may fall into a great torment. There are many secrets and untold provisions for sex in Islam that very few Mullahs will tell.


Read the rest at the author's given website.

Friday, May 09, 2008

Europe's Islamic Legacy: Bloodshed, Tyranny, Disaster

There is a fabricated and stunningly mindless push within academic circles to white-wash the predatory role of Islam against Europe over the centuries, to transmute the numerous wars of Muslim nations against Europeans, the millions of European slaves taken by Muslim pirates in the Mediterranean, the gigantic wars of conquest and enslavement launched into Spain and France, and into the Balkans up into Austria, to make all of that something benign and actually helpful, as if it was responsible for uplifting primitive barbarian Europeans into the Enlightenment and Renaissance.   This is like saying Hitler liberated the Jews, and that the high numbers of Jewish people winning Nobel Prizes today is due to the influence of Nazism on Jewish culture.  It is the most foul and dirty lie, promulgated by clever propagandists with very clear political agendas for facilitating an Islamification of Europe in the modern time. The aim appears directed to making Western people think "gosh, those smart Muslims, we really owe them a lot" and hence to increase immigration from those "smart" Muslim lands, and not to worry when groups of punkish Muslim youths, who dropped out of school before they could get to the advanced mathematics or physics classes, much less to speak the language of their adopted homelands, are caught trying to plant terror-bombs.  People should use their own eyes to see for themselves how Islam works to block the intellect, to render its believers incapable of critical thinking, and how its rules against artistic expressions -- for example, forbidding images of people or animals -- permitting only a brain-numbing calligraphy, a thousand ways to write "God Is Great" on a mosque wall, but nothing else.

"Islamic science" to the extent that it existed, was the product of conquest and acquisition, with scientifically-thinking people of other religions and cultures being the real inventors and scholars within Muslim-dominated regions -- peoples of Greek, Christian, Jewish, Assyrian, and other multiple non-Muslim backgrounds, were always the ones who made the discoveries and contributions to which Muslims are today grabbing onto psychologically, to prop up their current sorry social conditions.  And in those cases where Muslims did make discoveries, in the majority of cases these were forced converts to Islam, having a sword put to their neck.  The Greek Christian scholars then became "Muslim scholars", with the writings of Aristotle and so many others, giving a foundation to "Islamic science", which did not persist due to its dependence upon captured infidels, who invariably died, without any larger group of students to whom they could pass along their knowledge, given how that knowledge almost invariably undermined Islamic totalitarianism.

The whole sorry business is like the al-Qaeda bombers using cell-phones as detonators for their murderous bomb-making, and then claiming they invented the cell-phone and dynamite.  Well, I suppose we can grant to them the "novel use" of a cell-phone in this case, and give them a patent on that idea.  Or the "invention of the concept of zero" -- which actually came from India -- "Islamic science" is also something of a Big Zero, an oxymoron, with little more than the term itself being an invention.

The article below speaks to a new book by a Prof. Gouguenheim, breaking with this foul tradition of distortions, throwing off the "New History" being funded by Saudi petro-dollars globally, or as enthusiastically written by people who have no problems with totalitarian Islamic culture.  Note the "sarcastic" statement by one of the Islam-friendly critics of Gouguenheim -- his sarcasm is the truth, but he does not appreciate it.  The article also exposes some connection between the old Nazis and Islam as well -- we know this in the context of Hitler's friendly embrace of Haj Amin al-Husseini, the Mufti of Jerusalem, in their shared plans to exterminate the Jews and other non-Muslims of the Middle East.  Also such historical tid-bits as the nation of Persia changing its name to "Iran" -- what we in the West would call "Aryan" -- as a quite voluntary supplication to Nazism and Hitlerism by yet another big chunk of the Islamic world.  Or the various SS officers fled to Islamic nations after the war, to escape the hangman's noose, whereupon they converted to Islam, took Muslim names, and were absorbed into the armies of the Arab League for the multiple wars launched against the young state of Israel.   Gouguenheim adds more to this history, pointing out how one old Nazi wrote an influential text about "Europe's Debt to Islam" in the post-war period.   Oh, the problem is, the book is not out in English.  Only in French, but if you speak French there is a copy on for over $100.  The truth may set you free, but is rarely free by itself.

Much of this has been covered previously by other scholars, such as Bat-Yeor, Andrew Bostom and Robert Spencer, and we have a long list of such books (at a more reasonable price) in the "Saharasia Today" section of our on-line bookstore:  But it is an historical episode about which not enough has yet penetrated into the public mind.  The multi-culturalist ideologues who are promoting Islam into the West do not have our best interests at heart.


PS.  Hat-tip to Acharya-S for the heads-up on this item.


Europe's debt to Islam given a skeptical look

By John Vinocur
Published: April 28, 2008

When Sylvain Gouguenheim looks at today's historical vision of the history of the West and Islam, he sees a notion, accepted as fact, that the Muslim world was at the source of the Christian Europe's reawakening from the Middle Ages.

He sees a portrayal of an enlightened Islam, transmitting westward the knowledge of the ancient Greeks through Arab translators and opening the path in Europe to mathematics, medicine, astronomy and philosophy - a gift the West regards with insufficient esteem.

"This thesis has basically nothing scandalous about it, if it were true," Gouguenheim writes. "In spite of the appearances, it has more to do with taking ideological sides than scientific analysis."

For a controversy, here's a real one. Gouguenheim, a professor of medieval history at a prestigious university, l'École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, is saying "Whoa!" to the idea there was an Islamic bridge of civilization to the West. Supposedly, it "would be at the origin of the Middle Ages' cultural and scientific reawakening, and (eventually) the Renaissance."

In a new book, he is basically canceling, or largely writing off, a debt to "the Arabo-Muslim world" dating from the year 750 - a concept built up by other historians over the past 50 years - that has Europe owing Islam for an essential part of its identity.

"Aristote au Mont Saint-Michel" (Editions du Seuil), while not contending there is an ongoing clash of civilizations, makes the case that Islam was impermeable to much of Greek thought, that the Arab world's initial translations of it to Latin were not so much the work of "Islam" but of Aramaeans and Christian Arabs, and that a wave of translations of Aristotle began at the Mont Saint-Michel monastery in France 50 years before Arab versions of the same texts appeared in Moorish Spain.

When I talked to Gouguenheim about his book a couple of weeks ago, he said he had no interest in polemics, just some concern that his research could be misused by extremists.

At the same time, he acknowledged that his subject was intensely political. Gouguenheim said it was in light of a 2002 recommendation from the European Union that schoolbooks give a more positive rendering of Islam's part in European heritage "that an attempt at a clarification becomes necessary." Reading Gouguenheim without a background in the history of the Byzantine Empire or the Abassid caliphate is a bit of a challenge. It justifies distance and reserving judgment.

But Le Figaro and Le Monde, in considering the book in prominent reviews, drank its content in a single gulp. No suspended endorsements or anything that read like a caution.

"Congratulations," Le Figaro wrote. "Mr. Gouguenheim wasn't afraid to remind us that there was a medieval Christian crucible, a fruit of the heritage of Athens and Jerusalem," while "Islam hardly proposed its knowledge to Westerners."

Le Monde was even more receptive: "All in all, and contrary to what's been repeated in a crescendo since the 1960s, European culture in its history and development shouldn't be owing a whole lot to Islam. In any case, nothing essential.

"Precise and well-argued, this book, which sets history straight, is also a strongly courageous one."
But is it right?

Gouguenheim attacks the "thesis of the West's debt" as advanced by the historians Edward Said, Alain de Libera and Mohammed Arkoun. He says it replaces formerly dominant notions of cultural superiority advanced by Western orientalists, with "a new ethnocentrism, oriental this time" that sets off an "enlightened, refined and spiritual Islam" against a brutal West.

Nuggets: Gouguenheim argues that Bayt al-Hikma, or the House of Wisdom, said to be created by the Abassids in the ninth century, was limited to the study of Koranic science, rather than philosophy, physics or mathematics, as understood in the speculative context of Greek thought.

He says that Aristotle's works on ethics, metaphysics and politics were disregarded or unknown to the Muslim world, being basically incompatible with the Koran. Europe, he said, "became aware of the Greek texts because it went hunting for them, not because they were brought to them."

Gouguenheim calls the Mont Saint-Michel monastery, where the texts were translated into Latin, "the missing link in the passage from the Greek to the Latin world of Aristotelian philosophy." Outside of a few thinkers - he lists Al-Farabi, Avicenne, Abu Ma'shar and Averroes - Gougenheim considers that the "masters of the Middle East" retained from Greek teaching only what didn't contradict Koranic doctrine.
Published less than a month ago, the book is just beginning to encounter learned criticism.

Sarcastically, Gabriel Martinez-Gros, a professor of medieval history, and Julien Loiseau, a lecturer, described Gouguenheim as "re-establishing the real hierarchy of civilizations."

They said that he disregarded the mathematics and astronomy produced by the Islamic world between the 9th and 13th centuries and painted the period's Islamic civilization exactly what it was not: obscurantist, legalistic, fatalistic and fanatic.

Indeed, Gouguenheim's thesis, they suggest, has "intellectual associations that are questionable at their very heart" - which I take to mean nastily right-wing.

If you read Gougenheim's appendix, he's preemptively headed off that kind of accusation. He offers his book as an antidote to an approach to Islam's medieval relations to the West exemplified by the late Sigrid Hunke, a German writer, described as a former Nazi and friend of Heinrich Himmler.

Hunke describes a pioneering, civilizing Islam to which "the West owes everything." Gouguenheim replies that, in deforming reality, her work from the 1960s continues as a reference point that unfortunately still "shapes the spirit of the moment."

He says he means to rectify that.

His book is interesting and bold. At the very least, it is kindling for arguments on a touchy subject where most people don't have more than inklings and instincts to sort out even shards of truth from angry and conflictual expertise.

"Chemtrail Orgonite" nonsense used to attack Reich

Anyone who has seriously investigated Wilhelm Reich's work knows the whole business of "chembusters", "chemtrails" and "orgonite" are inventions of people only within the last ten years or so, and has no authentic relationship to Reich, even though they often abuse his name and terms.   Their claims, however, are nevertheless being attributed to Reich, and used to attack him.

Here's a new YouTube video, which strings together all sorts of outrageous falsehoods about Reich, based upon the producers dislike of the "orgonite" gadgets.

I've already discussed this issue, here:

Once again, Wilhelm Reich and orgonomy gets the ugly embrace of the orgonite-chemtrail crowd, which makes a total madhouse distortion of his good name and science, followed by others who look at that, call it crazy, and then blamed it all on Reich, adding in their own lies and hate.

In this case, the YouTube item was produced by a group (or individual) called "Quiet Buck Productions" -- which brings up this webpage:   It appears to be a very mystic website as well, referencing YHWE and offering up Bible quotations.  Perhaps in this case what we have is a battle between different cultists, with Reich either being abused to bolster up one side, or to tear down the other.  Crazy.


Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Israel's 60th Anniversary

The 60th Anniversary of the Foundation of Israel passed a few days ago, and was greeted in much of the liberal-left Western media with some of the most hideous and grotesque lies and phoney history I have seen anywhere.  The BBC was typically among the worst of the liars, but similar distortions came through the New York Times, and others, underscoring how the liberal-left politic today has become the major carrier of the virus of Jew-hatred.  (And yet another reminder of the "socialism" within National Socialism, the truncated version of which is the term "Nazi").

Rather than go into details, here are two item to review, for a "quick history of the Middle East".

From the Terrorist Awareness Project:

Here's another view of it, frame by frame, if your computer is too slow:

Here's an expose on one major bit of rancid news reporting just recently:

And once again, we have some of the very best books on authentic history and current events in the "Saharasia Today" section of the OBRL bookstore, here:

Happy viewing, and Happy 60th Anniversary, to our subscribers in Israel.

James DeMeo

Monday, May 05, 2008

Beware of the Milk Police - SWAT Teams Confiscating Butter and Cheese!

No doubt, breast-milk will be banned also, as being too high in nutrients.  America is no fascist state, but we do have fascist tendencies at work within our out-of-control, over-funded Food and Drug Administration, and the various state "health (sickness)" bureaucracies who lord over what you eat, drink, and are allowed to use as treatment when ill.  Already said my bit on that issue, here.   J.D.

Feds launch 'Gestapo raid' over raw milk
Rally planned for farmer whose dairy swept by government
By Bob Unruh

A rally has been set for tomorrow in front of the magistrate's office in Mt. Holly, Pa., in support of a Mennonite farmer who has brought the wrath of the government on himself for selling raw milk and other products - an act government prosecutors say violates a number of regulations.
That's when the next court hearing is scheduled for Mark Nolt, a Pennsylvania farmer who turned in his state permit to sell raw milk because it didn't allow for the sale of the other products he offered.
"They swooped in ... like a bunch of Vikings, handcuffed me and stole $30,000 worth of my milk, cheese and butter," he told the New York Daily News.
His case is just an example of what the government is trying to do to those who believe - based on medical results - that raw milk is better for them than the processed milk available in most grocery stores, according to Nolt's supporters.
Processed milk, many believe, leads to clogged arteries, strokes and heart attacks.
According to reports published by the Weston A. Price Foundation, results of a study by the Medical Research Council in the United Kingdom revealed only one percent of the subjects in an ongoing lifestyle study of 5,000 men suffered heart attacks - if they drank full-fat milk and ate butter rather than margarine. ...

...snip ...

Read the whole thing....appalling, but what do you expect?  The entire nation yawned and went to sleep when they went after Wilhelm Reich in a similar manner, burning his books.

Sunday, May 04, 2008

Saudi Arabia - Nation of Hatred & Global Jihad War

"The Mullahs Are the Generals, and the Mosques are the Military Headquarters and Propaganda Ministries."
-- James DeMeo
11 September 2001


Saudis' secret agenda

Richard Kerbaj and Stuart Rintoul | May 03, 2008

THE cheque from the Saudi Government for $360,000 was enclosed in an envelope.
It was a donation, a gift, a part payment to subsidise the construction of a building that would become Sydney's Muslim heartbeat: Lakemba mosque. More than 35 years after Sydney cleric Khalil Shami received the cheque, he insists it came with no strings attached. But while the cheque had no tangible conditions in the form of written instructions or binding contracts, the cleric received a message from his donors several months after depositing it.

"They said: 'Please, can you mention the tragedy of the Palestinian people and what's happened to them in your sermon?"' Shami tells Inquirer. "Which is really a very noble cause, a very noble cause, I couldn't see a negative in their request."

The message Shami received from Riyadh brings into question the influence petro-dollars can have on their recipients, whether the money is bankrolling a religious centre, a clerical allowance or Queensland's Griffith University, which was exposed by The Australian last month for seeking a $1.37 million Saudi grant, of which $100,000 was received, and offering to keep elements of the deal a secret.

The Saudi Government - largely through its embassy - is believed to have funnelled at least $120 million into Australia since the 1970s to propagate hardline Islam, bankroll radical clerics and build mosques, schools and charitable organisations.

But the Saudi cash that has flowed into Australia, that also allegedly has paid the allowance of hardline Canberra cleric Mohammed Swaiti, who has publicly praised jihadists, is dwarfed by the $90 billion Riyadh is believed to have pumped into promoting Islamic fundamentalism internationally.

Security agencies worldwide turned their focus on Saudi funding following allegations that the 19 Muslim terrorists - with 15 Saudi nationals among them - who turned commercial airliners into suicide bombs in the September 11 attacks in 2001 were funded from Riyadh.

Counter-terrorism networks also looked closely at the threat posed by Wahhabism or Salafism, a Saudi-pioneered interpretation of Islam espoused by Osama bin Laden, on radicalising Western Muslim communities.

Last October, US President George W. Bush declared that Saudi Arabia was "co-operating with efforts to combat international terrorism". But his administration is divided on the role Riyadh is playing in the West, as are Western intelligence agencies, including Britain's Scotland Yard and MI5.

Last September, weeks before Bush talked up Saudi Arabia's role in curbing radicalism and terror, his Treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, Stuart Levey, accused Riyadh of failing to prosecute terrorism financiers.

"If I could somehow snap my fingers and cut off the funding from one country, it would be Saudi Arabia," Levey said. "When the evidence is clear that these individuals have funded terrorist organisations, and knowingly done so, then that should be prosecuted and treated as real terrorism because it is."

Saudi Arabia has argued that it wants to improve its image in the West by using its financial clout to promote interfaith dialogue and moderate, not radical, Islam.

Last November, Riyadh said it had arrested more than 200 suspected al-Qa'ida operatives and several months ago continued its supposed crackdown on terrorism by seizing dozens of men suspected of being linked to bin Laden's network.

But US counter-terrorism analyst Steven Emerson is sceptical. The Washington-based analyst tells Inquirer: "The notion that the Saudis have totally changed their ways and are not disseminating Wahhabist anti-Western literature and propaganda is simply false. The (Saudi) Government has indeed put out some declarations that would give the impression they are interested in interfaith dialogue. But when it comes to reviewing the statements of the clerics, the religious establishment, the educational textbooks, the crackdown on dissidents and the anti-Western propaganda exported by the regime, one can only conclude their efforts to project moderation is an exercise in propaganda."

In Australia, Griffith academic Mohamad Abdalla has defended his decision to seek the grant, saying the money came with no strings attached. But critics, including the Australian Strategic Policy Institute's national security project director Carl Ungerer, say this is naive and the money is part of a Wahhabist "hearts and minds" campaign being waged by the Saudis in the Muslim world.

US-based Middle East expert and author Daniel Pipes says it is wrong to presume that all academics would follow their donor's line merely to keep the stream of funds rolling.

"Academics have a distinct point of view and are not about to be bought and change their point of view for any sum of money," he tells Inquirer. "But they are willing to shape their work and their views. So you can't buy them but you can rent them. So someone who might have been inclined to ask tough questions will do something else. It's subtle. It's not like the Saudis come to town to buy up academics who grovel before them, as was the case with Griffith University."

Last month, Britain's MI5 director-general Jonathan Evans reportedly told his Government that the Saudi Government's multimillion-dollar donations to universities, along with other funds from Muslim organisations in countries such as Pakistan, had led to a "dangerous increase in the spread of extremism in leading university campuses".

His warning came just days after the Higher Education Funding Council for England held a special meeting to confront fears that Saudi donations were unduly influencing universities. Brunel University's Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies revealed that eight British universities, including Cambridge and Oxford, received more than $US465 million from Saudi and Muslim sources since 1995, mainly to fund Islamic study centres.

In 2005, a prominent Saudi businessman, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, was reported by The Washington Post to have donated $20million to Georgetown and Harvard universities in the US for the study of Islam and the Muslim world to promote interfaith dialogue and understanding.

At Scotland Yard, a security expert cautions that one of Islam's five pillars - Zakat - requires Muslims to give alms and that charity is considered virtuous and essential.

But Emerson, best-selling author of American Jihad: The Terrorists Living Among Us, says Saudi Arabia should be allowed to bankroll religious initiatives in the West only when it becomes open to the idea of religious reciprocity. "I think there should be a law requiring religious reciprocity for funding coming from regimes that restrict religious freedom on their soil," he says. "Saudi Arabia does not allow the practice of any other religion, bars the operations of churches, confiscates Bibles ... As such, there should be laws passed by Western governments prohibiting Saudi donations to universities until and unless Saudi Arabia operates a pluralistic religious environment.

"Absent such laws, I believe that universities should be required to register as foreign registered agents - a law we have in the US - that designates the Saudi donors and their recipients as agents of a foreign power.

"That would certainly stigmatise the grant giving and give pause before a university accepts such money."

The most recent insight into the nature of Saudi society came with the release this month of the Human Rights Watch report Perpetual Minors, about the status imposed on women by Riyadh's doctrinaire interpretation of Sura 4, verse 34 of the Koran: "Men are the protectors and maintainers of women because God has given the one more (strength) than the other and because they support them from their means."

The report outlines how adult Saudi women generally must obtain permission from a male guardian to work, travel, study or marry, while being denied the right to make even the most trivial decisions on behalf of their children and being segregated from men under laws enforced by the Orwellian-sounding Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (the religious police).

In 2004, the UN ranked Saudi Arabia 77th of 78 countries for gender empowerment, defined as the ability of women to take part in economic and political life, ahead of Yemen. Australia was eighth, Norway first.

While Saudi Arabia exports its Wahhabi version of Islam to the world, Saudi society groans under the weight of its internal contradictions. The first class of female law students will graduate from King Abdul Aziz University this year, but the Saudi Ministry of Justice prohibits female lawyers from practising. Judges consider women to be lacking in reason and faith, and have refused to allow them to speak in the courtroom because their voices are shameful.

A Saudi labour code, which came into force in 2006, states that all Saudi workers have the right to work without discrimination, but also specifies "women shall work in all fields suitable to their nature".

Literacy among Saudi women and girls over the age of 15 has risen sharply, according to UN reports, from 16.4 per cent in 1970 to 83.3 per cent in 2005 and Saudi women make up 58 per cent of university graduates (most at teachers colleges), but education is dependent on the permission of male guardians, universities are segregated, and women are excluded from disciplines such as engineering, architecture or political science.

Last year, a 19-year-old gang-rape victim was sentenced to 200 lashes and six months' jail for being in a car with an unrelated man when she was attacked by seven men. In 2002, a fire at an elementary school in Mecca resulted in 15 schoolgirls being burned alive because the religious police refused to let them out of the school without headscarfs.

At the University of Melbourne, Richard Pennell, al-Tajir lecturer in Middle Eastern history, describes Saudi society as opaque rather than transparent.

"It doesn't allow research into its social structure by disinterested people; it doesn't allow disinterested comment about its inner workings; its legal system is closed; it is not a particularly easy society to deal with, partly because it is so stressed," he says. "There are so many things under the surface that are threatening to the regime."

But Pennell is sympathetic to the idea of an educational bridge between Western secular societies and Islamic societies. "We should be taking money from a variety of sources because that is how we get a variety of ideas," he says. "Provided you've got the mechanisms in place so that you don't sing to their tune, I don't think you've got a problem."

Global Warming -- Massaging the Data

The vendors of nuclear power plants massaged the data on background radiation counts years ago, erasing peaks of toxic radioactivity from nuclear accidents, trying to convince everyone that their plans for a nuke in every county across the nation was a good idea.  Three Mile Island and Chernobyl finally proved the utter folly of their strategy, and the impossibility of covering-up the problems with the band-aid of data manipulations. Now the GW advocates do the same thing, trying to erase the present cooling trend by data massages.  It won't work.  The factual truths of Nature, whatever they may be, always have the last word on such things.  J.D.


Does 'climate change' mean 'changing data'?
NASA temperature figures show agency reworking recent numbers upwards, older numbers downwards

Methodology used by NASA to estimate rates of climate change are resulting in dramatic shifts in previously published historical temperature data, causing figures for estimated global surface temperature prior to 1970 to now be lower and figures since 1970 to now be higher - and appearing to provide evidence for those who say the Earth is warming.
John Goetz, writing last month in the science blog Climate Audit, analyzed the way NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies calculates estimated global surface temperatures and showed that the addition of new, contemporary data could "have a ripple effect all the way back to the beginning of a [weather] station's history."
Goetz found 32 different versions of published global annual averages going back to Sept. 24, 2005, that showed the published figures - figures used as a baseline to demonstrate change through time - changing hundreds of times.
"On average 20% of the historical record was modified 16 times in the last 2 1/2 years," he wrote. "The largest single jump was 0.27 °C. This occurred between the Oct. 13, 2006 and Jan. 15, 2007 records when Aug 2006 changed from an anomoly of +0.43 °C to +0.70 °C, a change of nearly 68 percent."
Temperature anomalies - differences between the average measured global air temperature and some long-term mean - are primary data for studies of climate change.
The magnitude of the changes in the reworked historical data observed by Goetz - 0.27 °C - is more that a third of the total average increase in global air temperature near the Earth's surface - 0.74 ± 0.18 °C - that has occurred over the last century, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

U.S. temperature anomalies -- 1999 report -- see graphic

A comparison of annual temperature anomalies for the United States from 1880 to 1999 further revealed that shifts in historical estimates of temperature, since NASA refined its data for the period 1930 to 1999, are biased toward global warming.
Steven Goddard, writing in The Register, analyzed two different NASA reports of historic temperature anomalies - published in 1999 and 2007 - and showed estimates for years in the 1930s through 1970 were lowered while estimates for years from 1970 to 1999 were increased between the two reporting periods. The results, when graphed, described a temperature regime that was cooler than previously thought prior to 1970 and warmer than thought since - precisely what advocates of global warming argue but what earlier renditions of the data did not say so clearly.
That, said Goddard, defied statistical odds.

U.S. temperature anomalies -- 2007 report -- see graphic

"So what is the probability of this effort consistently increasing recent temperatures and decreasing older temperatures? From a statistical viewpoint, data recalculation should cause each year to have a 50/50 probability of going either up or down - thus the odds of all 70 adjusted years working in concert to increase the slope of the graph are an astronomical 2 raised to the power of 70. That is one-thousand-billion-billion to one. This isn't an exact representation of the odds because for some of the years (less than 15) the revisions went against the trend - but even a 55/15 split is about as likely as a room full of chimpanzees eventually typing Hamlet. That would be equivalent to flipping a penny 70 times and having it come up heads 55 times. It will never happen - one trillion to one odds (2 raised to the power 40).
"Particularly troubling are the years from 1986-1998. In the 2007 version of the graph, the 1986 data was adjusted upwards by 0.4 degrees relative to the 1999 graph. In fact, every year except one from 1986-1998 was adjusted upwards, by an average of 0.2 degrees. If someone wanted to present a case for a lot of recent warming, adjusting data upwards would be an excellent way to do it.  ...  <snip>

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