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The attractiveness of IS/Daesh

beardedbaker

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What makes a Muslim youth leave his life in Marseille, London, New York or Kosovo behind and join a group like IS/Daesh? What does Daesh promise, socio-politically speaking, that the materialist liberal West can't offer? 

It offers the same utopia that the zionist state PR firms advertise to jewish youth from Brooklyn, North London and Krakow.

The attractiveness of being able to BE the 'ideal' Muslim, living in the 'ideal' islamic state, ruled by a descendant of the Prophet, is no different to the effective propaganda of ideal jewish life in occupied Palestine.

Muslim youth living in the West no longer have to put up with islamophobic oppressive intrusive and humiliating governments. they can fly Syria or Iraq, look and behave they way they like,  and become the 'TRUE' representation of what it means to be Muslim. the added bonus is that Daesh is in a state of war with anybody who refuses to join this utopia, and the reward in the end are 72 pure virgins etc.. A simple life and death, without the headache of juggling multiple identities, switching one off and turning the other on depending on the situation. 

Being a muslim youth does not mean anything to the liberal materialist westerner. he doesn't care about your religion or your God. he's got problems up to his nose, and instead wants someone to propose solutions AS A HUMAN BEING, or at least as a Brit, or American. Keep your faith at home and tell me how to resolve the rising homelessness, alcoholism, drug abuse, crowded jails, broken families, abused children, millions on food stamps,....

Multiple factors have reduced Muslims in the West to the insignificant entities they are. A major one, in my opinion, are the establishment scholars who push the individualistic, tribal behaviours and passive worldviews. Instead of a collective and united socio-political force, providing perfect examples on the ground on how to resolve issues i mentioned above, we have a pakistani mosque, an arab mosque, a turkish mosque, a wahabi mosque, an ahmadi mosque, a shirazi circus and no socio-political representation with power to influence discourse and policy.      

Daesh on the other hand, has done just that. It has given YOU the Muslim youth yearning for social impact, and true representation, to live your socio-political utopia in the caliphate and reach your perfection. 



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53 minutes ago, zainabamy said:

Really interesting thoughts brother, I wonder if the numbers of people joining Daesh have changed at all due to the fact the Iraqi army are making ground. I hardly hear anything about people joining on the news now. 

The thousands that joined didn't do so overnight. The same ideology that managed to attract so many muslims from all over the world in a matter of months, can do so again if the ideology itself is not eliminated, or at least marginalised to such an extent to make its survival not viable.

The Iraqi and Syrian armies can keep on fighting for 5 more years. As long as there are sheikhs-for-hire able to attract and recruit fighters, through this false ideology, and as long majority muslims do not unite in earnest to destroy the foundations of this ideology, the war is lost.    

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well... this is why i believe WE the muslims need to all come together and make our own infrastructure. Our own cars, planes, trains, unis, mobile phones. And this infrastructure can function by the family and for the family. The muslim women can go and work at these places without being thinking of how to fit-in or attend the work party where they will all drink and mix and do random things. An infrastructure that truly supports them muslim man and women as a family. One that will not be built around western secular capitalism. 

But... it is far easier said than done. This would be a long job, with everyone coming together and will take decades. 

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2 hours ago, YAli said:

well... this is why i believe WE the muslims need to all come together and make our own infrastructure. Our own cars, planes, trains, unis, mobile phones. And this infrastructure can function by the family and for the family. The muslim women can go and work at these places without being thinking of how to fit-in or attend the work party where they will all drink and mix and do random things. An infrastructure that truly supports them muslim man and women as a family. One that will not be built around western secular capitalism. 

But... it is far easier said than done. This would be a long job, with everyone coming together and will take decades. 

Off topic. You can live in Iran and get all that

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