Simi Valley Sophist

The Simi Valley Sophist ruminates on all manner of topics from the micro to the macro. SVS travels whatever path strikes his fancy. Encyclopedia Britannica: Sophist "Any of certain Greek lecturers, writers, and teachers in the 5th and 4th centuries BC, most of whom travelled about the Greek-speaking world giving instruction in a wide range of subjects in return ..."

Location: California, United States

Retired: 30years law enforcement-last 20 years Criminal Intelligence Detective.

Sunday, October 01, 2006

"There Are No Atheists In A Fighting Hole"

We here in the United States are comfortable with our religions or our lack thereof. But, when you are in the “middle of it” you tend to ascribe to one religion or the other. In country, other than your ties to your fellow foxhole occupants, what else do you have to help you hold onto your sanity?

I understand that in Iraq if a Muslim can kill an infidel during Ramadan, he is blessed one thousand times more than if he kills one during the rest of the year. Let’s all join with our fighting service personnel and pray that the Islamists try. As it is said, kill them all and let God sort it out.

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