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Understanding Obama: The Making of a Füehrer

Ex-Muslim Ali Sina, founder of Faithfreedom International and one of my favorite authors, comments on the cult of Obama:

When cheering for someone turns into adulation, something is wrong. Excessive adulation is indicative of a personality cult. The cult of personality is often created when the general population is discontent. A charismatic leader can seize the opportunity and project himself as an agent of change and a revolutionary leader. Often, people, tired of the status quo, do not have the patience to examine the nature of the proposed change. All they want is change. During 1979, when the Iranians were tired of the dictatorial regime of the late Shah, they embraced Khomeini, not because they wanted Islam, but because he promised them change. The word in the street was, “anything is better than the Shah.” They found their error when it was too late.

Khomeini promised there would be separation between religion and state. He lied and they did not care to look into his past to see whether he actually meant what he said. Had they done that they would have seen that he always believed in caliphate and the rule of Islam. People gobbled everything he told them uncritically. They wanted to believe and therefore closed their eyes so they did not see what they did not want to see. Eyes welled when he spoke. Masses poured into the streets by the millions, screamed and shouted to greet him. People kissed his pictures. Some saw his portrait reflected on the Moon.

Read the entire disturbing - yet eye-opening - article currently posted at Faithfreedom International.

(Cross-posted at Al Salibiyyah)

 Tags: dmartyr #Dictatorship


#1 captainfish 13-Nov-2008
For a moment, I thought he WAS talking about US.
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