"In addition to most expert opinion, based on bin Laden’s original writings, and Pape’s empirical research, repeated public opinion polls in the Arab/Islamic world discredit D’Souza’s unsubstantiated musings. Those polls indicate that people in Islamic countries like U.S. technology, political and economic freedom, and even culture (which polls high even in Iran). The numbers start going south only when U.S. foreign policy toward the Islamic world is mentioned. As D’Souza even admits, the opinions of the Islamic mainstream are important because it has been the traditional recruiting pool for Muslim extremists."
"In the first phase of the End Times, moral degeneration will become all-pervasive due to the influence of some philosophical systems which incite atheism and irreligion by seeking to deny the existence of Almighty Allah. Humanity will forget the reason for its existence and thus enter the downward spiral of spiritual purposelessness and moral degeneration."
"The example of the history shows us that in these lands it is possible to re-establish a system open to respect and affection in which every group can live in safety and in freedom such as the one which operated through the vision of the Ottomans."