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Religious Riots are Trump Cards for Dictators and Dirty Politicians

April 18, 2012

Greatest/Most used/Proved very effective and DANGEROUS Rhetoric is PATRIOTISM. Danger of disappearance of Race/Religion/Country.
And using Patriotism to drive OTHERS AGAINST US is a very effective Rhetoric for ELECTIONS and all the difficult times in country
In ‘OTHERS AGAINST US’ always need to search an easy soft target, SCAPEGOAT or SACRIFICIAL LAMBS like ‘Foreigners’ or ‘Migrants’
Religious Minorities are usually painted or marked as “migrants” “foreigners” to be targeted for Religious Riots.
It is true that Sameul Johnson rightly said, “PATRIOTISM is the last resort of scoundrels”.

SOURCE: General Aung San: Dirty politics of using Ultranationalism to get popular support

RELIGION is the Trump card of dirty politicians and dirty governments

  • They say politics is dirty.
  • They say politics is religion.
  • They say these all in contradiction with each other in one and the same breath.
  • Politics is religion! Is it?

Of course not. But this is the trump card of dirty politicians.