The WordPress Forum thread about BNI has been closed, the last word being: "Now that we have descended into pointless name-calling I am closing this thread.". who "descended into pointless name calling?
It's really hard to form an opinion of BNI without having read the site.
But the extremist, bigoted, racist views expressed here give a good idea of the kind of whacko it attracted.
Gleaned from the sickening streak of hate this thread contains:
There is no such thing as a moderate Muslim.
I live an work with Muslim people, and find them solid, upstanding people who wish the world no harm.
There are extremists everywhere. They're the problem, not average Muslims.
The landing page of that blog does not indicate a political or philosophical knowledge of or orientation toward Islam and related issues. The author admits not having enough knowledge to judge BNI, then he launches into the forum participants with argumentum ad hominem. Evidently lettershometoyou is too indolent to search for the Yahoo cache of BNI and see it for himself. Instead of doing due diligence, he launches:
Islam is not moderate, it is genocidally violent, by design. To fully comprehend the fatal fact, one must read the following citations from Islam's canonical texts.
- Sunan Abu Dawud 38.4390
- Sahih Bukhari 1.8.367
- Reliance of the Traveller, Book O, Chapter 9
- Hedaya Volume II, Book IX, Chapter 1
Evidently lettershometoyou is omniscient, knowing what everybody wants while we are "extremists [...] haters [...] spreading lies". How will he explain the conquests of Arabia, India, Turkey, North Africa and South East Europe? How did a tiny minority of extremist Muslims conquer nearly half the world without majority support? Lettershometoyou angered an EDL member, trinovante, who responded in kind.
@lettershometoyou,by god you are a fool !
You CLEARLY know nothing of Islamic history,the Qur'an or Hadith you odious
little man.Still you have some "Muslim's who you work with",so you must know
everything about Islamic doctrine?
You dangerous left wing idiot.
The thread ended with one last left wing slur which I will not quote here. I fully understand why WordPress is sensitive about this issue and wants to squelch discussion of it. Succumbing to intimidation to shut down a major traffic generator must be very painful. If name calling was an issue, the forum moderator would have deleted the four offending posts and allowed the thread to continue. I did a little research on BNI and found some interesting statistics for the blog.
|source ||value ||site visits ||revenue ||Alexa |
|http://kolorob.net/d/www.barenakedislam.wordpress.com||475.57 ||1393 |
|http://value3w.com/barenakedislam.wordpress.com||49,122.00 ||3064||67.00||48446 |
|http://www.webzi.info/barenakedislam.wordpress.com||38,681.00 ||2428 ||53.00 ||61666 |
|http://whois-domain-find.com/info/www.barenakedislam.wordpress.com||110,732,390 * ||152,381*|
* These numbers are so unrealistic that I presume they apply to the entire WordPress domain, not to a single sub domain blog.117,087 page views/month Those numbers ain't trivial. Even if we accept the lowest evaluation, a sub domain name worth nearly $500,. is too good to waste if it is bringing 100K visitors to WordPress every month. At snooper.wordpress,com, the post about BNI received 25 page views, while the average daily page views for the blog has been less than 20 this week. At Islam Exposed, it got 16 hits. Page ranks for searches for Bare Naked Islam ranged from 9 to 45 in the Google serps. The post at Bloggersbase had 125 views. If three thousand people are learning the truth about the doctrines & practices of Islam every day, its no wonder that CAIR is determined to silence it. But the blog's creator is dedicated, motivated & persistent. She will rebuild the blog, bigger and better than before and the publicity resulting from CAIR's intimidation tactics will increase the size of the blog's audience.