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Manchester Bombing - ISIS Islamic Terrorist Attack Attempt to Influence BrExit Election

Politics / ISIS Islamic State May 23, 2017 - 07:47 AM GMT

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Politics

The people of Britain are waking up to a terrorist bomb attack on young people attending an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena at 10.33pm killing 22 people, including children and injuring 59, Britain's worst terror attack since the London 7/7 bombings nearly 12 years ago. A suspected suicide bomber detonated a device at 10.33pm last night in the foyer as concert goers were leaving. The response of politicians has been to suspend election campaigning for at least 24 hours.


Whilst it is very early in the investigation, however the police have already announced that it was a suicide attack, which means it was very unlikely to be a lone wolf attack given the sophistication of such a device which has all of the hallmarks of an Islamic State planned or sponsored terrorist attack aimed at influencing the outcome of the forthcoming UK General Election. The objective being to drive a further wedge between Britain's muslim communities and the rest of the population as a means of acting as a recruiting Sergeant for their Islamic fundamentalist cause.

Extremely High Risk of Another Attack

Very unfortunately, as the suicide bomb attack is unlikely to be a lone wolf attack, unlike the London knife attack. Which means that there is an organisation behind the attack who have likely planned a campaign in the countdown to the June 8th vote. Therefore the risk of another terror attack during the next 15 days is extremely high.

How will the Manchester terror attack impact the election?

With the election less than 3 weeks away the horrific bomb attack will push wavering waters more towards a hard line result whilst normally this would benefits the likes of the BNP and UKIP. However given the dynamics of the Conservatives poll lead then ultimately this will benefit the Conservatives to the detriment of ALL of the left of centre parties. Though, the likes of Labour were already facing an election blood bath so it is unlikely to change much in that respect. Whilst it could have an impact on the SNP who may lose 1 or 2 more seats to the Tories in Scotland.

My series of articles and videos in the UK brExit general election series will seek to conclude in a forecast conclusion that aims to be as accurate as the preceding forecasts were for Trump 2016, EU Referendum, 2016 and the General Election forecast of 2015. So ensure you are subscribed to my always free newsletter and to our youtube channel for videos as we countdown to the BrExit General Election.

And see my latest video for if THIS TIME the pollsters will finally going to get an election RIGHT, or whether they are going to LOSE for the 6th year?

Terror Attack is a Red Herring!

My extensive earlier analysis explains why terror attacks are RED HERRINGS as the real issue is the Age of Reason vs Religion in the Illusion of Democracy and Freedom series, of why terror events are happening and what needs to be done to diminish the risks of both terrorism and the real costs to society of the dilution of rational thought and reasoned actions such as in the following the January 2015 Charlie Hebdo attack -

13th Jan 2015 - Islamic World Transition From the 'Age of Religion' to the 'Age of Reason'

Age of Reason World Map 2015

The following map illustrates the current state of the evolution of humanity from the 'Age of Religion' to the 'Age of Reason' as peoples and nations attempt to literally pull themselves out of the iron grip of ancient superstitions towards ENLIGHTENMENT where humanity really does start to understand the true nature of the universe, utilisation of which triggers exponential leaps in development as we have seen in China that has done in 30 years what took the West 300 years to achieve.

The key point that stands out from the world map is that the most religious countries also tend to be the poorest. However, the automatic western response of sending aid to poor countries just does not work for the fundamental reason that many aspects of civil society are skewed towards of veneration a deity such as in religious schools that continuously draws resources away from education based on the 'Age of Reason'.

Where the Islamic world is concerned is primed for a reformation that the West should encourage as a matter of the utmost priority as the means of bringing about Armageddon will only become easier to obtain with each passing year which is why given the current trends I don't see the middle east region surviving beyond 2030, unless the Age of Reason starts to prevail in Islamic nations whilst also continuing its trend in all nations.

So instead of the mainstream media's obsession with the 'class of civilisations' nonsense or fearing Islamification instead it is Islam that fears the West for what it represents - ENLIGHTENMENT, and it is this that is resulting in schools being blown up across Afghanistan and Pakistan, hundreds of school girls being kidnapped in Nigeria. Islam, Muslims, even Christians, Jews and Hindus FEAR the truth of what Western Secular Education reveals. Whilst western civilisation has over 400 years painfully detached itself from the Christian death cult, other death cults across the middle east still crave the end of the world so that they may ascend into paradise for eternity for the Islamic world is literally living on borrowed time as Islamic nations are not just sinking but imploding into chaos and anarchy promoting huge waves of migration to Europe and North America.

The Islamic Reformation for most of the worlds muslims could happen far more quickly than the West's 400+ year long march towards secularism that firmly put the Christian death cult in its box. An Islamic Reformation within the next 30 years would result in a world where today's slogans of Islamification and Fundamentalism just would no longer be relevant, for Islam or Judaism or the many other 'religions' would not have to go through the painful process of discovery from Galileo to Darwin to Einstein to Planck to Watson and Crick, for the knowledge already exists! It would be totally unnecessary for Islam to be blind as the first century of the Christian Reformation was that was forced to open its eyes over several centuries.

The bottom line is that what we are witnessing with Islamic fundamentalism are violent reactions to the beginnings of the Islamic Reformation where despite being unimaginable today, the Islamic world could within a few short decades come to mirror western societies in terms of economy, secularism, freedom and democracy. The best thing that the West can do is to FOSTER the Islamic Reformation through SECULAR EDUCATION INITIATIVES. The West's universities are breeding grounds for enlightenment and western governments should stop supporting dictatorships such as that in Egypt or those states that ferment religious ideologies such as Israel and Saudi Arabia which through their actions are acting as a Resistor to the Islamic Reformation.

And earlier still articles -

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By Nadeem Walayat

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