Monday, June 20, 2011

""I would start interacting with him almost every day at the madrasa. He would tell me about the jihad, and hand over booklets glorifying mujahideen's victories against infidels. Slowly and gradually, I got sucked into it and started believing that the biggest aim in life is jihad. Now I realize that it was wrong."

A Pakistani teenager recounts the lessons in Allah, death and servitude (lessons that groomed him to become a human bomb) he learned at a Pakistan madrassah. (Wasn't it Dorothy Parker who famously quipped that "Girls seldom make passes at boys in madrassahs"?)

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