If Muslims are honest with themselves, they'll realize it has already started. I'm an idol-worshipping atheist (Buddhist flavoured), and get along great with my devout Muslim friends because we all agree that our most profound message is heart-wrenchingly simple: COMPASSION.
He responded with a parable [well, my paraphrase thereof]:
"A man on a battlefield is struck by an arrow, and is bleeding badly from the wound.
What does he do? Does he calculate the trajectory of the arrow? Does he measure wind velocity? Does he survey and study his enemies' skills in archery to determine who among them could shoot so accurately? Does he analyze the composition of the arrowhead? Does he study the feathers? Does he evaluate the straightness of the shaft?
No, he removes the arrow and quickly binds the wound so that he does not bleed to death."
Global warmng: A, or non-A no longer matters. What matters now is where to move every coastal city, town, village, and port...where to move hundreds of millions of people...where to move agriculture...where to move civilization.
And, of course, how much it will cost you and your descendents.
Any estimates on how much it'll cost to move New York? And Los Angeles? Barcelona? Boston? London? Shanghai? Tokyo? Bangkok? Mumbai? The Netherlands? Sydney? Venice?
I'm glad it'll be your grandchildren footing the bill.
The shortest distance between two points is under construction. -- Noelie Alito