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Note: Not for the tenderhearted...

Reading a story on theatlantic.com concerning the death of
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader (well, former leader) of ISIS. It includes information about his philosophical predecessor, back in the 1200s.

[quote]And now, like the Abbasids, he is dead—smashed to bits, according to Trump, by a self-detonated suicide vest. (His death was less tidy than that of his immediate Abbasid predecessor, al-Musta’sim Billah, 1213–58. The Mongols who deposed him believed that splattering his blood on the streets of Baghdad would bring bad luck, so they wrapped him in a carpet and stampeded their horses over it until his corpse was nicely tenderized.[/quote]
sunrisehawk · 61-69, M
When one advocates for killing others and leads in that effort, one doesn't feel sorry for their end.

 
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