Islamic Multiculturalism — the Endless Jihad
12 Jul, 2007
These are days to be politically correct with Islam, even when it (Islam) wants to subjugate the entire world under its fold. Many western governments have a lofty ideal—to create a society, where people of different race, religion, culture, and tradition live together in peace and harmony, without losing their root identity. For many years, this policy has sprouted large-scale migration from many impoverished Islamic nations to wealthy countries, such as the USA, Canada, Australia, the UK, New Zealand, and a few European nations.
- Happily adopting this Kafir multiculturalism, many migrants have successfully integrated with the host nation. This has enhanced their life style, quality of living, and a good perception of human bondage. They are pleased to practice their respective religions with full freedom, and maintain their tradition and culture without encroaching on others freedom to do so. There is, however, one exception—Islam. Islam is at odds with this Kafir Multiculturalism, even though they use this policy to their advantage.
The Kafir Multiculturalism promotes religious tolerance, freedom of expression, and democracy. It accords equal opportunity for all, irrespective of race religion, ethnic origin, gender, and sexual orientation. In this policy of Kafir Multiculturalism, the Islamists have found a great opportunity to advance their agenda—to create a pan Islamic world. All the cardinal principles of Kafir Multiculturalism are working in favour of the Islamists. That is why we note that all Islamists are in full support of Kafir Multiculturalism.
Nevertheless, this apparent disposition of the Islamists is just a deceptive ploy to hide their real motive. Behind the veneer of their broad smile, talk of peace, love for freedom and interfaith understanding there is a vicious plan. This plan is the design to replace the Kafir Multiculturalism with Islamic Multiculturalism. This is similar to the Islamists attempt to replace the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) of 1948 with the 1981 Universal Islamic Declaration of Human Rights (see epilogue at the end). We should have no delusion that the Islamists are right on target with the Islamic Multiculturalism, and they are advancing uncompromisingly, confidently, and stealthily towards their goal. Their weapon?—it is none other than Kafir Multiculturalism—exactly the same way they had used UDHR as a weapon in the past.
The Kafirs’ dilemma
Thus, the infidels are caught in their very act. The infidels’ policy of multiculturalism has become a thorn, in their very nations. It has happened, because Islam has a very distinct, precise, and immutable system which smacks at the heart of the policies of Kafirs’ Multiculturalism.
As noted before, we certainly notice that Islamists simply love this western concept of multiculturalism. It suits them perfectly to press on with their agenda of Islamisation of western societies, by using the concepts of western democracy, freedom of expression, secularism, and respect for diverse culture, religion, language, and tradition. The Islamists cleverly use these noble ideals and good intentions to defeat the western policy makers in their own game.
Islam’s concept of multiculturalism
We must comprehend that the Islamists have a totally different idea of multiculturalism. The foundation of Islamic Multiculturalism is solidly based on the supremacy of Islam, primacy of the Arabs, and the global Islamic Ummah. They find the western concept of multiculturalism too easy to use to their advantage. For example, when Australia organises ‘interfaith dialogue’ the Islamists find in it an unparallel opportunity to espouse the ‘beauty’ of Islam. Mainly funded by the infidel tax payers, the ‘interfaith dialogue’ has become the best platform to advance Islam in the west. Thanks to the Islam ignorant, easy going, gullible western useful idiots, the Islamists are laughing all the way to the mosques, knowing pretty well that Islam is totally safe in the hands of the western politicians. The Islamists have nothing to worry about the eventual domination of Islam in the infidel lands. The politicians of the infidel territories are doing the job of the Islamists, i.e., promoting Islam. These politicians even appoint the Islamists as advisors or consultative group in tackling Islamic terrorism. What could be more ironic than this?
In contrast, consider the case of non Muslims living in Islamic Paradises. Let these non Muslims seek ‘interfaith dialogue’ with the Islamists. What do you think will be the response from the Islamic government? Let us consider Pakistan, Bangladesh, Iran, and Saudi Arabia, just to name few. The world is fully aware how the religious minorities in such Islamic societies are treated. Despite mindless atrocities committed on the non Muslims there, have we ever heard any of the governments of these Islamic countries organised such dialogues with the Hindus, Buddhists, Christians, and the Jews living there? Have we ever wondered what will be the response of these Islamist governments if we talk of multiculturalism there? The reality is that the minority religions are completely subdued and under total mercy of the Islamist governments in these Islamic countries. The Islamists are fully aware of such cruel, unjust, and harsh treatment of religious minorities in Islamic societies, whereas, in the infidel territories, they have a good time. The Islamists living in a Kafir’s Multicultural system find it so easy to demand and force the system to acquiesce to their agenda.
The Qur’an and Multiculturalism
Let us briefly review what the ‘Islamic Multiculturalism’ might mean from the view point of the Qur’an.
Allah is the owner of infidel lands
This fundamental right of Allah emanates straight from the Qur'an; therefore, it is non negotiable. Here are a few sample verses:
Allah gradually reduces the land controlled by the unbelievers…21.44
This means the victory of Islam by expropriating and usurping the land of unbelievers. Ibn Kathir, the eminent exegete of the Qur'an simply confirms this. Jalalyn, another formidable Islamic scholar accentuates ibn Kathir by saying that Allah diminishes the land of the unbelievers by granting Muhammad (read Muslims) victory through conquest. One of the earliest Islamic scholars, ibn Abbas (Muhammad’s cousin) also writes that Allah seizes the land of the unbelievers by conquering it for Muhammad.
Allah gradually reduces the land under the control of the unbelievers from its outlying borders…13:41
Ibn Kathir writes that this verse refers to Muslims gaining upper
hand over idolaters. If we though that Allah is merciful to the
Christians and the Jews, we are wrong. The Qur’an treats the Jews
and the Christians as idolaters.
Islamic freedom of expression means the right to call the infidels dogs and beasts
- Those who reject faith (non Muslims) are like panting dogs; preaching to them is a waste of time…7:176
- Those who reject the Qur’an, wrong themselves; they are evils (their example is that of a dog—ibn Abbas)…7:177
- The unbelievers are the worst beasts (or worst animals) in the eyes of Allah…8:55
On the explanation of these verses Ibn Kathir writes that the
unbelievers who do not embrace Islam and break treaties are the
worst moving creatures on earth; Muslims should punish them harshly
and inflict heavy casualties to them.
Muslims are the legitimate owners and rulers of all infidel lands
When the Islamists migrate to an infidel land, they do not enter a foreign land. They are actually occupying a land which Allah has reserved for them. Any Islamist will tell that the entire earth belongs to Allah. Therefore, every Muslim has the inalienable right to move to an infidel land and occupy it for the sake of Allah. Let us read these few verses from the Qur'an.
- Allah grabs the land of the unbelievers…28:58
- Allah promises believers His sovereignty on earth. He will establish the authority of His chosen religion (Islam)…24:55
Explained by ibn Kathir, this means Allah has made Muslims the leaders and rulers of mankind through whom He would reform the world and to whom people would submit, so that they would have in exchange a safe security after their fear. Here is another verse:
- Sovereignty belongs to Allah (the basis of an Islamic state). He forgives whom He wills and punishes whom He wills...48:14
Islamic religious freedom means the right to terrorise the Kafirs
- Allah has sent terror in the hearts of the unbelievers…59:13
Ibn Kathir writes that Islam is a religion of fear, Muslims are fearsome, and that’s why the believers are stronger. Ibn Kathir even goes to the extent to declare that the unbelievers fear Muslims more than they fear Allah.
Religious right means freedom to force Islam on infidels
In Islam, it is compulsory for all Muslims to propagate the messages of Islam, wherever he/she might be. Thus, when an Islamist migrates to an infidel land, he is duty bound to Allah to convert the Kafirs’ to Islam, as many as possible. This is because Allah says that the only religion that should be on earth is Islam. Let us read these verses.
- Islam is the religion of Allah; He is swift in calling to account…3:19
In this verse Allah states that except Islam, there is no religion acceptable to Him from any person. Ibn Kathir writes that Islam includes obeying all of the Messengers until Muhammad, who finalized their commission, thus closing all paths to Allah except through Muhammad. Therefore, after Allah sent Muhammad, whoever meets Allah following a path other than Muhammad's, it will not be accepted of him. Allah will punish him for his rejection, reckon him for his denial, and torment him for defying His Book.
To confuse the non Muslims, the crafty Islamists will even quote the following verse to establish that Islam and Christianity are compatible.
- Jesus preached the straight path (Islam)…3:51
Obviously, this is a cunning ploy to entice the Christians into Islam. Let us read a few other verses.
- Allah proclaims Islam over all other religions…48:28
Explained by ibn Kathir, this verse says that Islam is the only religion accepted by Allah. It means Islam is superior to all the religions of the people of the earth, Arabs and non Arabs alike, whether having certain ideologies or being atheists or idolaters.
To establish the supremacy of Islam and the Arabs, Allah says:
- Arabs are the best of righteous people…3:110
The reason why the Arabs (read Muslims) are the best of Allah’s creation is explained by ibn Kathir. He writes that they are the best because they bring the unbelievers tied in chains on their necks, that is, capture them in wars and later force them into Islam.
Therefore, non Muslims must have no delusion that the Islamists are duty bound to force Islam on them, either peacefully, or through terror. It is a command from Allah. Whether the infidels like it or not, Muslims are commanded to establish Arab supremacy around the globe. It is a compulsory duty for every Islamist. Supremacy of Islam is supremacy of the Arabs.
Verse 9:33 further confirms that Allah has destined Islam to subdue all other religions and triumph over them.
- Islam is the perfect religion; it will dominate all other religions…9:33
The Qur'an even vilifies the Kafir Multiculturalism, and establishes the Islamic Multiculturalism as the supreme doctrine to follow. Allah says:
- Cultural diversity is by Allah, but Muhammad is the only one in the correct/straight path (Islam). So he is to continue inviting people to Islam…22:67
Freedom to enforce Islamic Sharia, including Islamic banking, Islamic Insurance (Takaful) and Islamic family and penal (Hudud) laws
From media we learn how assiduously the Islamists are fighting around the globe to establish Islamic rules in every sphere of human activity. From Canada, to Britain, to Australia, the USA, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, and in virtually every infidel land, they are pursuing their agenda doggedly. What they might not achieve through Islamic terrorism, they will accomplish them through the political lobbying. This is far more dangerous than the Islamic terrorism. We have learned their diehard attempt to establish Sharia in Canada, their successful lobbying to implement certain Sharia provisions in the UK, and the slavish mentality of many western banks to establish a parallel Islamic banking system, just for the Islamists and the Arabs. So successful has been the Islamists game in this avenue that all most all Muslim majority countries are forced to introduce Islamic banking and finance, Islamic Insurance, Islamic investment funds, Islamic courts, Islamic marriage laws…and what not.
To force the western world to accede to their demands, the Islamists are in action, full swing, with great aplomb. Being aware of the PC mentality of the western politicians, the Islamists lobby non stop their plan for Shariazation of the western civilisation. We might wonder why the Islamists are so confident about their success. The answer is that they have unflinching trust in the Qur'an. Here is what the Qur'an says:
- The believers must make war on unbelievers and hypocrites and show firmness…9:73
On the plain language description of this verse, ibn Kathir writes that Allah has commanded the Muslims to fight with sword the disbelievers, to strive against the hypocrites with tongue and has annulled lenient treatment of them. Perform with sword jihad against the disbelievers, and be harsh with the hypocrites with words. This means establishing Islamic penal laws, i.e. Sharia laws against them. This is Islamic Multiculturalism in action—in full nakedness. This verse says that Muslims should use terror to force Islam on infidels; where that is not possible, use tongue (that is lobbying) to implement the Sharia laws. What a great idea, come to think of it. In one front, the Islamist terrorists are working to cast terror in the minds of the unbelievers, at the same time the so called moderate Islamist are joining the ‘dialogue’ sessions with the infidels, and submitting their demands. The message is so loud and clear—‘if you do not accept our demand peacefully, we will invite the terrorists to get what we do not acquire through negotiation.’ This is such a simple but a powerful strategy of blackmail, if only the infidel PC politicians had read and comprehended the above verse. The Islamic Multiculturalism strategy is there, in the Qur'an, fully written, if only the Kafir policy makers take the time to read the Qur'an.
Here is another verse to overwhelm the Kafirs
- The believers (Muslims) must make war on infidels around (close neighbours) them and let the infidels find firmness in them…9:123
Simply stated, this verse means Allah commands the believers to fight the disbelievers, the closest in area to the Islamic state, then the farthest. Ibn Kathir writes that a complete Muslim is kind to other Muslims and harsh with non Muslim enemies. In the language of Islam all non Muslims are its enemy.
The above verse says it all—Muslims can never be friends of non Muslims; it is just impossible. Islamic Multiculturalism can never accept Kafir Multiculturalism. This explains why it is just not possible to integrate the Islamists in a multicultural society, such as Australia, Canada, the USA, and UK. The Qur'an does not allow the Muslims to integrate with the non Muslims. Those Muslims who do integrate are simply violating the Qur’an; they are not Muslims in any sense of it. The Qur'an even calls such Muslims as unbelievers and Allah has reserved a painful punishment for them.
Right to extract jizya from the infidels
The Qur'an (9:23) commands the Islamic rulers to impose jizya tax on the non Muslims. Islamist apologists residing in infidel lands often justify this poll tax as a revenue measure in conformity with the zakat for the Muslims. The Qur'an’s says this punitive tax system is to humiliate the non Muslims and not to raise revenue only.
We might think this jizya is simply not possible in today’s world.
But hang on. The Islamists are not that stupid. They extract jizya from the Kafirs in many other ways. This insidious coercive method of raising jizya money need not be only in cash. The manipulative measures may be: forcing infidel governments to offer concessions for the Muslims in jobs, scholarships, financial aid exclusively reserved for the unemployed Muslim youths, reserving real estates in educational institutions, factories and offices for the Muslims to offer prayer, the time lost in such prayers, the reservation of swimming pools, fitness centers, special provisions for Muslims during Ramadan fasting, entertainment centers just to cater for sex-segregated Islamic community, and so on.
Fearful of Islamic vengeance (Islamic terror) in infidel lands, the infidel governments have taken many such steps, just to placate them. Mind you no such concessions are offered to any other religious groups. This is just jizya by the stealth.
Here is a short list of other aspects Islamic multiculturalism
- Freedom to have Islamic free sex with infidel women (infidel women are nothing more than Islamic sex slaves).
- Forcing fast food outlets to serve halal food, or to have a halal section.
- Intimidating manufacturers to abandon gelatine in certain Islamic food.
- Freedom to build a mosque in every suburb of Kafir land.
- Petition council to close down mixed sex physical fitness centres, because the Islamists are living in the neighbourhood.
- The right to open sex segregated Islamic physical fitness centres.
- The right to force authority to close down mixed sex swimming pools.
- Freedom to practice religion: lobby to establish Islamic marriage laws, the right to have four wives at any time.
- Freedom to practice religion: the right to beat one’s wife/s.
- Religious freedom: the right to preach jihadi messages to murder infidels.
- Right to take legal actions against anyone who quotes the murderous verses of the Qur'an.
- Lobbying parliamentarians to pass religious vilification act (for Islam only).
- Islamic bigotry is Islamic tolerance.
- Islamic terrorism is the creation of Kafirs; Kafirs must work hard to win the hearts and minds of Muslims.
- Right to vilify other religion (it is there in the Qur’an).
- Right to threaten to kill those who criticise Islam
As we might note, there is no end to Islamists demands. It is a culture of Islam, that once it gets a millimetre, it demands a kilometre. Muhammad did the same to increase his power and wealth. The Islamists simply follow Muhammad’s footsteps. As written previously, despite the infidel government’s sincere efforts to integrate the Islamic community in the mainstream multiculturalism, they have been failures. Where other ethnic/religious communities have successfully integrated with the multicultural society of the host country, the Islamic community have never done so. The reason why it is so is very simple: Islam cannot mix with un Islam. All policy makers must take heed to this simple message. No matter how the infidels try, all ‘dialogues’, including interfaith, will be dismal failures when it comes to Islam. If we have diligently read the Qur’anic verses quoted above, we should understand that the concept of ‘interfaith’ does not exist in Islamic vocabulary. In the Islamic world, there is only one faith in the world—it is Islam, so interfaith dialogue with Islam is just impossible. Islamic Multiculturalism means the acceptance of Islamic and Arab supremacy.
Islamic terrorism is not the problem. The problem is Islam, in the guise of Islamic Multiculturalism. Terrorism is just a tool to advance Islamic hegemony, so is Islamic Multiculturalism—it is just another tool to force Islam on entire humanity. It is a tool for endless jihad.
In the Mecca Islamic Summit Conference of 1981, the Ummah adopted this resolution:
The Third Islamic Summit Conference…decided to declare holy jihad, as the duty of every Muslim, man or woman, ordained by the Shariah and glorious traditions of Islam; to call upon all Muslims living inside or outside Islamic countries, to discharge this duty by contributing each according to his capacity in the cause of Allah Almighty, Islamic brotherhood, and righteousness. (Bat Ye’or, 2006, Eurabia, p.155).
True to this spirit of Islamic call for jihad, Al Qaeda has declared (Voice of Jihad Al Qai’da Online Magazine):
Islam is an all encompassing religion. It is a religion for people and for regimes….At a time when people are given the choice [of believing] in Islam or paying Jizya [a poll tax paid by non Muslims living under Muslim rule]. Islam is the only alternative for the countries [of the world]….Therefore, the crime of the tyrants in infidel [i.e., non Muslims] countries, who do not rule according to Allah’s law, is an enormous sin…and we are obliged to fight them and initiate until they convert to Islam, or until Muslims rule the country and he who does not convert to Islam pays Jizya….That is the religious ruling with regard to infidel countries and all the more so with regard to those who rule Muslim countries by way of the cursed laws [i.e., a man made law] (ibid, p.159).
(Note: The readers must make a distinction between a handful of Islamist jihadists masquerading as ‘moderate’ Muslims and the vast majority of ‘in name only’ Muslims.)
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Abul Kasem is an Bengali ex-Muslim and academic. He has contributed in Leaving Islam - Apostates Speak Out and Beyond Jihad - Critical Voices from Inside. He has also written extensively on Islam in various websites and is the author of five e-Books: A Complete Guide to Allah, Root of Terrorism ala Islamic Style, Sex and Sexuality in Islam, Who Authored the Quran? and Women in Islam. Mr. Kasem leaves in Sydney, Australia. He can be contacted at email@example.com.
Date: Wednesday July 11, 2007
Time: 23:18:43 -0700
Incisive article. Cannot, but appreciate the depth of understanding that AK has in Islam and its nefarious designs..I sincerely feel the Bristish Government needs to Knight this gentleman than Sir Salman Rushdie!
Name: Death to Islam
Date: Thursday July 12, 2007
Time: 04:20:22 -0700
Someone has to execute Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Abdallah bin Abdul-Aziz, and thousands of other politicians who fund Islam.
Name: Mumin Salih
Date: Thursday July 12, 2007
Time: 10:38:59 -0700
Ex Muslims are well aware of the strategy being adopted to Islamise the world, especially the clever use of the flexible and tolerant western system to introduce the Muslims’ own intolerant system. Abul Kasem explained it all in depth and very clearly. This article is a must read for all, especially westerner politicians and lawmakers.
Date: Thursday July 12, 2007
Time: 11:43:20 -0700
There are 1.2 billion Muslims in the world, and Islam is the world's fastest-growing religion. If the evil carnage we witnessed on Sept. 11 were typical of the faith, and Islam truly inspired and justified such violence, its growth and the increasing presence of Muslims in both Europe and the U.S. would be a terrifying prospect. Fortunately, this is not the case. The very word Islam, which means "surrender," is related to the Arabic salam, or peace. When the Prophet Muhammad brought the inspired scripture known as the Koran to the Arabs in the early 7th century A.D., a major part of his mission was devoted precisely to bringing an end to the kind of mass slaughter we witnessed in New York City and Washington. Pre-Islamic Arabia was caught up in a vicious cycle of warfare, in which tribe fought tribe in a pattern of vendetta and countervendetta. Muhammad himself survived several assassination attempts, and the early Muslim community narrowly escaped extermination by the powerful city of Mecca. The Prophet had to fight a deadly war in order to survive, but as soon as he felt his people were probably safe, he devoted his attention to building up a peaceful coalition of tribes and achieved victory by an ingenious and inspiring campaign of nonviolence. When he died in 632, he had almost single-handedly brought peace to war-torn Arabia. Because the Koran was revealed in the context of an all-out war, several passages deal with the conduct of armed struggle. Warfare was a desperate business on the Arabian Peninsula. A chieftain was not expected to spare survivors after a battle, and some of the Koranic injunctions seem to share this spirit. Muslims are ordered by God to "slay [enemies] wherever you find them!" (4: 89). Extremists such as Osama bin Laden like to quote such verses but do so selectively. They do not include the exhortations to peace, which in almost every case follow these more ferocious passages: "Thus, if they let you be, and do not make war on you, and offer you peace, God does not allow you to harm them" (4: 90). In the Koran, therefore, the only permissible war is one of self-defense. Muslims may not begin hostilities (2: 190). Warfare is always evil, but sometimes you have to fight in order to avoid the kind of persecution that Mecca inflicted on the Muslims (2: 191; 2: 217) or to preserve decent values (4: 75; 22: 40). The Koran quotes the Torah, the Jewish scriptures, which permits people to retaliate eye for eye, tooth for tooth, but like the Gospels, the Koran suggests that it is meritorious to forgo revenge in a spirit of charity (5: 45). Hostilities must be brought to an end as quickly as possible and must cease the minute the enemy sues for peace (2: 192-3). Islam is not addicted to war, and jihad is not one of its "pillars," or essential practices. The primary meaning of the word jihad is not "holy war" but "struggle." It refers to the difficult effort that is needed to put God's will into practice at every level--personal and social as well as political. A very important and much quoted tradition has Muhammad telling his companions as they go home after a battle, "We are returning from the lesser jihad [the battle] to the greater jihad," the far more urgent and momentous task of extirpating wrongdoing from one's own society and one's own heart. Islam did not impose itself by the sword. In a statement in which the Arabic is extremely emphatic, the Koran insists, "There must be no coercion in matters of faith!" (2: 256). Constantly Muslims are enjoined to respect Jews and Christians, the "People of the Book," who worship the same God (29: 46). In words quoted by Muhammad in one of his last public sermons, God tells all human beings, "O people! We have formed you into nations and tribes so that you may know one another" (49: 13)--not to conquer, convert, subjugate, revile or slaughter but to reach out toward others with intelligence and understanding. So why the suicide bombing, the hijacking and the massacre of innocent civilians? Far from being endorsed by the Koran, this killing violates some of its most sacred precepts. But during the 20th century, the militant form of piety often known as fundamentalism erupted in every major religion as a rebellion against modernity. Every fundamentalist movement I have studied in Judaism, Christianity and Islam is convinced that liberal, secular society is determined to wipe out religion. Fighting, as they imagine, a battle for survival, fundamentalists often feel justified in ignoring the more compassionate principles of their faith. But in amplifying the more aggressive passages that exist in all our scriptures, they distort the tradition. It would be as grave a mistake to see Osama bin Laden as an authentic representative of Islam as to consider James Kopp, the alleged killer of an abortion provider in Buffalo, N.Y., a typical Christian or Baruch Goldstein, who shot 29 worshipers in the Hebron mosque in 1994 and died in the attack, a true martyr of Israel. The vast majority of Muslims, who are horrified by the atrocity of Sept. 11, must reclaim their faith from those who have so violently hijacked it.
Date: Thursday July 12, 2007
Time: 11:45:07 -0700
Christianity and Islam are the two largest and fastest growing religious traditions. Both are global in scope. Together, the adherents of these two communities of faith comprise almost one-half of the world’s population. The ways Christians and Muslims relate in the 21st century will have a profound impact on both communities and the world. Clearly, global interdependence requires more than tolerance in the midst of diversity. Economic, ecological and military dangers underscore the need for mutual understanding and cooperation across religious and cultural boundaries. Unfortunately, the large majority of Christians and Muslims tend to view the other through the lens of misinformation and stereotype. The problem is made worse by the tendency in the media to focus on the most violent and sensational events. Knowing very little about Islam, most Christians in the U.S. shape their views in response to stories about terrorists blowing up the World Trade Center, a zealot’s call for Holy War, hostage takers, or the sharp rhetoric of Louis Farrakhan. While these images are rooted in the behavior of small groups of Muslims, they are hardly representative of the more than one billion Muslims, the overwhelming majority of whom are horrified by violent extremism. Consider the following facts. Minister Farrakhan’s supporters represent less than 20% of the African-American Muslim community. Some Muslims consider this movement to be another religion. The large majority are following traditional Islamic teachings out of camera range. The largest Islamic country is not in the Middle East. It is Indonesia with more than 160 million Muslims. There are more than 100 million Muslims in each of these countries: India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. China has over 30 million Muslims, more than any Middle Eastern country except Egypt. Why should Western Christians base their images of Islam on the behavior of extremist elements rather than the hundreds of millions of people who are not behaving violently? Turn the image around and the problem comes into focus. Imagine yourself a Muslim living in Tunisia. You know very little about Christianity. But, you do see and hear strange stories on TV and radio: David Koresh and the Branch Davidians in Waco, TX; the scandals of Jim and Tammy Bakker; bombings by the IRA in Ireland; more than 20,000 documented cases of rape or murder of Bosnian Muslim women and children; or, the most recent media frenzy over the group known as Heaven’s Gate. If your image of Christianity was shaped largely by media attention to these violent and sensational stories, how accurate would it be? In addition to pragmatic needs for cooperation, the Bible challenges Christians to examine relationships with others: "You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor" (Ex. 20:16); "Love your neighbor as yourself" (Mt. 19:19); and "If it is possible, so far as it depends on you live peaceably with everyone." (Rom. 12:18). How is it possible to avoid bearing false witness against, or to love one’s neighbor, or live together in peace if we know so little about our neighbor? Even worse, how is it possible to live in faithfulness to these biblical imperatives when much of what we think we know is incorrect? Like Jews, Christians and Muslims claim descent from Abraham. The three great monotheistic religions share many ideas and doctrines, beginning with their belief in the same God. Many Americans are surprised to learn that the Muslims pray to the same God as Christians and Jews. Allah is simply the Arabic word for God, just as Dieu is the French and Gott is the German word for God. In the Middle East today, 14-16 million indigenous, Arabic-speaking Christians direct their prayers to Allah. Most Christians and Muslims have similar views on God’s revelatory activity through prophets. The Bible and the Quran convey similar things about angels and devils, the last judgment, heaven and hell. They also differ at crucial points, most notably the understandings about God’s activity in and through Jesus. The differences are real and profound. For Christians, the similarities and differences with Muslims have important consequences for mission and witness as well as dialogue and cooperation on common concerns. However one approaches these concerns, the prospects for constructive encounter is linked directly to better, more accurate understanding. Now, perhaps more than ever, people of faith and goodwill need to make concerted efforts toward such understanding. The road is not blocked. There are ways to move forward. A good place to begin is intentional dialogues with local Muslims. Such efforts can help to correct stereotypes and begin to put a human face on others with whom we share this increasingly fragile planet.
Date: Thursday July 12, 2007
Time: 14:02:50 -0700
Date: Friday July 13, 2007
Time: 10:51:24 -0700
Great article, exposing the designs of Islam. No amount of "taqiya" from Islam apologists will fool the people anymore.
Date: Friday July 13, 2007
Time: 22:20:40 -0700
Mr. Abul kasem comes from the Islamic background- first hand experience of ISLAM, Islamic societies. Abul kasem has studied thoghrouly - the so called ISLAMIC books- Quran, Hadis, Sira,( sunna & sharia). For a long ,long time the world is ignorant of what is actually present or written in Quran & other Islamic books. Now with the advent of internet - information gathering has become so easy. Time & again conspired to make every thing favourable to ISLAM/ISLAMISTS/JIHADISTS. Otherwise - what explains this monstrocity called ISLAM took root & flourished for such a long time? The reason is simple- world's ignorance,agression, cruelty, disinformation, Taqueeya,demonism of Jihadists( die for ISLAM ). And Also the fact that Profeeteer MO has copied extensively from christianity ,Judaism & pagans. This gave the impression that ISLAM is a branch of christianity/Judaism. Even now ISLAM is classified as an Abrahamic religion- inspite of the fact that every true Moslem treats christianity/judaism with contempt, hatred,utter abhorance & will give his life to destroy both christianity& Judaism.ISLAM - under the garb of religion has acquired acceptence - eventhough in truth - it's ideology, tenets,beliefs are so weird,wicked,cruel, hatefilled, violent, intolerant,fascist, totalitarian,based on inequality of humans/women /children, slavery - ISLAM is really much worse than NAZISM & communism. ISLAM is extremely dangerous. ISLAM is a weird religion- totally lacking any spiritual value,no any great philosophical truths/ideas. Islam as religion lacks totally any kindness & compassion. ISLAM failed in toto - to accept, promote, expound any profound universal values- infact any universal human value - like freedom, democracy,peace, universal love, human family, tolerance,equality of laws,equality of women,equality of all human beings. All the ISLAMIC COUNTRIES are hell holes. NObody wants to live any ISLAMIC country- including even the ISLAMIC terrorists- they hate to live in ISLAMIC country - but instead prefer to live in kafir lands. ISLAM prohibits music,dance, song,painting, photography,movies, plays etc. Most important question is why the international community tolerated this poison called ISLAM to spread - of course by using sword ? It is time for human civilization to flush this so called religion ISLAM into sewage - because it is sewage- there is nothing in ISLAM which will enhance humanity.on the other hand - humanity will experience much grief,tragedy, death,destruction, darkness,backwardness by allowing this evil to exist. All thinkers,intelligent ,peace loving,humanists are greatful to Mr. Abul Kasem who brought out the utter & total barbarism of ISLAM with his insightful, serialized articles by providing complete proof to show the darkness ie ISLAM . Lastly,one can easily surmise that MO ham mad who wrote his fabricated,imaginary tafseer - or shall we say TAQUEEYA explanations above. I also think the other name Dave is really the same MO ham MAD. Both of these write-ups ( without an iota of truth - or proof from any ISLAMIC country ) are the result of the watchdog/monitoring ISLAMIC groups ,operating on the internet - ofcourse ,flush with ill gotten PETRODOLLARS - at more than $72/barrel !!!! they are floating in money. Using all that to inject poison,hatred,violence,ill will against nonmuslims,separatism - in freedom,peace loving, secular, most tolerant, civilized,democracies like INDIA, Europe,USA, Australia, canada, thailand,phillippines etc. Please unite &act to make this world a better place to live - by eradicating this plague called ISLAM.
Date: Saturday July 14, 2007
Time: 19:16:47 -0700
Clifford Geertz stated"Religion is a system of symbols beliefs and patterns of behaviors by which humans beings control that which is beyond their control....Little thought, will make you think....what is really going on hummmmmmmm
Date: Monday July 16, 2007
Time: 04:43:39 -0700
The comment posted above by Muhamed on Thursday July 12, 2007 at 11:43:20 -0700 is in fact an article by Karen Armstrong - the David Irving of Islamic pseudoscholarship. Muhamed's attempt to pass someone else's words as his own merely confirm's Mr Kasem's claims about Muslim deceitfulness.
Name: Death to Islam
Date: Monday July 16, 2007
Time: 13:59:10 -0700
You want to know what Islam means? It means sticking a rod in people's rear ends and saying hee-haw. It is about urinating on civil liberties. http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSBLA66590320070716
Name: Philip Saenz
Date: Monday July 16, 2007
Time: 20:35:07 -0700
Truthfully, I believe that the real Muslims, those who follow the historical documents of Islam, are against everyone, including other Muslims. Witness how the Sunni Muslims are murdering the Shiite Muslims, and vice-versa on a daily basis. Also, notice how other Muslims, the Wahabbis, the Kurds and other Muslims are also murdering Muslims. Let's face it; authentic Muslims are simply violent toward everyone, and not only toward Christians, Jews, and peoples of other religions. I've studied the Muslim religion on and off since 9/11, and I have come the this conclusion: The real Muslims, the authentic Muslims, the Muslims who emulate Muhammad, think primarily about killing others, and about sex. I have also come to this conclusion: The authentic Muslims are very probably mentally deranged to a very great extent. Ask yourselves questions such as these: What kind of a person will murder other persons and die as a so-called martyr, while thinking in his warped mind that his reward will be 72 virgins? Is he not actually a mentally deranged lecher, a person who cannot control his sexual appetites? What drives authentic Muslims to commit such horrendous atrocities? Is it love, or is it hatred? Obviously, it is hatred, for it is hatred that desires the destruction of others,including their own kin. That takes you back to the Muslims, who destroy other Muslims, and, of course, other peoples of other religions. The conclusion is, of course, that the authentic Muslims are violent, hateful, perverted sex maniacs. There is no doubt in my mind that the authentic Muslims are mentally deranged, no matter their education, or lack of education. Now the disclaimer: There are many beatiful Muslims, but that is because they do not follow the violent historical documents of Islam. In my mind, these Muslims are more like the meek and humble Jesus Christ, than like the violent, wife beater, polygamist, pedophile, cradle robber, perverted Muhammad. Did you know that the old man Muhammad took the little girl Aisha under the covers when she was only nine years old? Now, that is really sick!!!!!
Date: Tuesday July 17, 2007
Time: 10:47:24 -0700
Multiculturalism is a joke.
Date: Saturday July 28, 2007
Time: 12:17:41 -0700
When the pubs are being burned down my the Moslem horde then you will know it is the bloody end.
Name: Shahada Salafist: Mahdi_Shahids
Date: Monday July 30, 2007
Time: 09:35:23 -0700
Geat article exposing Islam for what it really is and what it intends for the world. Dave, Do you write this drivel for CAIR or some other such subversive group? You are the typical Moslem apologist. Sure, Christianity and other religions have their black marks and problems; however, Islam is a black mark and problem in and of itself. Last summer the Islamic world called for a long-term truce between Israel and Hezbollah/Lebanon, because the IDF was winning. Not peace, but a long-term truce until the Islamic terrorists are strong enough to win. Peace between Moslems and infidels is forbidden by the Koran. There are no calls for a long-term truce in the Sudan, because the Islamic terrorists are doing all the killing and there is no problem with Moslems killing infidels. 2.5 million dead and 4.5 million people driven from their homes since the Islamic terrorist govt gained power. The often quoted Darfur stats are designed to deceive the infidel world as to the total evil of Islam. Darfur is the "Final Solution" for the Sudan. Islam is at war with Animists, Buddhists, Christians (in Africa & Asia - not just the white ones), Hindus, of course the Jews, other Moslems, and if none of the above are present, there is the most holy of Islamic sacraments of the honor killing. Just to keep their killing skills sharp and make another blood offering to Allah.
Name: Shahada Salafist: Mahdi_Shahids
Date: Monday July 30, 2007
Time: 09:43:25 -0700
Dave, I apologise for being side-tracked with the evils of Islam. I forgot to say that while all religions have their ancient holy books with some not so nice passages. However, only Moslems are carrying around their religious texts trying to enforce that on the rest of the world. In other words, only Moslems killing people in an attemp to make Islam dominant. Yeah, Christians have their wackos. But we don't idolize them or call them martyrs or say they died for the faith. Every Moslem apologist likes to bring up the IRA as Christian terrorists. The IRA did not intentionally target women and children. The 'New IRA' lost a lot of the common decency of the 'Old IRA' when it started associating with Islamic terrorists. But the main thing about the IRA is that they have ceased terrorist operations. The IRA did not spread death and destruction around the world as have Moslems.