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Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan (Australia), Jan 2, 2009 at 21:36

Bayezid wrote:
"how can we stand by and just smile as such a lie transpires before our very eyes ? we have to expose the truth. "
But it Islam is only your 'truth' - it is not ours - despite what you would like to think. No one objects or has objected that you have your 'truth' in your cultures and regions but Muslims should understand we do not want it in ours. Much the same as Muslims do not want any other ideology in their areas.

"but thing is even that effort is being sabotaged by many non muslims nowadays. we are ot being given the equal platform because of the bias constructed by the west."

But you have more than an equal platform within your own culture. It' s just that you (Muslims) insist on widening the audience bases amongst OUR audience. What can you expect? And the so called 'bias' comes from the fact that a free and open media reports the many negative events caused by Muslims as to the few caused by non-Muslims. When' s the last time you heard of a beheading done by disaffected Buddhists to a person he had never met before? Why aren't angry Serbs, pissed off at losing Kosovo, suicide bombing Americans? It's not so much bias constructed by the West - it's that , based on past performance, the balance of probablities makes it much more likely than not that the person or persons who commit a terrorist crime will be a person who holds the Islam ideology to be true (whether or not that person, after reading the life of Mohammed , understands he is not acting out the 'true' Islam)

"...i was simply consoling the muslim brother saying that muslims must be united and not squabbling with petty issues."

Being angry about political issues , to the extent that you'd like to see people's skulls crushed etc indicates a distinct lack of inner peace to me. It seems he is not following his own religion properly , if Islam is a religion of peace. No one is holding a gun to his head. Instead of griping about a situation - he could be taking practical steps in his own life to fix the source of his inner disatisfaction..

"this is the reason for our downfall. it is our fault. we could not uphold ALLAH's law properly. "

They have Sharia etc there don't they? What else do they need?

"....obviously i wasnt cheering for him as he got ccarried away saying that the kafirs should be exterminated. we dont have any allowance for this in islam."

That point was not clearly made.

"....i'm sure he merely expressed his seething anger."

We can say it wasn't compassion, detachment or tolerance.

Submitting....

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