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Reader comment on item: [Breivik and] Norway's Terrorism in Context
in response to reader comment: Worship The Lord Who has created you.

Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan (Australia), Aug 4, 2011 at 06:01

Mr Revivethesunnah, in England, writes:

" ....look to the Norway Massacre recently, do we label all the Christians as terrorists or do we just blame the individual for his pathetic act which has killed millions, ..."

I've just checked the news feeds again - and I'm as surprised as Mr Revivethesunnah must be to read that Breivik had not in fact killed millions -- only 70 or so. i.e. similar to numbers killed in large suicide bombing in a crowd in Pakistan, Afghanistan Morocco, Iraq etc which occur with such regularity.

".....so labelling the whole muslim nation of terrorist then check your eyes before making judgement to the whole,"

The real question is - why does terrorism come so easily to Islamists? What example have they been given? Have any of their heroes (especially the unnamed ones they pretend not to worship) exhibited terrorists tendencies or performed terrorist acts in the past?

"by the way I am a practising Muslim .."

Truly? From what you were saying and your nom de plume - I thought you were a Southern Baptist.

"....and the amount of stares and hatred looks I get throughout the day when I travel to work would just want a person to hide away and not come out in front of the world,.."

Maybe you can blame it on some of your more devoted co-cultists - who insist that the country they currently live in - should be under sharia etc . Though what you claim to experience is in the UK is not a patch on what non-muslims actually experience daily in Egypt, Somalia, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, BanglaDesh, Indonesia and even 'moderate' Turkey etc etc

As an experiment - go back to the muslim land of your birth - and state you are a Christian (or Buddhist) - wear a crucifix or chant a mantra - and document how you are treated. But - don't ever tell them you WERE a muslim and that you have renounced your belief system . As you know - then you'd be in serious trouble.

'...but I reply with a smile because this is the teachings of our Beloved Prophet Muhammad Peace and Blessings be upon him...'

I'm not sure where Mo recommends smiling in the Koran - I thought that was Meher Baba. It's certainly not in that bit about the Quaryshi Jews . I doubt he gave that bit of advice to them before he had them slaughtered.

"...., the very indvidual the media attacks and the ignorant ones,"

It's called in the vernacular - 'taking the pi#$' You mean the cartoon which indirectly resulted in people in muslim countries being killed and flags and premises being burnt? Who is ignorant again??

Some people just take themselves way too seriously and because of that - have very fragile egos.

Oh, but we can't have the free press getting through the magic ring of protection and criticising one particular group's special beliefs can we?

Come to think of it - the Koran is part of the media in a sense isn't it? What does it have to say about Jews (or other groups) etc? Anything derogatory at all?

"....it is nothing new because when he was alive he was called a madman a magician etc,"

...and ever since - so if you want to maintain a patently absurd belief system and then possibly even have the foolishness to start recommending it to sane people - you'd better get get used to it.

"...and all he was doing was conveying the revelation to the people who were associating partners with God.."

OK ,but he's been dead a long time and , like the burak, no longer exists. Everything you think you know about that entity is second hand and confabulation put together by your imagination. You wouldn't know Mo if you fell over him.

'....Who created you, Who Gives you Sustenance, Who has Given you life. And This how you repay Him back by being disobedient to Him....'

Having an external God is very handy - but unless you realise that the experience of truth is totally an internal experience and automatically results in an increase in conscious awareness and happiness and self-harmony - you'll continue to blindly but fervently believe in YOUR external religion and its useless beliefs, rites and rituals. You'll feel happy doing so because all those around you are doing so - and their parents did so etc - so it must be right - no?

"...I hope you are guided to the Truth."

Good thought - but what you really mean - and your most massive mistake - is that the truth is Islam.

It is not. But until your eye is opened you cannot see the kingdom of heaven.

Submitting....

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