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Precisely why we condemn you

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Submitted by Noah Wilk (United States), Mar 28, 2007 at 17:18

Moderate Muslim wrote:

MM: "it is the responsibility of the people or the government to boot him"

Precisely why we condemn you (ie Muslims in general). We never see the so-called, mythological, "moderate", reform-minded Muslims excising these terror-promoting monsters from their religion, their communities, their mosques, etc.

We see Muslim clerics pronouncing fatwas declaring death sentences on innocent people, condoning terrorist attacks, and even calling for nuclear annihilation of entire cities of innocent people! Why aren't the so-called "peaceful" Muslims declaring fatwas to excommunicate those so-called "radicals", or even pronouncing death sentences on them for what would amount to "attacks against Islam"?

Muslims are always two-faced. They declare silly things like cartoons to be "attacks against Islam", and they call for the death of the cartoonists. They declare the repeating of a quotation from centuries ago as an "attack against Islam" and they call for the death of the Pope. They declare television shows that realistically portray Muslim terrorists to be "attacks on Islam" and they riot. They sentence people who write books exposing the horrendous and truthful realities of Islam to death for "attacking Islam".

When do we ever see them declaring terrorism an "attack against Islam"? If Islam is truly a religion of peace, then those who commit terrorism, murder, rape, genocide, and pedophilia in the name of Islam are committing truly disastrous attacks against Islam, since Islam is being judged by the actions of its followers. These monsters are "giving Islam a bad name" so to speak. Surely their actions are more harmful to Islam than a stupid cartoon that most people have never even seen!

And yet we NEVER see Muslims calling terrorism an "attack on Islam". We never see crowds of thousands or hundreds of thousands of Muslims calling for the heads of the terrorists who are "perverting Islam". Hell, we never even see a few dozen Muslims gathering for that.

Why is that, Moderate Muslim? Why are Muslims around the world willing to riot over cartoons, to protest tv shows, to go ballistic over the Pope quoting something said centuries ago, and yet they are not willing to stand up to condemn and root out the terrorists?

No Muslim has ever given anywhere near a satisfactory answer to that question. What does that tell you?

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