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Global Islamization of Indonesia

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Submitted by Angel (Indonesia), Feb 24, 2009 at 21:21

Hi A Muslim, thank you for the comment. If you have time to read Indonesian history you will understand why most muslim in Indonesia now against "The Way" of current global islamization.

Until the 15 century, there was a big prosperous imperium called Majapahit in the current land of Indonesia, where people lived in harmony even they have religion of Hindu, Budha, Taoism, Kong Fu Tju, and other religions even atheis (except islam) lives in harmony. This kingdom covered vast area included Malaysia, Philipine, etc. Even Majapahit won against Chinese imperium in Ming dynasty.

Oneday, the last king of Majapahit adopted a muslim son from current Malaysia land. This adopted son had privilage in the king's palace, even free to build mosques, then invited some arabic people to join him there. Oneday, this adopted son revolted against his adopted father and killed all family. This adopted son gave two choices, converted to islam.or died!! Bad luck for this king to adopt such unthanksfull child. This new muslim king then spread his wing with similar way... convert to islam or dead!! Very lucky 40 people survived and did not want to convert to islam, they run away to a tiny island where they can preserve their culture and whatever religion they had in the past. Even now, we still can see this island is very famous with tolerancy.

Now the majority of Indonesia are muslim. When Indonesia independent in 1945 the leaders whom the mother from decendant of the last king of Majapahit, formed Indonesia to be a seculer country which respect all religion and tribe base on similar culture. We tried to forget the past and saw the better future. But still there is always group polarize themself to affiliate themselves to Middle East, where the islam religion come from.

Lately, there is tendency of islamist movement in Indonesia, in order to change the secular country of Indonesia to be more islamist as Saudia. Those people do not respect the peace we already has, but they starting to wage a war against non muslim minority plus other muslims who do not want a theocracy country as Saudia or Iran. Those islamist think that Indonesian who do not want a theocracy country are less islam then themself and those people who love waging war (islamist people) consider themself know islam better then others.

So from this history we can see, the more people try to learn Quran, the more hunger they are to war in order to islamized entire of the world. Most of those people learnt Quran everyday.... but seems they love war on behalf of the religion.

I respect muslim, hindu, christian or even atheis, that is their choice. But lately there is tendency of mass muslim people in my country, again... try to wage the war on behalf of religion. We used to be prosperious in the past, after converted to islam, we become poor backward country. I guess, the teaching of islam from the sources was totally wrong, as what this interview told us Please see the interesting interview of Wafa Sultan Harsly in MEMRITV, you can find it in yYoutube. What she said is true.... from what she said, I come up to conclusion that most muslims are distorted too far to understand the philosophy of islam religion.

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