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Deceptive Secularism

Reader comment on item: More Converts to Terrorism
in response to reader comment: These instances reflects the true picture of Islam.

Submitted by Mazhar Kaleem (Pakistan), Jun 21, 2009 at 10:26

May Almighty Allah guide us to be honest and sincere in our interactions. While many have commented as to what Islam is and how it reflects on the lives of its believers, almost all of them overlooked or intentionally avoided certain hard realities. That's why I prayed at the beginning that Almighty grant me the courage to say the truth. To those who have regarded Islam as an ideological basis for "terrorism": Are you straightforward enough to embrace realities around you in your own religion and culture? Can you condemn Bajrang who is a blood thirsty vampire in India, loves and ambitious to kill as many Muslims possible just as sport?

For others, please come with clean hands as you cannot simply criticize Muslims without first justifying the barbarian acts of your ancestors in the past two centuries. One should know how civilized nations came into being-after killing millions of innocent human beings and yet pretending to be the most sophisticated nation on the face of earth. Is there any doubt that civilized west is in fact responsible for 90% problems of the world from human to economical to environmental to spatial. Either you disown your ancestors or stop pointing fingers at others. Was Islam there in the US when whites (KKK) were eliminating blacks? Was Islam there in Europe when Napoleon, Mussolini, Hitler and others were exterminating human races? At least Muslim "terrorists" have a cause though the means of achieving it are not praiseworthy but that is too due to interest oriented application of international law and use of international forums. Can anyone tell me what cause KKK, Napoleon, Mussolini or Hitler was pursuing? What cause did the US pursue in Iraq when in the end the US President it a mistake? Is he not accountable for this mistake taking toll of hundreds of thousands of innocent lives?

If one has discarded his religion, it is not necessary that everybody should follow his course. All what so called international community calls "terrorism" is nothing but a response to western interference in the Muslim world. Everyone knows why. The arrogance and intolerance of civilized nation cannot digest spiritual prosperity of Muslim nations due to their adherence with Islam. The so-called secularism of civilized nations and its followers make them feel guilty vis-a-vis practicing Muslims so much so that they start interfering in the lives and affairs of Muslims. I believe that west and its allies need to learn how to live and let others live.

The world should recognize that hundreds of thousands of Christian missionaries around the world have been able to convert only countable people to Christianity whereas the rate at which people around the world in general and west in particular have converted to Islam is alarming to "seculars" as well as so-called proponents of freedom of religion. Where is the sword spreading Islam? The fast spreading Islam is what actually causing discomfort to west and the rest is just propaganda to support the argument yet unable to discourage people from embracing Islam. The activities of former Guantanamo Bay detainees who are converted terrorists working for the CIA and US Government fly in the face of any argument defaming Muslims as terrorists?

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