69 million page views

It is a threat

Reader comment on item: The Evil Isn't Islam
in response to reader comment: You misunderstand Islamic Scholarship

Submitted by tanya (United States), May 1, 2011 at 00:26

Islam is a political doctrine that is against democracy and human rights. It professes oppression of women, sexual abuse of children, intolerance of other faiths, brutality and fear as a way to govern. Why did it ever spread? It spread only due to war ( convert to islam and they let you live), fear ( one can not leave islam, nor question it---the punishment is death), lack of education and povery, thus, high birth rates. It spread in poor countries through wars (Arica), through fear and intimidation of other religions, wherever muslims become a majority. Like, Coptic Christians are now a minority in Egypt and being killed regularly, especially during Easter and X-mas. Now there is less that 10% of them.

Egypt is on of 'moderate" muslim countries. In a British town of Luten, i believe, with growing muslim population, now muslims ask for a Sheria law in England!!! There are many changes made in England to cater to muslims (halal meat at KFC, no pork in schools, swimming pool rules to accomadate burka wearers). Our liberalism is being used, and ultimately will be used against us. Why? Because Islam is a against democracy as we know it. We take for granted our freedoms and not really concerned with yet another mosque in town. I belive in freedom of religion, but i think that the religion needs to be studied and examined by legal court on weather, or not it stands for destruction of our values.

After all the crimes commited in the name of the religion by the followers of Islam, the premise of this religion needs to be examined and taken to court. Not only those people who do the bombing, beheading, stoning, etc, but the book that makes them do it. Islamic teachings should be examined by legal institutions. There is no radical islam, it is just Islam. Islam is radical. In USA , it is illegal to form a fascist and communist party. Islam is political in nature.Thus, Islam needs to be examined and put on trial. For long time America focused on an ideological enemy--communism. Nothing close to 9/11 came from communists, no Western embassy was ever bombed in the Eastern block during the cold war.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to It is a threat by tanya

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2022 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)