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Submitted by B Bulsara (United States), Nov 23, 2005 at 07:14

Now, do all of us Hindus in the West a favor, whenever you read one of those articles calling for racial profiling against muslims, correct your fellow writer because most of them share your views 100%, except of course they add in the skin color element.

Attaching race to a religion is idiotic, Syrians are white and Sudanese are black.

Whether you are willing to admit it or not, it is racism. Not because Islam itself is a race but because there are SEVERAL pundits and so-called experts in the media calling for racial profiling. That is why it is racism. If these people, like Jonah Goldberg, Howard Safir, David Horowitz, Dov Hikind, Fox News, MSNBC News and CNN didn't allow these folks to attach race to a religion, no one would call you a racist.

What is even more telling is that the London bombings backlash has been received by twice as many Hindus compared to Muslims. Why? Race.

When you people in the media go out and tell the West to attack and harm, or in your words, "rise up", people will. They won't look at the religion, they will look to skin color. It is the easiest to identify and for Hindus, that is bad news. Especially with a media hell bent on attaching a skin color to Islam. and also to alienate Muslims.

I am not defending them at all, but if I am going to get treated like them at a Giants game/Subway station/Airport, then brown is brown whether it is a Muslim, Latino or Hindu. ...
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