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Reader comment on item: Terror & Denial [by Hadayat at LAX]
in response to reader comment: MUSLIMS

Submitted by Brandon De Jesus (one proud filipino) (United States), Dec 27, 2005 at 13:44

...Sure the U.S. liberated Iraq and many have praised the americans about their actions. But just because a small group of people attack america and they happen to be muslim, then you are just going to group all muslims as bad and automatically think that all of them are terrorists?

Are you just going to make them another statistic?
Should I make all americans into the same statistic because of people like the man in "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" or the Night Stalker? Should I make all British into that same statistic because of Jack the Ripper? ...

If you really think that they are not facing challenges like human beings then what exactly is facing your problems like a human being explain that? Please tell me because i dont understand what you mean by that. Do you have any idea what they go through?
They pray many times a day, they must fast for an entire month, and ever since 9/11 many have been accused and teased just because they are muslims.

Now really can you endure that?

As you said, "stop the kidnappings, suicide bombings, truck and car bombings and kidnapping and beheading." Kidnapping happens in america too you know. Are you going to blame that on muslims too? Beheadings? Don't act like they are the first to do it. Car bombings? Don't you think other terrorists groups have done it?

By the way terrorist groups are not only muslims? Have you thought of the terrorist groups in Russia or Japan or even the KKK. Yes, the KKK are considered terrorists

So I ask you are muslims that bad? If you think they are, then you basically think the entire world is bad. because you make them into a statistic for what they do, but the entire world does these things so they are part of that statistic. So if you say one is bad then they all are.
And besides that, think of their contributions.

As khalid rosli said, "At the time of the CRUSADES , they brought peace to the Christians and jews alike, while the Christians were the ones who massacred the city before, filling the floors of Jerusalem with blood. In CONSTANTINOPLE, they liberated the people under the rule of a harsh king under leadership of Muhammed Fatih. Muslims also brought Algebra, Alchemy, parts of history, geometry, and basic science to the world. It even says in the quran that the world was round, that parts of the ocean is so dark you can't see, and that one wing of a fly holds poison while other wing hold it's antedote. All these were proven very recently. Hating ISLAM is like hating CIVILIZATION altogether."

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