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Don't blame Islam? Blame Mohammed?

Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]
in response to reader comment: Islam isnt to blame

Submitted by John Bastile (Malaysia), May 25, 2006 at 12:03

I refer to halima, Apr 19, 2006 at 06:14.

Halima, you appeared displeased with Faqi. You accussed him of generalizing Islam and considers muslim to be violent.

Let's look at some of the words that you used -

1. "but ever thought about what the west does to the "Middle East' killing innocent women and children"

2. "You are just as bad as those suicide bombers."

3. "if those Sept 11th bombers where true Muslims they would not have gone "clubbing" the night before."

I can see that you too generalise various groups of people. You consider the "west" to be victimising innocent women and children. Have been to these Middle East countries? Or do you also rely on some form of media? Which form of media, private DVDs featuring muslims beheading non-muslims?

You seem to associate Faqi with suicide bombers. Why generalise suicide bombers? Don't you believe that they do it after reading the Quran?

I don't see why you are generalising true muslims. Don't you feel that they can go clubbing? I mean, if those true muslims were carrying out suicide attacks in muslims countries, they won't go clubbing? Why? Perhaps, they can have muta marriages before they kill innocent people?

Yes, I generalise people. I'm a normal human. We call this - heuristics representation. You may not understand, you're a muslim. Muslims are believers of Islam. Islam is the invention of a 7th century evil man called Mohammed. He raided caravans, raped war victims, assassinated critics and formed a facists belief system. That's why we have to generalise muslims. We do it to survive. Not all terrorists are muslims but all muslims are potential terrorists.


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