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Why think when somebody else can do it for them.

Reader comment on item: [Pew Poll on] How Muslims Think

Submitted by Jaladhi (United States), Jun 28, 2006 at 12:22

Muslims cannot think beyond the boundaries set by Quran.That is why they cannot think independently for the fear of being blasphemous. The mullahs, imams, sheiks, et. al., who are the keepers of religion do all the thinking for them and shape the Muslim thinking. All Muslims including their pseudo-intellectuals follow the line set up by these leaders without even thinking for a nano-second that these religious leaders could be wrong or could be spoon feeding them the lies. This has been going on for 1400 years, so nothing new here. That is why one never sees any Muslim condemnation of Muslim terroristic acts going on all over the world.

Yes, we saw joyous dancing in the streets of Muslim world when their people carried out carnage in New York city on 9/11, but the life goes on as usual when beheadings, suicide bombings carried out by Muslims are shown daily on TV in their countries. Not even a speck of revulsion is expressed by them - a normal thinking human being would be sickened by these acts but not Muslims.

On the other hand, if one says anything about Islam that they don't think is in good light, Muslims all over the world start burning , killing, looting and so on. One cannot imagine that Muslims are so much attuned to world news every day that they will take upon themselves to start these riots. Invariably, its the mullahs in the mosques who incite them, exhort them to defend the religion which results in riots and all other savage acts. Now, if they could only think rationally, there is a chance that they would ignore mullah's call for the savagery.

If Muslims were able think independenly and differentiate right from wrong they would have overthrown the yoke of Islam long time back. One conclusion: common Muslim does not think, just follows the line set up by mullahs.


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