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To the Muslims

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Submitted by An American (United States), Nov 16, 2006 at 04:23

Have you ever heard a statement such as all oranges are orange but not everything orange is an orange. In case you do not get that, let me try another. All (most) terrorists are muslim, but not all muslims are terrorists.

I do not hate Muslims. I hate Muslims who use the religion as a domain for terrorist activity. I dislike Muslims (or any person for that matter) who seeks to come to America for any purpose and freely practices their religion, yet hates the ideals and values of this country. The ones who choose to see that the world will only be whole when it is completely one religion. I would have to say that those are the ones full of hate.

To agree with you on a point that you didnt state but are clearly making. Many in western society are ignorant to all the truths about the Muslim world. We, as westerners, do not see all of the things that go on. We do not see the hate rallies on TV. We do not see Presidents of Muslim countries speaking publicy to their citizens about hatred towards all Jews and Americans and Western civilization.

We do not see the children in places like Iran learning hate songs as children in school calling Jews pigs. we do not see vidoe footage of tiny children under the age of 5 years olad already having an opinion their hatred towrds the west. Our media is not controlled by our government. It plays for the most part what it chooses. We are not lied to day after day about the realities of this world.

We do however, continue to have a lack of knowledge, but we are not lied to. If we were seeing those videos then not only would more people have hatred towards you (even if you are not one who condones these activities and do not deserve it) and we would see that your words are a complete lie. The hatred comes from those that use Islam in this negative manner. The hatred comes from the governments brainwashing their citizens. SO please, educate yourself a little more before you make ignorant statements. If you would like proof, video, anything of all of the acts I mentioned above, then please feel free to ask.

Other religions may have some small groups of fascists, however no other religion for hundreds and hundreds of years has had so many in one group using their religion tomurder thousands of innocent people. No other religion for hundreds of years has used such hatred, racism and prejudice. If you do not agree with those that seem to be misusing your religion, then instead of complaining that people dont like you because of it, why dont you actually do something about it? Why dont you stand up against t=it? I dont mean write a letter, that does nothing. Stand up and take action. Or am I barking up the wrong tree? DO you have a distorted version of reality adn believe these actions are justified.

No one is Jealous of you. Jealousy is only an issue in the way that perhaps it would be nice to be able to manipulate everyone as easily as you are. Though you may have a fast growing religion, if you knew anything about history you would know that all religions fluctuate throughout time. Some continue to grow, some fluctuate, some die and new ones start. However, numbers do not help without strength and the strength of these countries is only the hands of their governments. A suicide bomber is a great way to scare people and irritating and pretty cowardly, however it cannot defeat a military. If and when Iran finally develops nuclear weapons, make no mistake, they will be stopped. You can only push for so long until we wake up and kick their asses. Look at gostory. We let Hitler get away with horrible crimes for a long time. We ignores so many signs, then what happened--we kicked his ass.

I am content with any religion growing. I dont care which one is the biggest. If Islam continues to grow, great!However it will NEVER be the only religion. It will never take over. I care though when people on both sides are so ignorant that they feel so betrayed without understanding the real situation. I care when children are brainwashed with lies. I care when people use a religion to murder others.

On a personal comment: If Islam was so powerful and so great, the countries it dominates wouldnt be in such horrible condition. Nice third world countries. Nice countries that are supossed to be not third world yet much of the population lives that way. Nice countries where people are murdered for not doing what the government says. Nice countries where the government lies to you. What great countries have stemmed from this religion. I am not saying all of these countries are so bad or that all the people live that way, but enough do to where it is ridiculous. Someday if it ever comes down to an all out fight, you will lose. It may take a long time because I have to admitt, there is much will, but there is not enough strength.

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