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Those who will say Islam as a religion is a problem are simply ignorant and biased!

Reader comment on item: Recruiting Soldiers Against Radical Islam
in response to reader comment: Ahmed your contrition is insincere

Submitted by Hassan Pierre Arceno (Philippines), Apr 10, 2007 at 07:30

Those who will say that Islam as a religion is a cancer to society are simply ignorant and biased. Most of those people who said so are coming from bigot evangelical missionaries who simply want that Islam will banish and want to convert all Muslims to Christianity. In their desperate evangelism who cannot convince educated muslims they resorted to slandering and black propaganda, interpreting verses of the Holy Qur'an and hadith erroneously and out of context.

These missionaries want to regard the false/fabricated hadith as truth and regard the truth as false hadith! They will agree with the wrong interpretation of the muslim extremist just to slander Islam, whereas the extremists are just minority who are almost uneducated and self-centered!!!! Most of these extremist muslims are coming from a country which are being colonized by the West (such as Pakistan and Iraq) and victims of superpower aggression and war (ie Afghanistan and Algeria).

The policy of the colonizer/agressor is to exploit the wealth of the land and render the people as ignorants. Those muslim nations colonized by the west became stagnant and once regained independence, had experience political/leadership vacuum and scarcity of well-educated citizens. We must not forget that before the west was awakened in their slumber during the dark ages, Muslims have developed the most progressive and advanced civilation ever recorded in history!

Those who will deny this Islamic achivement is simply a bigot, irrational and ignorant! In fact, the west/europe is the direct inheritor of the knowledge/scientific achievements of Islam! The so called renaissance in europe just occured after the west/europe through both the merchants and the crusaders have contact in the Islamic world that time!!! After they studied and learned the achievements of Islam and become powerful because of that knowledge they then conquered the world, including Muslim nations. And unlike the policy of Islam which is to teach all kinds of people may they be muslim, christians or Jews, the western colonialist had denied the conquered nation a right to be educated, hence all almost muslims during the colonialization period are ignorants!!!

Those who have eyes to see and well-informed by history will agree with me that the result of the backwardness of many muslim nations happens only during the post-colonial era! That is, after the muslim nations were had been conquered and colonized by the christian west!!! Hence the rise of extremism and the so called "radical Islam" are just the direct aftermath of the unholy colonialization of the West!!!

I must emphasize here that extremist muslims are just deviated from the right course of Islam and most of them are ignorant and lack proper education!!!


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