One Bad Apple does Not a Jihad Make


By Bernie on 08 Nov 2009


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Blogger Allahpundit at Hot Air informs us that according to Chris Matthews, We may never know if religion was a factor at Fort Hood.

I believe that is true. We cannot condemn an entire religion for the actions of one man or a small group of ten thousand or even a few hundred thousand.

Just because Hasan was a Muslim first and an American soldier second does not mean we should speculate that perhaps most Muslims think of themselves as Muslims first and citizens of their country second.

We recall the worst civil war in France's history a few years ago by thousands of Muslims who, though born and bred in France, have nothing but contempt and hatred for their native country and who pay allegiance only to the Muslim umma. It should be noted that the French army was not called in to quell the riots because too many soldiers were Muslim (15%) and could not be trusted to shoot only at the rioters. We cannot blame the whole of Islam on the actions of a paltry tens of thousands of Muslims.

We recall reading that 40% of young UK Muslims want sharia law; this translates to a few hundred thousand Muslims. 36% of young UK Muslims believe that a Muslim who converted to another religion should be "punished by death". Should we worry about Muslims based on the beliefs of a few hundred thousand?

3.5% of the Austrian armed forces are Muslim. So what? you may ask. Is that a problem? With Muslims it's always a problem: Austrian Army officers have complained that Muslim conscripts are unable to do most jobs because they have permission to pray 5 times a day, no matter what job they are performing at the time.

In the UK, Muslim cops refuse to guard the Israeli embassy; in Minnesota, Muslim cabbies refuse to carry passengers who tote alcoholic products. Muslim men in Australia were found guilty of plotting to murder on a massive scale, having stockpiled 30,000 rounds of ammunition, bomb-making equipment and explosive chemicals with the intention of exacting revenge on Australia for its military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan.

While it is easy to understand why life-long Muslims want to kill infidels, it is interesting to note how quickly recent converts to Islam become infidel-hating murderers, see WikiIslam's Converts to Islam.

A group of Philippine Christians were minding their own business hurting no one; then they converted as a group to Islam and boom - they kill 116 people in a Manila ferry bombing in Philippines' worst terror attack.

According to the Washington Post, 60 to 70% of French prisons are filled with Muslims although Muslims make up only about 12 percent of the country's population. But hey, let's not judge French Muslims based on the number of French criminals even though it's the same thing in British, Belgian, Dutch and other European prisons: Muslim prisoners are disproportionate to their actual representation in the population. Even in America, Muslims are from 17 to 20% of our prison population even though there are less than 2% Muslims in the general population. If we ever let in as many Muslims percentage-wise as France our prisons would fill up similarly with 60 to 70% Muslims.

Although Muslims have participated in more than 14,000 terror attacks since 9/11, we cannot judge all of Islam on just these few 14,000 attacks.

Just because the Quran demands that a Muslim be Muslim first and a citizen of this country or that second, does not mean Muslims are a threat to western civilization.

Are there a few Muslims who do not follow the Quran, Yes, of course, - let us not allow 99% of Muslims to give the rest a bad name. Let us not lose perspective.




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