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How do you convince a terrorist that there are no 72 virgins and living like it's 700 AD is no longer considered cool?
originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: CharlieSpeirs
Dude. I feel for you. I truly do. It must be tough being a Muslim on these boards these days. I just hope that people, especially on this website, will wakeup to the brainwashing that is so blatant from the MSM right now. This is especially harrowing because ATS is fond of not trusting the MSM, but can't see that they are clearly being manipulated by them right now.
originally posted by: markosity1973
All acts of terrorism are wrong.
You can spin this sort of crap however you wish, but the fact remains that ISIS, Al Qaeda, Boko Haram and all the militant Muslim groups are well umm err , that's right, MUSLIM.
They have a stated goal and agenda and it's against US in the west.
Watering down the fact by trying to push on to us examples of minority terrorist groups with smaller goals DOESN'T negate the threat these people are.
Nice try at a new age healy feely slant though, but I ain't buying it.....
originally posted by: daaskapital
Well, as Krazy pointed out, there are numerous Muslim terrorist organisations which subscribe to a multitude of different beliefs. Some religious, others political. The Taliban has a different ideology to Al Qaeda, for example.
You will also find that while many of these groups denounce the West and call for attacks there, they are generally only regionally focused and do not pose a direct threat to our ways of life. That said, i do agree that they should be considered a threat in some capacity.
Some terrorist organisations do pose threats to our ways of life. That said, all terrorist organisations are considered minorities of those they claim to represent. You don't have all Muslims subscribing to IS, and you don't have all Christians subscribing to the KKK. Therefore, both terrorist organisations are minorities which do not represent the majorities of their respective religions.
Pointing out relevant statistics is not confusing the situations and belittling the threat some terrorist organisations pose to the West. Rather, it is putting the entire topic under the microscope in allowing us to see just what some organisations are capable of, how much impact they have had in the past, and the likelihood of an attack occurring in the future.