My Name is Khan, is a movie I advise many of you to watch. It shows 9/11 from an autistic Muslim’s point of view. I know quite a lot of people whose
perspectives have changed once watching this movie. The key message to this, which is a repeated quote in the film: "My name is Khan and I'm not a
Anyone want to take a look, here’s the trailer, it gets quite good after 2.00:
It very early on provides the following concept:
How can you tell who is giving the lollipop and who is hitting you with a stick? You can’t tell the difference because they look the same; each race
is the same but there are only 2 types of people in the world; those who do good deeds and those who do bad deeds.
The film of course crushes the most popular post-9/11 prejudices of our times. The case isn’t new. Which is that while the most talked about global
terrorists may be Muslims - all Muslims aren’t terrorists. And that no religion, including Islam, preaches violence against the innocent.
The lead actor, Rizwan, a devoted believer, quotes the Prophet from the Koran, “With the loss of one innocent life, dies humanity alongside
This is a very good film and I would urge everyone to watch it.
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