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I tired to put a list together of Muslim countries that have banned the Burqa, but then I realised that pretty much all Muslim countries have oppressive and murderous regimes.
Of course that has nothing to do with Islam.
Originally posted by stumason
reply to post by Bosniaque
How is that any different from what Muslim armies did from around 600AD to around 1600AD?
History is history, mate. Not a lot we can do about that now and there is no value sliging mud, when you have plenty of your own. The only difference is "my peoples" actually progressed and developed, where as "yours" went backwards and regressed.
Originally posted by InfoKartel
However, Indonesia, where the largest population of Muslims live, has no oppressive regime. Neither does India where a lot of Muslims live as well. But there's no oil in those countries, correct?
Originally posted by InfoKartel
reply to post by khimbar
Nice find there!
They could be connected. However, 95 billion is a bit on the low side if they are printing trillions just for the hell of printing trillions. Besides that, I believe that lately there is more of a focus on minerals that can be used to produce technology.
The 2011 increase in religious violence could be linked to many things. In my opinion, they should eaves drop on the religious meetings to see which religious leaders are the cause of the violence(for the sake of those who are preaching against the violence) And if there is a conspiracy, maybe those religious leaders can lead the authorities to the actual hate- and violence mongers.
However, Indonesia, where the largest population of Muslims live, has no oppressive regime.
Lawmakers in a devoutly Muslim Indonesian province voted unanimously that adulterers can be sentenced to death by stoning, just months after voters overwhelmingly chose to throw conservative Islamic parties out of power.
Originally posted by bl4ke360
Originally posted by samsamm9
On today's news...
U.S. army officers were taught ‘America is at war with Islam:’ Pentagon probe
Military to review course teaching 'U.S. at war with Islam'
US army to review course teaching 'US at war with Islam'
Pentagon probing 'anti-Islamic' training material
Islam- founded in 622
Quran (8:12) - "I will cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve. Therefore strike off their heads and strike off every fingertip of them"
America- founded in 1776
Looks like Islam declared war long before America even existed.edit on 4/26/2012 by bl4ke360 because: (no reason given)
1- Our Founding Fathers had favorable views toward Islam
Benjamin Franklin famously stated that the standards of religious freedom in America had to be so broad that "Even if the Mufti [chief jurist] of Constantinople [from the Muslim Ottoman Empire] were to send a missionary to preach Mohammedanism to us, he would find a pulpit at his service."
This openness to Islam was actually quite commonplace among America’s Founding Fathers. When George Washington was asked in 1784 what kind of workers should be hired to work on Mount Vernon, he responded by stating that they should hire the best workers, regardless of their background: “If they are good workmen, they may be from Asia, Africa or Europe; they may be Mahometans, Jews, Christians of any sect, or they may be Atheists...
Thomas Jefferson studied the Qur’an
Islam has deep roots in America
Islam and Western civilization cannot be defined apart from one another