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The problem is I can't tell the difference and there really are 10-20% of Muslims who will kill you or worse because of their ideology.
originally posted by: interupt42
a reply to: Metallicus
The keyword is radical muslims. You need to target the groups who harbor them. Better yet how about they use the technology that took our freedom to privacy away? I thought that was suppose to protect us.
Also this hatred towards muslims is only going to cause more tension. We need to stop looking at issues through politcial glasses amplified with fear.
originally posted by: Forensick
Oh great, another Muslim bashing thread.
What about that Muslim shopkeeper in Glasgow? Would you have run the fella out of town?
originally posted by: Metallicus
I don't dispute that there are many peaceful Muslims who would never hurt anyone. I believe there are kind and loving Muslim people in the world. The problem is I can't tell the difference and there really are 10-20% of Muslims who will kill you or worse because of their ideology. How am I supposed to tell the difference? Sociopaths are inherently difficult to identify and I don't have the tools or the inclination to determine which of these people is 'good' and which are 'bad'.
The main problem I have is I don't NEED to have Muslim people in my life so why should I risk having them around me? I don't have the tools or time to make a decision about every Muslim person I meet. This doesn't mean I don't treat them with respect when I run into them, but it does mean I am not going to intentionally have a relationship with one either.
Now you could say that anyone could be dangerous and this is true, but the fact is the percentage of 'radical' Muslims is much higher than in the general population and it is easier to assume they are dangerous than to try to figure out their intent.
I am not calling for discrimination or telling others what to do, but I am saying for ME it is easier to avoid these people than take a risk that 1 in 5 or so of these people would like to kill me, rape me or enslave me for not believing in their Allah.
I am not trained to decide who is dangerous or who is not nor do I possess ESP. Mathematically speaking it is easier to assume they are dangerous than take a 20% risk.
originally posted by: kaylaluv
Don't forget about all those illegals from south of the border who are all rapists and murderers. How can you tell a legal from an illegal just from looking at them? For that matter, how do you know when someone is a Muslim or not? In America, they don't all wear burkas and turbans.
I have an idea... if you've got brown skin, you're bad. Got it.
originally posted by: mamabeth
a reply to: Metallicus
Islam is Islam! The moderate, more peaceful muslims' ,will standby
and allow the handful of radicals to do what they want to non-muslims!