Muslims, Islam, Pope Benedict
Religion of Peace Dying to Kill Again
by J.B. Williams
Monday, September 18, 2006
Al Qaeda terror commander hints at big attack on N.Y., Washington...The new al-Qaeda field commander recently interviewed in Afghanistan, is calling for Muslims to leave the U.S. -- particularly Washington and New York -- in anticipation of a major terror attack to rival Sept. 11, says the Canada Free Press story.
Like most peace loving free people of the western world, I'd like very much to believe that Islam is indeed a peaceful religion seeking a peaceful coexistence with all peaceful peoples of the world. It's just hard to go with that thought pattern in light of the overwhelming evidence that it just isn't so... and to believe something that has no supporting evidence and such deadly consequences if wrong, is akin to inviting disaster upon ourselves.
Muslims around the globe demand an apology for the recent unfavorable depiction of Islam by Catholic Pope Benedict. In response to the Pope's suggestion that Islam might not be a peaceful religion, as if that's a news flash, Muslims murder an elderly Italian nun at the Children's Hospital in Somalia by shooting her in the back three times. They attack Christians and their churches, burn American flags and western leaders in effigy, all to prove just how peaceful and civilized they really are.
Since the attacks of 9/11, I have spent considerable time studying the Koran (Quran) in an effort to better understand the beliefs, thought patterns, motives and methods of this expanding religion that openly seeks to dominate the world. While it's true that not all Muslims are terrorists, it is also true that almost all world terrorists are in fact Muslims. In reading the Koran, I am left with this interpretation of Islam.
There are several sects of the Islamic religion, and these sects are usually at war with each other. But when looking at Islam from a broader perspective, it seems clear and self-evident based on visible experience and Islamic scriptures, that there are only two types of Muslims. Those who follow the letter of the scriptures, seeking to kill in accordance with Allah's commandments to rid the world of all infidels, and those who do not follow the letter of the scriptures, thereby becoming infidels and targets themselves.
This explains why the vast majority of terror attacks are actually targeting other Muslims. In the eyes of Muslim terrorists, those who claim Islam but do not answer Islam's call to arms against all infidels are themselves infidels and infidels of the worst possible kind, traitors of the religion, who have turned their backs on Allah and live in blasphemy, wrongly claiming the name of Islam while rejecting the most fundamental teachings of Islam.
According to the Koran, can Islam be a peaceful religion able to live peacefully beside non-Muslims?
Koran [9.29] Fight those who do not believe in Allah, nor in the latter day, nor do they prohibit what Allah and His Apostle have prohibited, nor follow the religion of truth, out of those who have been given the Book, until they pay the tax in acknowledgment of superiority and they are in a state of subjection.
This scripture can only be interpreted as a condemnation and call to arms against not only those of all competing religious beliefs, but those who have been given the book [other Muslim's] who do not follow Allah's commandments as delivered by Mohammed.
Koran [9.73] O Prophet! strive hard against the unbelievers and the hypocrites and be unyielding to them; and their abode is hell, and evil is the destination.
These words can not be interpreted even in the most liberal terms, to be a call to peace and coexistence with non-believers, non-Muslims.
Koran [4.34] Men are the maintainers of women because Allah has made some of them to excel others and because they spend out of their property; the good women are therefore obedient, guarding the unseen as Allah has guarded; and (as to) those on whose part you fear desertion, admonish them, and leave them alone in the sleeping-places and beat them; then if they obey you, do not seek a way against them; surely Allah is High, Great.
Is Islam peaceful towards women?
[17.16] And when We wish to destroy a town, We send Our commandment to the people of it who lead easy lives, but they transgress therein; thus the word proves true against it, so We destroy it with utter destruction.
[17.17] And how many of the generations did We destroy after Nuh! and your Lord is sufficient as Knowing and Seeing with regard to His servants' faults.
[17.18] Whoever desires this present life, We hasten to him therein what We please for whomsoever We desire, then We assign to him the hell; he shall enter it despised, driven away.
Is Islam peaceful towards Israel? These are the words of the Koran under The Children of Israel section... A peaceful religion?
Today, America and much of the free world is having trouble understanding the threat that brought massive death and destruction to our doorstep on September 11, 2001. We are having trouble comprehending the motives and methods of our enemy and the enemy of all peace loving civilized nations. We are debating the rights of a murderous people as opposed to the rights of peace-loving people who seek to defend themselves against an ongoing threat that is the fundamental commandment of the Koran, the Holy word at the center of a so-called peaceful religion.
There are those who claim that equally offensive and aggressive scriptures appear in the Christian Bible, which is true. The difference is - these scriptures appear in Old Testament text. Christianity is based on the teachings of Christ, which is recorded in New Testament text and teaches a much different lesson than the Old Testament. Christ called upon all Christians to love and respect all people, even the non-believer, even thy enemy. Christians are called to prosecute the sin, but love the sinner. According to Mohammed and those who follow his teachings, Allah calls his people to destroy all non-believers the world over, no exceptions and no excuses.
It isn't possible to cover all the territory that should be covered on this topic in a column. I encourage people seeking to understand the evil faced by the free world, to study the teachings of Islam for themselves.
Yes, there are Muslims who declare that Islam is peaceful and that extremists who practice terror against infidels have perverted Islam. However, according to those so-called extremists, it is those who refuse to follow Allah's commandments that have perverted Islam and according to scriptures from the Koran, the extremists would be correct in that assertion. Those who refuse to take up arms against all infidels are infidels, according to text from the Koran.
Keep this in mind the next time you hear the President of Iran, a Muslim political leader, call for the complete destruction of Israel, and as he describes his own rise to power as Allah's will, intended to bring about Armageddon on earth and the final return of Islam's Messiah. Keep it in mind when seeking to understand why Palestinians elected well-known terror organization Hamas as the official leadership of their people. Keep it in mind as Islamic sects, normally at war with each other, unite in a common cause of eliminating all infidels from the world. Keep it in mind as the UN forces Israel to withdraw from Lebanon, where they were fighting Iran's Hezbollah, the Muslim terror organization that brought suicide bombing to world-wide prominence.
Keep all of these things in mind as you listen to politician's debate America's right to avoid events worse than 9/11 by using every possible tool to trace, track, eavesdrop upon, capture, interrogate, prosecute or kill those who are working patiently around the clock, around the world, to kill us, the infidels.
Remember these things as you weigh in your own mind, the rights of people honored to strap bombs to the chests of their children and send them into a shopping mall, sneak bio, chemical or God forbid, nuclear weapons into America or any other peaceful nation, against the rights of all peaceful people to defend their peaceful way of life against such enemies, at all cost.
When you step into the voting booth this fall, remember those who are fighting for our right to survive such a brutal unconventional but determined enemy and those who fight to remove our ability to do so by working to undermine every effort to secure our way of life in the name of compassion towards committed killers.
Our choices are more obvious than ever in recent history, as are our challenges. There are those among us who are prepared to meet these challenges with unrelenting force and those who wish to shrink from these challenges in defeat, promoting the same policies of appeasement that allowed this international threat to reach epidemic global proportions.
No...while there is evidence to support a claim that not all Muslims are terrorists, there is also overwhelming evidence to support the claim that the world's most dangerous terrorists are indeed Muslim, and further that any Muslim who has not heard or answered Allah's call to kill infidels, have made targets of themselves.
There is no evidence to support the claim that Islam is a peaceful religion. I'm no expert... but I don't need to be an expert to properly interpret the teachings of a religion that gives birth and rise to entire generations of homicide bombers? Do I? Do you...?
JB Williams is a business man, a husband, a father, and a writer. A no nonsense commentator on American politics, American history, and American philosophy. He is published nationwide and in many countries around the world. JB. Williams can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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