Saturday, September 11, 2010

You don't need to see his identification. These are not the droids you're looking for.

Most Americans, particularly those who are not Muslims, are rather ignorant of Islam, having very little firsthand knowledge. We tend to believe what we hear from supposed credible sources, like the news and those in the Oval Office.

However, George W. Bush began a trend after 9/11 which has been continued wherein folks in US authority make it their burden to do PR work for Islam, often missing the mark significantly in the process.

First, 3 things you probably didn't know about Islam:
  1. Islam has not been hijacked.
  2. Striving to institute worldwide Shari'a Law is a religious duty.
  3. Muslims are allowed to deceive non-Muslims if it helps Islam.

Second, a commonly held myth about the prevalence of Islam in the USA:

Third, with apologies up front for a bit of exclamatory language therein, a sobering reminder of Islamic terrorist activity in our own country:

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At 11 September, 2010 08:04, Blogger Jade said...

Indeed Gunny ... a very sobering reminder. Thanks for remembering. It's hard to believe it's been nine years. It felt like it was only yesterday that I had to make my way to downtown NYC (from midtown) to try to get my mother out, who was only 3 blocks from the World Trade Center.

At 12 September, 2010 16:20, Blogger erjames40 said...

I was watching this and when the plane crashed into the tower, I started crying actually. Just Imagine all of the poor, innocent lives that died in that second. The people on the news just sat there like someone stole a candy cane from a baby. Giving back those memories was horrible. I remember sitting in my chair watching that exact same channel. v_v


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