Archive | December 2014

Let’s talk; Islam and terrorism do not go hand-in-hand.

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Let’s talk; Islam and terrorism do not go hand-in-hand.

Now I’m not saying that no terrorists believe in Islam, but I am saying this; not all terrorists are people of Islamic faith, they are not all Muslims, and the religious beliefs espoused by the Islamic faith do not condone terrorist action.  PhD M Amir Ali asserts that terrorist actions are condemned in the Quran and that it is also asserted that such action should be met by severe punishment. When we see terrorism enacted by individuals claiming they are doing so in the name of Islam it is important to keep in mind that these people are in the minority; they are extremists, they do not represent the belief of their religious community as a whole. These actions are not sanctioned by Islam; media coverage and fear mongering encourage us to see such terrorist actions as representative of a religion…

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