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Islam has waxed and waned for 1,500 years. I have many Muslim friends, and they are good people. They also agree privately that the extremist factions of their religion have hijacked their belief itself, and they are powerless to do anything about it.

I'm presently in India, which has the 2nd largest Muslim population in the world, with Indonesia being the 1st. And trust me, India ain't gonna be a Muslim country ever, in spite of having more Muslim citizens than Pakistan and Saudi Arabia combined.

You know why? Because India has a strange tradition of celebrating ALL religions and festivals... They call it Merry Christmas, not Happy Holidays. Hindus participate in Iftaar (breaking of the fast in Ramadan) and Muslims dance to the goddess Durga in October. Muslims and Hindus together worship pics of Jesus in their family shrines, recognizing him as a true mouthpiece of the one they all venerate.

The mindset is different. It's not your religion against mine, but how can we together make it better? Sure, their have been Hindu- Muslim riots goaded by folks who try to divide, yet there have been only a handful of Muslims from India who joined ISIS, inspite of millions of potential candidates. Compare that to the number of folks from countries who joined ISIS with less Muslim folks than India. Muslim conquests and muslims have been a part of India for almost a thousand years...

If a society can be inclusive and celebrate diversity, it will preserve its roots and traditions. Hinduism is strong. So is Christianity, and so is Judaism. They will survive the next 1,000 years if they can be inclusive and celebrate differences instead of condemning them..

Deep

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What do you want to do about the Muslims? 1307 muppedo 26-May-18 01:28
Re: What do you want to do about the Muslims? 320 Archaic 26-May-18 01:39
Re: What do you want to do about the Muslims? 284 Who is John Galt 26-May-18 12:51
Re: What do you want to do about the Muslims? 299 adequatedane 26-May-18 13:05
Re: What do you want to do about the Muslims? 246 muppedo 26-May-18 23:58
Re: What do you want to do about the Muslims? 230 Archaic 27-May-18 04:04
Re: What do you want to do about the Muslims? 230 adequatedane 28-May-18 16:51
Re: What do you want to do about the Muslims? 268 gulsbo 29-May-18 16:18
No, Europe will not convert 329 Deep1 27-May-18 04:03
Re: No, Europe will not convert 276 Archaic 27-May-18 04:14
Islam hasn't waned?? :) 276 Deep1 27-May-18 04:35
Re: Islam hasn't waned?? :) 288 Archaic 27-May-18 04:58
Re: Islam hasn't waned?? :) 257 Lobsang 30-May-18 15:30
Re: Islam hasn't waned?? :) 231 Archaic 31-May-18 01:14
Thanks 237 drrayeye 29-May-18 16:44
Re: What do you want to do about the Muslims? 265 Lobsang 29-May-18 13:58
Re: What do you want to do about the Muslims? 209 Eddie Larry 29-May-18 15:41
Re: What do you want to do about the Muslims? 253 Lobsang 30-May-18 15:36
Re: What do you want to do about the Muslims? 208 Archaic 29-May-18 20:03
Re: What do you want to do about the Muslims? 252 Lobsang 30-May-18 15:31
"To advise..." who? 225 Buck 45 29-May-18 20:36
Re: "To advise..." who? 297 Lobsang 30-May-18 15:35
Re: "To advise..." who? 218 adequatedane 30-May-18 16:07
Re: "To advise..." who? 258 Lobsang 30-May-18 17:48
Re: "To advise..." who? 202 adequatedane 30-May-18 22:58
Poverty... 195 Warwick 01-Jun-18 18:18
Re: Poverty... 265 Archaic 01-Jun-18 20:00
Re: Poverty... 218 muppedo 01-Jun-18 23:55
Important to consider. 240 Archaic 02-Jun-18 00:50
Virtual thumbs up (n/t) 245 Buck 45 04-Jun-18 02:12
Re: Poverty... 200 Warwick 03-Jun-18 20:41
Those books say a lot 224 Buck 45 04-Jun-18 02:02
Re: Those books say a lot 251 Lobsang 05-Jun-18 17:09
circa 600 AD 213 Buck 45 06-Jun-18 04:02
Re: circa 600 AD 273 Lobsang 06-Jun-18 15:47
For or against SIS?? 212 Buck 45 07-Jun-18 02:49
Re: For or against SIS?? 287 Lobsang 07-Jun-18 16:19
Would've been nice 195 Buck 45 08-Jun-18 17:13
Re: For or against SIS?? 267 Lobsang 07-Jun-18 23:42
Re: For or against SIS?? 204 Eddie Larry 08-Jun-18 00:14
Re: For or against SIS?? 246 Lobsang 08-Jun-18 08:56
Re: For or against SIS?? 204 Archaic 08-Jun-18 11:29
Re: For or against SIS?? 255 Lobsang 08-Jun-18 15:25
Re: For or against SIS?? 277 Archaic 08-Jun-18 21:01
Re: For or against SIS?? 223 muppedo 08-Jun-18 23:59
Re: For or against SIS?? 233 Archaic 09-Jun-18 00:12
Re: For or against SIS?? 317 Lobsang 09-Jun-18 01:07
Re: For or against SIS?? 230 Archaic 09-Jun-18 01:24
Re: For or against SIS?? 318 Lobsang 09-Jun-18 16:04
Re: For or against SIS?? 245 drrayeye 09-Jun-18 19:37
And you're a Christian? 222 Buck 45 10-Jun-18 02:49
Re: And you're a Christian? 228 Eddie Larry 10-Jun-18 04:10
Yup 195 Buck 45 10-Jun-18 06:38
Re: For or against SIS?? 291 Lobsang 10-Jun-18 16:40
Guess I spoke too soon... pity... 210 Buck 45 10-Jun-18 02:43
Re: Guess I spoke too soon... pity... 188 Eddie Larry 10-Jun-18 04:42
Perhaps... 216 Buck 45 10-Jun-18 06:17
Re: Perhaps... 210 Eddie Larry 10-Jun-18 14:18
Amen? :D 211 Buck 45 10-Jun-18 20:06
Re: Amen? :D 185 Eddie Larry 10-Jun-18 22:17
Re: Amen? :D 198 Archaic 11-Jun-18 02:58
Re: Guess I spoke too soon... pity... 273 Lobsang 10-Jun-18 16:39
Only for the unlearned 168 Buck 45 10-Jun-18 19:48
Re: Guess I spoke too soon... pity... 307 Lobsang 10-Jun-18 16:43
Now that, was hilarious... 207 Buck 45 10-Jun-18 19:44
Re: For or against SIS?? 193 Eddie Larry 08-Jun-18 13:51
How "New" is the current Christianity 213 muppedo 10-Jun-18 21:31
Re: How "New" is the current Christianity 214 Archaic 10-Jun-18 21:59
Re: How "New" is the current Christianity 180 Eddie Larry 10-Jun-18 22:24
Re: How "New" is the current Christianity 199 Archaic 11-Jun-18 02:23
Re: How "New" is the current Christianity 211 muppedo 11-Jun-18 22:11
Re: How "New" is the current Christianity 190 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-18 22:29
Is that what "they're" saying? 203 Buck 45 10-Jun-18 22:41
Re: Is that what "they're" saying? 159 muppedo 11-Jun-18 22:25
Re: Is that what "they're" saying? 231 Archaic 12-Jun-18 20:06
Okay 241 Buck 45 13-Jun-18 03:10


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