Why do moderates in Muslim world remain silent?

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  1. RussP

    RussP Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    There's more in the article/opinion piece...
     
  2. Glockworks

    Glockworks Thank God for Prez Trump and VP Pence!

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    I do not know if this answers your question, but I heard on my local radio a comment about "moderate Muslims". Another description of them is "backsliding Muslims". Their religion is evil, they are not, henceforth, they do not practice their religion correctly according to its teachings, thus in that that context, they are "backsliders".
     
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    Maybe out of fear of reprisals? Or maybe they sympathize with radicals and just don't vocalize their feelings?

    Don't know.
     
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    If you listen carefully you can hear the silence of the Muslim community telling you just which side they are on in the war on Islamic terrorism.

    A few go against the grain and speak out, but mostly either because they're one step away from converting to Christianity or they already have converted.

    Horrible and inhuman atrocities are being committed daily in the name of Islam, and they remain silent.
    Islam is becoming pure evil, and they remain silent.

    When push comes to shove, and it soon will, whose side do you think the worldwide Muslim community is going to be on? They are a "go along to get along" people. They will obey whoever waves the biggest stick in their face.
     
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    Beheadings ? .... :shocked:
     
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    First, I don't believe there are very many "moderate Muslims". Numbers.

    Second, why would a Muslim that speaks out against any portion of the practice of Islam when they know they will incur the wrath and be the object of hatred, from those more aggressive in their belief. Fear.

    Does Islam permit moderation..............
     
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    Are you saying that there's no such thing as Radical Islam ? That they're all the same ?
     
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    I'm saying that practicing Muslims may not know who is a radical and who is not, and it may prove deadly to find out.
     
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    I've heard it said that Radical Muslims want to cut the heads off the white devils. And that Moderate Muslims want the Radical Muslims to cut the heads off the white devels. Sadly, perhaps there is an element of truth to this commentary.
     
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    That pretty much sums up the silence of the Muslim community.

    The appeasers and the apologists can make all the excuses they want, but Islam is a deadly cancer that threatens the entire world.
     
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    And in some cases, more then just silence. My one experience left a lasting impression on me. My step-daughter lost her boyfriend in 9/11, he worked for Cantor Fitzgerald, the firm that lost nearly 800. A few years later, the company I work for was undergoing a state tax audit. For the record, the auditor shared with me that he was a Muslim. I asked him if I could ask him a question in regards to the atrocities that occured on 9/11, he said sure. I asked him if he thought it was wrong that we were attacked and almost 3,000 innocent people were murdered. His response was that the attacks were justified in his eyes. This was an educated professional and suffice it to say, I was shocked by his response.
     
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    because they believe all that muslim horse crap I say but a bounty on all of them and ship them out man women and children.
     
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    I would advise you to watch your back around this individual.

    I hope you had a gun on you at that very moment, and all subsequent moments following that one.
     
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    Thanks G-34, that was 10 years ago and the individual in question was a visitor at our company from another state hundreds of miles away, so all safe. Unfortunately, due to company policy, I cannot carry at work.
     
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    I feel bad that your unable to carry at work. But people like that make me question if I should anyway. JMHO
     
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    Islam is the peoblem. SJ 40
     
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    rock_castle Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness

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    I don't get it either. Makes me think that Islam just may be a religion of hate and intolerance.​
     
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    As eluded too, a "moderate" Muslim is the same as a backslidden Christian.
    If they speak up, it might be pointed out to them
    Of course, if they "repent", then there's even more "radicals" to deal with.....??
     
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    You don't hear from them because they don't exist.
     
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    They are waiting until they are about 10% of the population and then they will push for sharia law.

    :wavey:
     
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