We are facing a real crisis over the challenges regarding the Muslim community. Muslims and Islam have been at the receiving end of the most vitriolic attacks.
Problems arise due to the lack of understanding about the religion. I understand that it would be hard for some people not to hate Islam, given the large amount of propaganda and misinformation out there, painting the religion in the worst possible light, and is seen as backwards and barbaric.
Sometimes I even read comments from other Muslims directed towards non-Muslims online and I don’t feel surprised that so many people hate Islam and Muslims, as many Muslims do a good job giving Islam a bad name themselves, just by the way they argue with them online.
Times are rife with misunderstandings and mutual distrust. Maintaining the cycle of demonising Islam and Muslims might lead to a repeat of the same horrific experiences of the past that were suffered by both Muslim and non-Muslim populations which were similarly demonised.
Western society is a society of great accomplishments and the vast majority of Westerners are decent people, just as good and bad as Muslims, Jews, Hindus, Asians, Africans, and everybody else from all walks of life.
My primary focus is on the depiction of Islam, which the Zionist controlled media fan the flames of fears of a supposed threat to Western culture, and create a hostile image of Islam. I am also aware of the evil many Muslims, who are only Muslim by name, are capable of, or inflict on others.
“But the hypocrites do not understand.” [Qur’an, 63:7]
The prophet pbuh said: “Whomsoever Allah wishes to show goodness, he gives him understanding of the Religion.” [Bukhari & Muslim]
Those who resort to fear mongering need to be challenged. We need to build bridges and develop a united front against bigotry and hate. Muslims also need to focus on the real issues at hand, and spend less time spreading hate amongst each other. As well as less time abusing non-Muslims who insult Islam and Muslims.
Yes, that’s right. Ignore those who insult Islam and Muslims. Don’t even waste your time arguing with these people. Do not insult them back. Not everyone in life is going to like you. Whether it is because of the colour of your skin, your physical appearance, or even your religion. There will always be a scapegoat in the media. Stay away from religious debate groups and pages on Facebook that only posts ridiculously stupid memes and spreads false and ignorant knowledge about Islam.
Christians need to understand that false teachers are intentionally spreading hate and misleading their supporters to lead them astray, as they’ve succeeded with Christian Zionists. Muslims need to be aware of the dangers of misguided clerics/scholars in Islam, who have succeeded in misleading Wahhabis.
And recite to them, [O Muhammad], the news of him to whom we gave [knowledge of] Our signs, but he detached himself from them; so Satan pursued him, and he became of the deviators.
And if We had willed, we could have elevated him thereby, but he adhered [instead] to the earth and followed his own desire. So his example is like that of the dog: if you chase him, he pants, or if you leave him, he [still] pants. That is the example of the people who denied Our signs. So relate the stories that perhaps they will give thought. [Qur’an, 7:175-176]
As it is with any religion, common sense should be used when learning about another religion. If you want to learn about Islam, why would you ask non-Muslims or seek knowledge from an anti-Islam critic or website? If you want to learn about Christianity, would you go and ask a Jew? Be very skeptical about websites purporting themselves as “Islamic.” Many are simply false.
Try getting your questions answered by a reputable scholar/sheikh, and stay away from hate sites that have their own hidden agenda. Learn about the true history of Islam from authentic websites like Kalamullah, or learn about the true Islamic End Times from Imran Hosein, read through my blog posts instead of listening to false Christian Zionist teachers like Joel Richardson or Walid Shoebat, who are deliberately distorting Christian and Islamic End Time prophecies.
Kalamullah has tons of Islamic resources in terms of audios, books and videos.
There are many false teachers out there who are only in it simply for the fame and money, without giving second thought to the damage they’re causing to the religious community. Ignorant and gullible people have easily fallen pray to their lies and deceit.
Christians need to understand one very important thing, that many Muslims today, the younger generation, are Muslim by name only. They’re ignorant and misguided. They have a love for this world, and are not true God fearing practicing Muslims. Religion should make us better people, but that is not always the case.
We should not waste our lives on useless and baseless arguments. We should be working on bettering ourselves, and focusing on the things we can change.