I happened to catch a Fox News contributer this morning stating his opinion about the NYC Mega Mosque. In essence, he said we cannot forsake the Constitution and Freedom of Religion and that’s why we shouldn’t forbid the building of the 13 story Mosque near Ground Zero.
While we should never abandon the principles of our Constitution and Freedom of Religion, we should never permit organized treason to operate freely on our soil. Missed on many loving, tolerant Americans is that Islam contains doctrines, which mandate the overthrow of non-Muslim governments and the imposition of sharia (Islam expressed in a set of laws).
If Islam was limited to religious beliefs and behaviors surrounding prayer and good moral character, there would be no objection to the NYC Monster Mosque. If Islam were so limited, it would be true that a very small number of radicals have taken over a world religion. Unfortunately, Islam is not limited to piety as we understand it.
From the primary sources of Islam, the Qur’an (statements by Allah) & Hadith (records of Islamic history, including the teachings and example of Muhammad) come principles, or doctrines, which radically differ from the typical Western understanding of religion. The prophet Muhammad is the highest example for Muslims to emulate and his example included prayer, but also militant conquest of people groups and the subjugation of the conquered to Islamic rule.
The political nature of Islam is missed on the vast majority of Americans. The political nature of Islam is the reason why there have been bloody boarders around Muslim controlled land for Islam’s 1400 year history. We oppose the political side of Islam, which cannot be divorced from the whole of Islam without severe damage to the example of the revered prophet and the supposed commands of Allah.
You cannot change the Qur’an and authoritative Hadith. You will never see the eradication of fundamentalist Islam so long as these books are preached.
We recognize and loath “terrorist groups” like Hamas, Hizballah, Al Quaeda, the talaban, … We do not yet recognize the larger number of like-minded Muslims, who use politics and the courts to wage the same war for the same ultimate objectives – imposing sharia on non-Muslim nations.
Leading Muslims like Imam Fiesel Rauf, who is spearheading the NYC Monster Mosque, do not use bombs as terrorists proudly do in the name of Allah, but they are engaged in the same jihad, and are inspired by the same Qur’an.
It is critical that we learn that Muslim leaders like Rauf are skilled at deceiving the societies in which they fight. Rauf and his ilk speak soothingly about mutual understanding, reconciliation and peace, while concealing the fact that they strive for Allah and the establishment of sharia in the USA!
The more we understand about the political side of Islam, and especially the theologically justified tactics for conquering non-Muslim lands, the more we will resist Islam as we would resit Nazism, or any other ideologically driven political movement that seeks to overthrow our government and our freedoms.
Freedom of religion? Yes! Freedom of treason? NO!
See a Collection of Articles on this blog, explaining the Need to Refuse the Proposed 13 Story Mosque at Ground Zero and why your won’t have the least bit of guilt for denying the ‘Freedom of Religious Expression’ to committed political jihadists.