We in the West are ignorant about so much that is Islam. This ignorance is used against us as we are so trusting and naive. We assume that Islam is just like other religions. We assume that when Muslims say things they can be taken at face value. We are wrong on both counts.
I want to educate you on one thing and one thing alone. It will totally change how you react in the future to statements from the Muslim community world wide as well as here in New Zealand, after a terrorist attack in yet another western country.
How many times have you heard the following?…
We condemn the killing of innocent people
We condemn the killing of innocents
Sounds like they are condemning the terrorist attacks right?
Notice how they always use the word innocent or innocents. There is a very good reason for their use of that word.
The notion of â€śinnocentâ€ť in Islam can never be applied on Non-Muslims, because according to the islamic Jurisprudence, they (the non-Muslims) rejected the message of Allah and Mohammed (they are not Muslims), so they are considered automatically non innocentsâ€¦But when the Muslims say it in the western media addressing this statement to a non-Muslim audience , they are considered to not be lying becauseÂ they meanâ€ťIslam condemns the killing of Muslimsâ€ť. They are the only people considered Innocents in the Islamic jurisprudenceâ€¦ Â Â Read more »