Common Misconceptions About Islam
We avoid the word religion because in many non-Islamic societies, there is a separation of "religion and state." This separation is not recognized at all in Islam source
Note that the word 'islam' does not mean peace from the same source under the heading of 'Misconception 1':
It might seem strange to think of this as a misconception, but in fact it is. The root word of Islam is "al-silm" which means "submission" or "surrender." It is understood to mean "submission to Allah." In spite of whatever noble intention has caused many a Muslim to claim that Islam is derived primarily from peace, this is not true.
This is a major reason why conflict accompanies the islamists wherever they go. Islamists and their defenders want to portray POLITICAL differences and disagreements as RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION. Here are several references to illustrate this:
quran 9.29 - Fight those who do not believe in Allah, nor in the latter day, nor do they prohibit what Allah and His Messenger have prohibited, nor follow the religion of truth, out of those who have been given the Book, until they pay the tax in acknowledgment of superiority and they are in a state of subjection.
'Jizya' is the tax in question here. In the real world, verse 9.29 plays out like this: "Hi, we're your new neighbors. We're gonna fight you (to the death), and participate in social disobedience, until you acknowledge our superiority, and pay us extortion $$$ and understand that you are second class citizens (dhimmitude). Understand that any attempts to resist will be portrayed in the world media as racism, hate, islamophobia, and religious persecution, because we've tricked them into believing we are a 'religion of peace and tolerance', have a nice day."
Jizya is extortion. Plain and simple. Protection money just like the mafia. Protection from who? The muslims! Who else??!! The western world and primarily the western media is so obsessed with Natalee Holloway, Scott Peterson, and Duke Lacrosse that people wont even take 10 minutes to learn the concept of one 'religion' taxing others so they are 'subdued' and acknowledge their second class citizen status. WAKE UP!
Albania. Chechnya. Sarajevo. Grozny. Kashmir. Paris. London. Sydney. Dharfur. Madrid.
Kosovo. Just to name a few. 1400 years of this. Verse 9.29 abrogates 123 verses of 'tolerance', and they pick and choose among those 123 verses to sell you on islam being peaceful, knowing full well that your more than likely unaware of verse 9.29, which cancels them all out. And it goes hand in hand with:
quran 9.123 - O ye who believe! Fight those of the disbelievers who are near to you, and let them find harshness in you, and know that Allah is with those who keep their duty (unto Him).
The way that these verses are translated into different languages is highly deceptice in itself. Here is a good example: Go to www.quranbrowser.com and just type in 9:123. No need to click the check boxes. Note that in 8 of the 10 translations, the verse is obviously pertaining to 'near to you'. It refers to 'close proximity'. So why does Yusef Ali and Khalifa translate it as 'attack you' and 'gird you about'? Simple. They are lying. For 1400 years, the islam presented to non-muslims, and the islam taught in mosques and madrassas (schools) are two different things. Pure deception to promote the islamic NWO. All at the expense of the gullibility of the non-muslim public.