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Interfaith Nirvana in Western Sydney

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Eid Festival As Sydneysiders brace for another round of drive by shootings, the University of Western Sydney has just hosted a seminar to promote Islamic harmony. Entitled ‘Living Islam in the Contemporary Global Society’ (held on October 5)i t aimed to mark 25 years of EID (end of Ramadan) celebrations in Australia and was no doubt one of those warm fuzzy events where warm fuzzy things are said by warm fuzzy representatives of major religions. I know many Jews, Christians and agnostics who would not go anywhere near such an event with a twenty-foot barge pole. But then, some do.

This is given by way of description of the conference.
Islam & Muslims need to be a positive contributing factor in today's world. For global peace & harmony there is a current and urgent need for living Islam by its followers and positive comprehension of Islam by all. (source)
Ah just relax and enjoy the fuzzy words as you sip your carrot juice. Yes, there is certainly a need for Muslims to be a positive contributing factor in today’s world. Billions of people would agree. Especially victims of Islamic violence past and present. However whether ‘there is a current and urgent need for living Islam by its followers’ is a debatable point and somehow disturbs the nirvana like fuzz of the opening sentence. If Islam urges violent behaviour on its followers, then why would anyone want others to follow it? Ship of Fools

And when it come to the last part of the quotation above, we get to the nub of the matter that should awaken all thinking people like a dose of smelling salts. Aha – now we understand ‘ there is evidently a current and urgent need for ‘positive comprehension of Islam by all’. Really? Who says? However, as it turns out, many on this site have read the Koran, consulted Islamic scholars, and have spoken to many [former] adherents of Islam. As a result of this research, there is clearly- on the part of those who seek – a comprehension that Islam is a NEGATIVE force in the world today because of its belief system. If one follows Islam one is obliged to engage in Jihad. Or has that changed? Let us hope Australian Muslims are a tad lazy and that most of them don’t get so far in their study of Islam. We should encourage such laziness. For knowledge of Islam and engagement in it only brings conflict. Just look at the Muslim countries of the world. Are there any, which are free of conflict? Ask yourself. Why do Muslims leave Islamic countries in such large numbers? Could it be that the nature of Islamic societies, based on Islamic beliefs are inevitably conflict ridden? Could it possibly? Or is that the question that dare not be uttered?

But of course there are answers to these question – ready to be delivered. Such as the following comment from Professor Jamil Farooqui who is billed as one of the ‘International’ speakers. This is the entry, which explains his talk.

Topic: ‘Anomalies of Muslim Societies’
“Muslims are weak, suppressed by others and down-trodden. They face numerous internal and external challenges. What are the strategies to overcome these challenges?” (source)
So Muslims are poor little downtrodden Bambis? Suppressed too? Strange to hear that when I have met so many hundred of victims of Islamic violence in Islamic societies – Christians, Jews and adherents of other faiths. In one sense the heart-wrenching comment may be correct – in that Muslims seem to inflict so much violence on each other too that they are downtrodden in their own societies. NO wonder they run away from them and try to flee to any non-Islamic country that will take them. When the question is asked ‘What are the strategies to overcome these challenges’ I would like to propose a sober look at the Koran and its incitement to violence. I would like to hear that a modern day imam has abrogated he violent verses and that they no longer apply. I would like to hear that the child, woman and kaffir abuse advocated by the Koran no longer applies.

Meantime, I can only look in amazement at one of the entries. A Mr Cyrus Brooks who is Vice President of the Church of Scientology in Australia has come along with the brave topic, which I leave as a final thought for your consideration.  

 “Can Scientology help Islam and vice-versa?” (source)


 

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Lest We Forget the Battle of Tours

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History - Violent Jihad

Australians celebrate and revere Anzac Day on April 25th each year in remembrance of our brave soldiers who fought in two great world wars to secure our freedom. Every Australian identifies with the slogan “lest we forget” and in services held around the country people reflect on the battles and men who died to secure our freedom. Yet across the world in France, there is one remarkable battle which helped form the Europe we know today and allowed the development of civilization based on Judeo Christian principles. This one famous battle has become known as the battle of Tours and effectively stopped the Muslim advance into Europe. After the death of Mohammed in 632AD, Muslim armies exploded out of the Arabian peninsula to conquer much of the Middle East, expanding across north Africa. From there they crossed into Spain in 711AD and eventually controlled much of al-Andalus by 715AD. It was the victory at Tours by Charles Martel that stemmed the tide and eventually the Muslim marauders were expelled from Spain in 1492 when the last outpost at Granada fell to King Ferdinand of Spain. 

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Shivaji’s Coronation Laudatory Landmark

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History - Infidels' Resistance

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was born, lived, fought and won battles against religious and social oppression in the 17th century Bharat or India. He was a shining star in the Indian firmament and is renowned as a champion of the downtrodden and depressed masses. He was and continues to be an icon for the classes and masses alike and is seen as a rallying point for peasants oppressed by foreign rulers, Pathans and Moghuls alike. Sexually exploited women found in Shivaji Raje a protector, a benefactor and flocked to his Hindavi Swaraj to find solace and feel liberated under his saffron flag. 

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Ransomer of Captives from the Muslims

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History - Tolerance Myths

Perhaps some readers might be interested to know that January 28 is considered a feast day among Catholics – actually 2 feast days are celebrated on the same day – one is of ST Thomas Aquinas, the great medieval theologian and philosopher who adapted Aristotle to the western Judeo-Christian worldview. . It is also the feast day of a lesser known person – St Peter Nolasco, the great ransomer of captives from the Muslims.

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Islamic Pirates

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History - Violent Jihad

Barbary Corsair
Somalian Islamic Pirates & Lessons from History
 
The dramatic rescue of the American cargo-ship captain Richard Phillips from the hands of Somalian Islamic pirates by the U.S. Navy—killing three pirates, holding him hostage at gun-point, through precision-targeting—warrants a review of the U.S. struggle with piracy and hostage-taking in North Africa, which ended two centuries ago.

Raiding trade-caravans and hostage-taking for extracting ransom in Islam was started by Prophet Muhammad. Having become powerful and secure after his relocation to Medina from Mecca in 622, Muhammad initiated Jihad or holy war in the form of raids of trade-caravans for earning livelihood for his community. In the first successful raid of a Meccan caravan at Nakhla in December 623, his brigands killed one of the attendants, took two of them captive, and acquired the caravan as “sacred” booty. The captives were ransomed to generate further revenue. Muhammad, later on, expanded this mode of Jihad to raiding non-Muslim communities around Arabia—for capturing their homes, properties and livestock, capturing their women and children as slaves often for ransoming and selling, and imposing extortional taxes—which sometimes involved mass-slaughter of the attacked victims.

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The Battle of Broken Hill

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The First Islamic Terrorist Attack on Australian Soil
 
On January 1, 1915 two Broken Hill men, both former camel drivers, armed themselves with rifles, an homemade flag bearing Islamic insignia and a large supply of ammunition and launched a surprise attack on the Picnic Train about 3 kilometres outside Broken Hill.

The train carried about 1200 Broken Hill residents to Silverton where a picnic to celebrate the new year was to take place.

The two Muslim men, Gool Mohamed originally a Pashtun tribesman from Afghanistan and Mullah Abdullah from what is known today as Pakistan, decided to wage jihad against Australian infidels after Australia and the Ottoman Empire officially joined the opposite sides in the WWI.

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Jihad Galore

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History - Tolerance Myths

Jihad Galore and the Toledo Whore

Battle of Higueruela

Alhambra - GazelleHow often in conversation with a Muslim, do they quote Spain as the crowning achievement of Islam, where Muslims, Jews and Christians lived in harmony for about 800 years?

And when you mention the killings and massacres, you are told that the Spanish Inquisition was much worse.
This is a misconception, since the Inquisition in Spain was responsible for only between 4,000 and 5,000 lives. [1]

Yet in 1066AD, in a single day, muslims murdered over 4,000 Jews because Vizier Joseph ibn Naghrela had risen to a position greater than them, and of course, this upset the Muslim sensitivities. [2]

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Arabs Hated The Quran

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History - Stolen Heritage

 
How the Arabs Hated The Quran
 
Old Quran

Wh y are you a Muslim?
Musli ms in general love to hear the above question because it has a simple and readymade answer in their minds besides it gives them the opp or t u nity to propagate their religion and talk proudly about Islam.

 

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Lepanto Anniversary

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History - Imperialism

Decisive Victory for the West

At this time of year, it is timely to remember one of the greatest victories of the west against the Islamic world. On the 7th October in 1571, Don Juan and the Holy League, led by Admiral Doria, defeated the larger Ottoman fleet in the Battle of Lepanto, saving Europe from the Turks and militant Islam. The Holy League was a coalition of different armies - of the Republic of Venice, the Papacy (under Pope Pius V), Spain (including Naples, Sicily and Sardinia), the Republic of Genoa, the Duchy of Savoy, the Knights Hospitaller and some others.

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Muslim Jerusalem

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History - Stolen Heritage

Jerusalem - Coat of ArmsWhy do Muslims insist that Jerusalem is their Holy City?
When Mohamed and his faithful followers moved from Mecca to Medina, they found themselves among three Jewish tribes/clans (BANU-L-NADIR, BANU KAINUKA and BANU KURAIZA)  which settled there some time after their expulsion from their homeland and also living there were  two Arab, pagan tribes.

Mohammed, who at this stage needed more followers, decided to win those tribes over and convert them to his newly invented religion.

Islam was yet not as fully developed as we know it today, and Mohammed was still having his sessions with Allah (the Medina period revelations).

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Killing of Banu Quraiza

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History - Imperialism

Did Prophet Muhammad order Killing Surrendered Jews of Banu Quraiza and Khaybar?  A historical Analysis

In the post 9/11 era of this modern-world, Islamists around the globe are busy with ‘damage control utopia’ in order to correct the image of religion Islam. We all know that the nucleus of Islam are: Quran, Hadiths (Sunnah) supported by Islamic histories and biographies recorded by various famous Islamic scholars and historians.

What Mecca?

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History - Early History

A great tragedy of the Islamic control of our universities and political correctness plus the fear of extreme violence if anyone dares question the roots and claims of Islam is ...that nobody dares question the roots and claims of Islam!!!  I want to stimulate interest and offer this summary of information on Mecca from (LINK) which discusses some problems with Muslim claims in a comparison of evidence supporting Islam/Christianity. 

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Yahweh or Hubal

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FlagThere is a very strongly entrenched view among majority of Westerners today that the three main monotheistic religions Judaism, Christianity and Islam share one common God and therefore despite the obvious differences, the core foundation of these three religions is the same. 

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