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What do devout Muslims believe? I am not an expert on Muslims or the Koran. It appears that neither the media nor the government is expert on these things either. Come to your own conclusions about whether terrorists are an extremist minority of Muslims who have twisted Muslim beliefs or if terrorists are the inevitable result of Muslim beliefs.

I have access to two differing English copies of the Muslim Holy book, the Koran. I do not know which translation is more accurate. I do not know why the numbering of some verses is different in each copy. I do not know why one translation refers to the verses as Surah and the other refers to the verses as Koran. There are many obvious contradictions in the Koran and in the lives and actions of Muslims. It is logical to me that contradictions in the Koran would produce contradictions in the lives of devout Muslims. I will quote from both copies and put the most relevant (to me) portions in bold.

Surah 2:256: There is no compulsion in religion; truly the right way has become clearly distinct from error; therefore, whoever disbelieves in the Shaitan and believes in Allah, he indeed has laid hold on the firmest handle, which shall not break off, and Allah is Hearing, Knowing. Koran 2:255: There shall be no compulsion in religion. True guidance is now distinct from error. He that renounces idol-worship and puts his faith in God shall grasp a firm handle that will never break. God hears all and knows all.

Surah 3:28: Let not the believers take the unbelievers for friends rather than believers; and whoever does this, he shall have nothing of (the guardianship of) Allah, but you should guard yourselves against them, guarding carefully, and Allah makes you cautious of (retribution from) Himself; and to Allah is the eventual coming. Koran 3:28: Let believers not make friends with infidels in preference to the faithful . . . he that does this has nothing to hope for from God . . . except in self-defence. God admonishes you to fear Him: for to Him you shall all return.

Surah 4:34: Men are the maintainers of women because Allah has made some of them to excel others and because they spend out of their property, the good women are therefore obedient, guarding the unseen as Allah has guarded; and (as to) those on whose part you fear desertion, admonish them, and leave them alone in the sleeping places and beat them; then if they obey you, do not seek a way against them, surely Allah is High, Great. Koran 4:34: Men have authority over women because God has made the one superior to the other, and because they spend their wealth to maintain them. Good women are obedient. They guard their unseen parts because God has guarded them. As for those from whom you fear disobedience, admonish them and send them to beds apart and beat them. Then if they obey you, take no further action against them. God is high, supreme.

Surah 5:33-34: The punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His apostle and strive to make mischief in the land is only this, that they should be murdered or crucified or their hands and their feet should be cut off on opposite sides or they should be imprisoned; this shall be as a disgrace for them in this world, and in the hereafter they shall have a grievous chastisement. Except those who repent before you have them in your power; so know that Allah is Forgiving, Merciful. Koran 5:34: Those that make war against God and His apostle and spread disorder in the land shall be put to death or crucified or have their hands and feet cut off on alternate sides, or be banished from the country. They shall be held up to shame in this world and sternly punished in the hereafter: except those that repent before you reduce them. For you must know that God is forgiving and merciful.

Surah 5:51: O you who believe! do not take the Jews and the Christians for friends; they are friends of each other; and whoever amongst you takes them for a friend, then surely he is one of them; surely Allah does not guide the unjust people. Koran 5:51: Believers, take neither Jews nor Christians for your friends. They are friends with one another. Whoever of you seeks their friendship shall become one of their number, God does not guide the wrongdoers.

Surah 8:39: And fight with them until there is no more persecution and religion should be only for Allah, but if they desist, then surely Allah sees what they do. Koran 8:40: Make war on them until idolatry shall cease and God*s religion shall reign supreme. If they desist, God is cognizant of all their actions; but if they give no heed, know then that God will protect you. He is the noblest Helper and the noblest Protector.

Surah 8:59-60: And let not those who disbelieve think that they shall come in first; surely they will not escape. And prepare against them what force you can and horses tied at the frontier, to frighten thereby the enemy of Allah and your enemy and others besides them, whom you do not know (but) Allah knows them; and whatever thing you will spend in Allah*s way, it will be paid back to you fully and you shall not be dealt with unjustly. Koran 8:59-60: Let not the unbelievers think that they will ever get away. They have not the power to do so. Muster against them all the men and cavalry at your command, so that you may strike terror into the enemy of God and your enemy, and others besides them who are unknown to you but known to God. All that you give for the cause of God shall be repaid you. You shall not be wronged.

Surah 8:65: O Prophet! Urge the believers to war; if there are twenty patient ones of you they shall overcome two hundred, and if there are a hundred of you they shall overcome a thousand of those who disbelieve, because they are a people who do not understand. Koran 8:65: Prophet, rouse the faithful to arms. If there are twenty steadfast men among you, they shall vanquish two hundred, and if there are a hundred, they shall rout a thousand unbelievers, for they are devoid of understanding.

Sura 9:3b-4: . . . and announce painful punishment to those who disbelieve. Except those of the idolaters with whom you made an agreement, then they have not failed you in anything and have not backed up any one against you, ---so fulfill their agreement to the end of their term; surely Allah loves those who are careful (of their duty). Koran 9:4: Proclaim a woeful punishment to the unbelievers, except to those idolaters who have honoured their treaties with you in every detail and aided none against you. With these keep faith, until their treaties have run their term. God loves the righteous.

Surah 9:5: So when the sacred months have passed away, then slay the idolaters wherever you find them, and take them captives and besiege them and lie in wait for them in every ambush, then if they repent and keep up prayer and pay the poor-rate, leave their way free to them; surely Allah is Forgiving, Merciful. Koran 9:5: When the sacred months are over slay the idolaters wherever you find them. Arrest them, besiege them, and lie in ambush everywhere for them. If they repent and take to prayer and render the alms levy, allow them to go their way. God is forgiving and merciful.

Surah 9:29: Fight those who do not believe in Allah, nor in the latter day, nor do they prohibit what Allah and His Apostle have prohibited, nor follow the religion of truth, out of those who have been given the Book, until they pay the tax in acknowledgement of superiority and they are in a state of subjection. Koran 9:29: Fight against such of those to whom the Scriptures were given as believe neither in God nor the Last Day, who do not forbid what God and His apostle have forbidden, and do not embrace the truth Faith, until they pay tribute out of hand and are utterly subdued.

Wikipedia On The Meaning Of Taqiyya:

Within the Shia theological framework, [1] the concept of taqiyya (*fear, guard against*, also taghiyeh) [2] refers to a dispensation allowing believers to conceal their faith when under threat, persecution or compulsion. The concept of al-taqiyya can be defined thus: Concealing or disguising one*s beliefs, convictions, ideas, feelings, opinions, and/or strategies at a time of imminent danger, whether now or later in time, to save oneself from physical and/or mental injury. In political terms, it is used by critics of Islam to describe what they see as intentional concealment of Islamic doctrines in order to gain influence and deceive so-called enemies of Islam. A one-word translation would be dissimulation.

Al-Tabari*s famous tafsir (exegesis of the Koran) is a standard and authoritative reference work in the entire Muslim world. Regarding 3:28, he writes: If you [Muslims] are under their [infidels*] authority, fearing for yourselves, behave loyally to them, with your tongue, while harboring inner animosity for them. . . . Allah has forbidden believers from being friendly or on intimate terms with the infidels in place of believers . . . except when infidels are above them [in authority]. In such a scenario, let them act friendly towards them.

Regarding 3:28, Ibn Kathir (second in authority only to Tabari) writes, Whoever at any time or place fears their [infidels*] evil may protect himself through outward show. As proof of this, he quotes Muhammad*s close companion, Abu Darda, who said, Let us smile to the face of some people [non-Muslims] while our hearts curse them; another companion, al-Hassan, said, War and Peace - and Deceit - in Islam by Raymond Ibrahim /Pajamas Media February 12, 2009

Shia authority, Ayatollah Sistani describes the concept of taqiyya as follows: 1) Taqiyah is done for safety reasons. For example, a person fears that he might be killed or harmed, if he does not observe Taqiyah. In this case, it is obligatory to observe Taqiyah. 2) Reconciliatory Taqiyah. This type of Taqiyah is done when a person intends to reconcile with the other side or when he intends to soften their hearts. This kind of Taqiyah is permissible but not obligatory. 3) Sometimes, Taqiyah may cause a more important obligation to be lost or missed, if so it is forbidden. For example, when I know that silence would cause oppression and infidelity to spread and will make people go astray, in such a situation it is not permissible to be silent and to dissimulate. 4) Sometimes, Taqiyah may lead to the death of an innocent person. If so, it is not permissible. It is therefore haram (forbidden) to kill a human being to save your own life.

The taqiyya doctrine is based on this sura from Qur*an 3:28: Let not the believers take for friends or helpers unbelievers rather than believers. If any do that, in nothing will there be help from Allah; except by way of precaution, that ye may guard yourselves from them.

Sunni commentator Ibn Kathir explained that believers that fear for their safety from the unbelievers... are allowed to show friendship to the unbelievers outwardly, but never inwardly.

According to Shia scholar Muhammad Husain Jafari Sahiwal, Shi*ism would not have spread if it wasn*t for taqqiya. (Referring to instances where Shiites have been ruthlessly persecuted by the Sunni political elite, during the Umayyad and Abbasid empires.)

Quote from the Hagitha: (oral tradition)

Whoever changes his religion, kill him.

From an MSNBC report:

Pictures of suicide bombers decorate many mosques.

Bob Russell:

160,000 Christians per year are killed in Muslim countries. In 1968 Bobby Kennedy was shot and killed by a Muslim male extremist. In 1972 at the Munich Olympics, athletes were kidnapped and massacred by Muslim male extremists. In 1979, the US embassy in Iran was taken over by Muslim male extremists. During the 1980*s a number of Americans were kidnapped in Lebanon by Muslim male extremists. In 1983, the US Marine barracks in Beirut was blown up by Muslim male extremists. In 1985 the cruise ship Achille Lauro was hijacked and a 70 year old American passenger was murdered and thrown overboard in his wheelchair by Muslim male extremists. In 1985 TWA flight 847 was hijacked at Athens, and a US Navy diver trying to rescue passengers was murdered by Muslim male extremists. In 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 was bombed by Muslim male extremists. In 1993 the World Trade Center was bombed the first time by Muslim male extremists. In 1998, the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were bombed by Muslim male extremists. On 9/11/01 four airliners were hijacked; two were used as missiles to take out the World Trade Centers and of the remaining two, one crashed into the US Pentagon and the other was diverted and crashed by the passengers. Thousands of people were killed by Muslim male extremists. News reports showed hundreds of thousands of Muslims cheering those events. In 2002 reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped and murdered by Muslim male extremists. In 2009 13 were killed at Fort Hood by a Devout Muslim.

So many thousands have been murdered by suicide bombers around the world that the reports have become routine rather than shocking.

Excerpts from Dr. Peter Hammond*s book: Slavery, Terrorism and Islam: The Historical Roots and Contemporary Threat

Islamization begins when there are sufficient Muslims in a country to agitate for their religious privileges.

When politically correct, tolerant, and culturally diverse societies agree to Muslim demands for their religious privileges, some of the other components tend to creep in as well.

Here*s how it works: As long as the Muslim population remains around or under 2% in any given country they will be for the most part be regarded as a peace-loving minority, and not as a threat to other citizens. This is the case in The United States -- Muslim 0.6%, Australia -- Muslim 1.5%, Canada -- Muslim 1.9%, China -- Muslim 1.8%, Italy -- Muslim 1.5%, Norway -- Muslim 1.8%.

At 2% to 5%, they begin to proselytize from other ethnic minorities and disaffected groups, often with major recruiting from the jails and among street gangs. This is happening in Denmark -- Muslim 2%, Germany -- Muslim 3.7%, United Kingdom -- Muslim 2.7%, Spain -- Muslim 4%, Thailand -- Muslim 4.6%.

From 5% on, they exercise an inordinate influence in proportion to their percentage of the population. For example, they will push for the introduction of halal (clean by Islamic standards) food, thereby securing food preparation jobs for Muslims. They will increase pressure on supermarket chains to feature halal on their shelves -- along with threats for failure to comply. This is occurring in France -- Muslim 8%, Philippines -- 5%, Sweden -- Muslim 5%, Switzerland -- Muslim 4.3%, The Netherlands -- Muslim 5.5%, Trinidad & Tobago -- Muslim 5.8%.

At this point, they will work to get the ruling government to allow them to rule themselves (within their ghettos) under Sharia, the Islamic Law. The ultimate goal of Islamists is to establish Sharia law over the entire world. When Muslims approach 10% of the population, they tend to increase lawlessness as a means of complaint about their conditions. In Paris we are already seeing car-burnings. Any non-Muslim action offends Islam, and results in uprisings and threats, such as in Amsterdam, with opposition to Mohammed cartoons and films about Islam. Such tensions are seen daily, particularly in Muslim sections, in Guyana -- Muslim 10%, India -- Muslim 13.4%, Israel -- Muslim 16%, Kenya -- Muslim 10%, Russia -- Muslim 15%.

After reaching 20%, nations can expect hair-trigger rioting, jihad militia formations, sporadic killings, and the burnings of Christian churches and Jewish synagogues, such as in Ethiopia -- Muslim 32.8%.

At 40%, nations experience widespread massacres, chronic terror attacks, and ongoing militia warfare, such as in Bosnia -- Muslim 40%, Chad -- Muslim 53.1%, Lebanon -- Muslim 59.7%.

From 60%, nations experience unfettered persecution of nonbelievers of all other religions (including nonconforming Muslims), sporadic ethnic cleansing (genocide), use of Sharia Law as a weapon, and Jizya, the tax placed on infidels, such as in Albania -- Muslim 70%, Malaysia -- Muslim 60.4%, Qatar -- Muslim 77.5%, Sudan -- Muslim 70%.

After 80%, expect daily intimidation and violent jihad, some State-run ethnic cleansing, and even some genocide, as these nations drive out the infidels, and move toward 100% Muslim, such as has been experienced and in some ways is ongoing in Bangladesh -- Muslim 83%, Egypt -- Muslim 90%, Gaza -- Muslim 98.7%, Indonesia -- Muslim 86.1%, Iran -- Muslim 98%, Iraq -- Muslim 97%, Jordan -- Muslim 92%, Morocco -- Muslim 98.7%, Pakistan -- Muslim 97%, Palestine -- Muslim 99%, Syria -- Muslim 90%, Tajikistan -- Muslim 90%, Turkey -- Muslim 99.8%, United Arab Emirates -- Muslim 96%.

100% will usher in the peace of *Dar-es-Salaam* -- the Islamic House of Peace. Here there*s supposed to be peace, because everybody is a Muslim, the Madrasses are the only schools, and the Koran is the only word, such as in Afghanistan -- Muslim 100%, Saudi Arabia -- Muslim 100%, Somalia -- Muslim 100%, Yemen -- Muslim 100%.

Unfortunately, peace is never achieved, as in these 100% states the most radical Muslims intimidate and spew hatred, and satisfy their blood lust by killing less radical Muslims, for a variety of reasons.

*Before I was nine I had learned the basic canon of Arab life. It was me against my brother; me and my brother against our father; my family against my cousins and the clan; the clan against the tribe; the tribe against the world, and all of us against the infidel. --- Leon Uris, *The Haj*

Note: It appears that the descendants of Ishmael have simply inherited the characteristics of their patriarch prophesied in the Bible.

Genesis 16:11-12: And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael; because the LORD hath heard thy affliction. And he will be a wild man; his hand will be against every man, and every man*s hand against him; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.

More quotes from Slavery, Terrorism and Islam: ---

It is important to understand that in some countries, with well under 100% Muslim populations, such as France, the minority Muslim populations live in ghettos, within which they are 100% Muslim, and within which they live by Sharia Law. The national police do not even enter these ghettos. There are no national courts, nor schools, nor non-Muslim religious facilities. In such situations, Muslims do not integrate into the community at large. The children attend madrasses. They learn only the Koran. To even associate with an infidel is a crime punishable with death. Therefore, in some areas of certain nations, Muslim Imams and extremists exercise more power than the national average would indicate.

Here in the USA we are letting the fox guard the hen house. The President has appointed two devout Muslims to homeland security posts. Obama and Janet Napolitano have appointed Arif Alikhan, a devout Muslim, to be Assistant Secretary for Policy Development. DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano swore-in Kareem Shora, a devout Muslim, who was born in Damascus, Syria as ADC National Executive Director as a member of the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC).

NOTE: Has anyone ever heard a new government official being identified as a devout Catholic, a devout Jew or a devout Protestant?

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