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Staggering Numbers of Women Converting to Islam
RadicalIslam ^ | March 12, 2013 | Abigail R. Esman

Posted on 03/13/2013 9:20:47 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota

The first thing the Dutch girl did once she’d converted to Islam was change her name – to Soumaya, she says, because “she was the first martyr. She was prepared to die for Allah.”

Soumaya, née Aphrodite, is one of a wave of tens of thousands of Westerners who convert to Islam every year, more than 75 percent of whom, astonishingly, are women. Equally surprising is the fact that most of these women gravitate to conservative Islamic groups – the more misogynistic and oppressive ones – insisting all the while that they feel “liberated” and “free.”

Reading through dozens of stories of such women, one can’t help but notice the similarities among them. All claim to have embraced Islam of their own free will; yet an overwhelming majority, like Soumaya (whose story was profiled in the Dutch newspaper Het Parool), converted only after dating (or wedding) a Muslim man, usually – interestingly enough – a Moroccan (even in countries like England, where Moroccans do not form the majority Muslim population).

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Strange that anyone would convert to a way of life so dramatically opposed to God.

But, I guess, once you stop believing in Christ you will believe anything?

1 posted on 03/13/2013 9:20:47 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Girls seem to gravitate to the bad boy or the one that treats them the worse.


2 posted on 03/13/2013 9:22:40 AM PDT by edcoil (Half of every class gratuates at the bottom, they are now politicians.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

There are probably 100s of thousands if not millions of women who just have to be living with a punk who beats them up constantly. Seems like living with a moose-lum denigrates, humiliates, and insults these women, so it fits right in. So, I’m not surprised at this “phenomenon.”


3 posted on 03/13/2013 9:23:25 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: edcoil

Exactly.


4 posted on 03/13/2013 9:23:42 AM PDT by MeganC (The left have so twisted public perceptions that the truth now appears pornographic.- SpaceBar)
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To: edcoil

The same girls tend to be into S&M too.


5 posted on 03/13/2013 9:24:12 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: LucianOfSamasota

I wonder if the %-age of woman jews in this scenario is approximately 0.00000%. Or thereabouts.


6 posted on 03/13/2013 9:25:05 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

I wonder how many of these women were raised without a father or strong male figure in the house? Very sad.


7 posted on 03/13/2013 9:25:32 AM PDT by MissTed ( Private Tagline - Do Not Read!)
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To: C210N

never forget replaced by never remember.


8 posted on 03/13/2013 9:25:57 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Wonderful. With that many beaten, bruised and ugly faces covered by a veil, we shall all be blessed.


9 posted on 03/13/2013 9:27:39 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

It’s like Islam is a cult... not a faith.

Of course there are always people who are so lost and pathetically ignorant that cults appeal to them.... it’s a way for them to ‘belong’ without qualifying.


10 posted on 03/13/2013 9:28:09 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
But, I guess, once you stop believing in Christ you will believe anything?

Or alternatively, once mainstream Christianity turns into a New Age, feel good entertainment hour where the message is that God loves you no matter what and you don't need to believe in or do much of anything, then people turn away from it and start believing in something else.

11 posted on 03/13/2013 9:28:46 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: edcoil
What a lovely fashion statement!

I wonder how much it will protect them the first time they are caught with an ankle uncovered or walking with a male who isn't their husband or relative.

12 posted on 03/13/2013 9:29:16 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
insisting all the while that they feel “liberated” and “free.”

Free of personal responsibility. Free from having to make choices. Freedom from liberty.

Hhmmm... Sounds like a Democrat.

13 posted on 03/13/2013 9:30:11 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

any female muslim has to be a masochist with a wish to get beheaded by her muslim male counterparts. What are muslim women promised when they go to Allha’s heaven?


14 posted on 03/13/2013 9:30:26 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: LucianOfSamasota

...although...I do feel women, in today’s western culture, are enslaved to a non-natural state. Feminism and PC are powerful tools that pressure women to “be a certain way”, convincing them that “sexual liberation” is actually liberating - instead it shackles them with the consequences.

Maybe some women innately reject this modern philosophy and are trying to find something different elsewhere. Unfortunately they found “different” in Islam, most likely without knowing where it’ll ultimately leave them.


15 posted on 03/13/2013 9:36:09 AM PDT by fuzzylogic (welfare state = sharing consequences of poor moral choices among everybody)
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To: SMARTY

It is a cult....a violent, murderous blood cult.


16 posted on 03/13/2013 9:36:43 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

A couple of thoughts:

1. Tens of thousands is not necessarily that large a number. Could be anywhere from 10K - 99K.
2. These women may be looking for a someone to tell them what to do. Modern society offers many choices and some people are not comfortable with that.
3. If they are overweight, it gives them an excuse to wear a tent (or otherwise cover up). It may also yield them a “husband”.


17 posted on 03/13/2013 9:38:16 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: drypowder
Do female converts have to get female circumcision? do they get their little wee nee cut off? like 95% of the baby girls? Muslime women are not to enjoy sex.
18 posted on 03/13/2013 9:38:31 AM PDT by BarbM (Portuguese Dog--Kenyan president)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
The Muslim freaks need more women so they can have their demon children..The Muslim women are being murdered after the monsters get done with them so now they are getting a fresh batch of morons..More than likely it is liberal women they are so ugly they can't get a white man..Getting a Muslim man that doesn't care what they look like since they get romantic with their animals anyway..the liberal women will be just fine..Just throw a hijab on their ugly faces../sarcasms
19 posted on 03/13/2013 9:38:48 AM PDT by PLD
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To: PLD

“Not Without My Daughter” should be required viewing for any woman considering marrying a Muzzie.


20 posted on 03/13/2013 9:39:43 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: MissTed

bingo

being hidden behind a burqa and veil provides some semblance of being “special”, “fragile” “protected” put on a pedestal, and “kept” by a man- expected to stay home and raise children

even if done by misogynists and pedophiles

no pressure there to be the breadwinner AND homemaker


21 posted on 03/13/2013 9:39:59 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: drypowder
"What are muslim women promised when they go to Allha’s heaven?"

Does the Koran even mention women in the context of going to heaven? I don't think so, but I could be wrong.

In contrast, Jesus broke Jewish custom to speak to the Samaritan woman at the well, and Scripture instructs men to love their wives as Christ loves the church. Yet leftwingers say Christianity is anti-woman.

22 posted on 03/13/2013 9:42:06 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: dfwgator

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZfO_A7mNVM

“Not Without My Daughter” on youtube.


23 posted on 03/13/2013 9:43:22 AM PDT by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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To: dfwgator

Amen sir. Post of the day.


24 posted on 03/13/2013 9:44:55 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

When they realize the plans these savages have for them it will be too late. They should have watched the video of what life is like for women under Taliban rule. Women will commit suicide to get out of the miserable life they are forced to live.


25 posted on 03/13/2013 9:47:59 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: dfwgator

I saw that and is something everyone should see..

Sally Field,plays the women that is kept against her will when her and her husbands went on vacation to his home land..

That was one good movie..I think it is on NETFLIX..


26 posted on 03/13/2013 9:48:35 AM PDT by PLD
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To: LucianOfSamasota
more than 75 percent of whom, astonishingly, are women

Why is that astonishing?

It is exactly what I, and what any other student of human nature, would expect.

27 posted on 03/13/2013 9:50:16 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Why would anyone join a world-domination hate group cleverly disguised as a religion?
They must hate themselves and everyone else.


28 posted on 03/13/2013 9:52:29 AM PDT by I want the USA back
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To: CatherineofAragon

Allah’s heaven. aks Paradise, is not like the Judeo/Christian Heaven. The Judeo/Christian Heaven holds all comers, allah’s only holds 72,000 according to Mohammad.


29 posted on 03/13/2013 9:53:22 AM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Maybe it’s the Noble Savage Syndrome.
A misguided theory that uncivilized barbarian savages are really just nice, cultured, kind, innocent, gentle people after all, and that they are misunderstood by eeevvviiiilllll White people because they have dark skin.


30 posted on 03/13/2013 9:54:09 AM PDT by I want the USA back
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To: LucianOfSamasota

My guess is they are looking for a “daddy” (father figure or “alpha male” if you will) to guide them and/or looking for some religion and way of life as a crutch to keep them on the straight and narrow.


31 posted on 03/13/2013 9:55:41 AM PDT by Nowhere Man (Whitey, I miss you so much. Take care, pretty girl. (4-15-2001 - 10-12-2012))
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Fun, fun, fun — until he takes the second wife.


32 posted on 03/13/2013 10:01:17 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (Liberalism: knowing you're better than everyone else because of your humility. -- Daniel Greenfield)
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To: PIF

Wow, 72,000. There’s a merciful god for you. /s


33 posted on 03/13/2013 10:02:12 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: Jim Noble
"more than 75 percent of whom, astonishingly, are women"

...It is exactly what I, and what any other student of human nature, would expect.


I'm starting to wonder why men ever gave women the vote. And I'm a woman.

34 posted on 03/13/2013 10:07:54 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (Liberalism: knowing you're better than everyone else because of your humility. -- Daniel Greenfield)
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To: Jim Noble

Women are the weak link emotionally and physically. If given the option of permanent protection where they don’t have to work, they will take it. It is no different than a woman who nags her husband to make more money, etc. while she stays at home eating chocolate and watching oprah. That was the norm for our culture for centuries. It no longer is. So women are naturally searching for it. Unfortunately, Islam provides the ‘perception’ of such but in reality it is much darker. Woe be to those women, may The Lord watch over them and open their eyes before it is too late.


35 posted on 03/13/2013 10:18:57 AM PDT by Deathtomarxists (qucker fivepenny nine and two leaves down the plug bucket)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

I read an article about this a few years back and the author stated that once you embrace Islam, you no longer have to think for yourself. Every thing in your life is decided for you.

She stated this was the reason why women converted, you no longer have the responsibility of thinking for yourself.

I guess some women like that.


36 posted on 03/13/2013 10:20:37 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
Most of the people who joined the People's Temple and followed Jim Jones and forced their children to drink poison Kool Aid were women.

Most of the followers of Charles Manson including the ones who stabbed 9 month pregnant Sharon Tate in the belly and killed her were women.

Women support Obama and the Democrat Party in much greater numbers than men.

37 posted on 03/13/2013 10:24:20 AM PDT by detective
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To: LucianOfSamasota

My one and only extended “up close and personal” brush with The Religion of Peace occurred during a 4 day visit to Dubai.I was amazed by how many women I saw that were covered from head to toe...many even covering their *entire* face except for thinner material over the eyes allow the woman to see (presumably).At a mall a family (man,woman and a couple of kids) sat next to me at a MacDonalds and I was wondering how the woman,*completely* covered,was going to eat.It turns out that when food was about to be consumed she lifted the fork to her mouth and flipped up a flap thus “exposing” her mouth for a *fraction* of a second,allowing the food to go in.I find that to be,in a way,very symbolic of just how inconsequential women are to believers in the ROP.


38 posted on 03/13/2013 10:25:20 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative ("Progressives" toss the word "racist" around like chimps toss their feces)
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To: detective

39 posted on 03/13/2013 10:26:29 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: fuzzylogic

They can’t handle God-given free will-that’s what leftist thinking has done to people-gave them “total liberty”, no societal constraints, no legal ones, nothing-but it’s too much for people-so they turn to the places where all their decisions are made and there are steep consequences here on earth for them-because people can no longer handle self-responsibility at the same time as not believing in eternal consequence.


40 posted on 03/13/2013 10:27:01 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
Because free will comes with difficult choices. It requires active participation. Effort. Life as protected property, or chattel is easier. No big decisions. No responsibilities. No makeup, driver license, or dieting. Nothing can ever be your fault because you don't make the hard decisions. And best of all, you're protected by a male relative everywhere you go outside the house. Simply submit. Surrender free will. Do as your husband commands. Say "yes" to the dress...
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41 posted on 03/13/2013 10:28:07 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

It sounds insane but some of these girls have zero idea what they’re getting into.

My husband and I were jaw-dropped when we overheard a clueless bubbly young southern girl wearing a headress (working at a Payless) talking to her fellow employee why she wanted to marry an Islamic guy. She was listing the three things he insisted on before marriage (didn’t hear #1)

#2 was him going out, no questions asked, whenever—to spend time “with the guys”—”and I said, sure, like, I like spending time with like my friends, too, so like that was no problem!” she said.

#3 was when they have kids, that the kids would go every summer to stay with his family in the Middle East(!), which she expressed something like “—and I said, sure, the kids ought to get to know their grandparents, y’know, like I used to stay with my grandparents back in the summer..”

(oh yeah, hey legit American citizens, spend time with Uncle Muhammed learning how to be a terrorist /suicide bomber!)

We went out of the Payless, our heads spinning. What should anyone say or do overhearing someone this ignorant in a situation like this? We should have said something, but we were dumbfounded!


42 posted on 03/13/2013 10:28:13 AM PDT by Southern Magnolia
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Yes, humans invariably desire to be taken to task.


43 posted on 03/13/2013 10:29:44 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: edcoil

I’m wondering if it is because they can’t handle the way women are treated as sex symbols in today’s society. Maybe they view men as a protector in that society.

It’s sad.


44 posted on 03/13/2013 10:36:03 AM PDT by luckystarmom
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To: fuzzylogic

This is what I was thinking,but you state it much more eloquently.


45 posted on 03/13/2013 10:38:16 AM PDT by luckystarmom
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To: LucianOfSamasota
If Western men would stop being such p***ies maybe women would feel safer around them instead of always wondering if the metrosexual is going to run away and leave them to get raped or die at the hands of a stranger.

Women like strong men, or at least brutality which can be mistaken for strength. American boys are being raised like the French of the early 20th century - feminized and taught to surrender/run away from bullies.

46 posted on 03/13/2013 10:39:52 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: MissTed

To borrow a quote from a book from C.J. Cherryth, if your culture does not provide for a basic need of a people, they will be seduced by the first culture that does.
Women who want to get married to a man who will protect and provide, to stay home and have children, are demonized by secularists. Women who want the traditional husband and stay at home mother model have trouble finding a man who will do this, because their western counterparts want to shack up or even live off her income. So she falls for a Muslim man who promises what she wants, but she doesn’t realize that it is a dramatic step down from the 1800s-1950s family model.


47 posted on 03/13/2013 11:05:47 AM PDT by tbw2
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To: PIF
Allah’s heaven. aka Paradise, is not like the Judeo/Christian Heaven. The Judeo/Christian Heaven holds all comers, Allah’s only holds 72,000 according to Mohammad. Interesting…it would seem to me that if this is their belief, most jihadis are killing themselves for nothing.

Remember that being a martyr, per the Quran, guarantees you a spot in the Muslim version of paradise. Now someone must help me on the current tally, but I’m pretty sure that the 72,000th Muslim to die a martyr, did so quite a few years ago.

So how does this work? Do new martyrs displace old martyrs? Does a martyr with a higher body count of infidels slain, displace a martyr with a lower body count?

Inquiring minds want to know.

How people give this cult moral and logical relevance is beyond me.

48 posted on 03/13/2013 11:09:57 AM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Consider the advantages:

- Quit blowing thousands of bucks a year on a wardrobe. Just a couple of basic burquas in black and black will suffice.

- With those there’s no reason to ask anyone “Does this make me look fat?”

- No need to stress over guys on construction sites ogling you....because you know they won’t be.

- Odds that somebody will slip a roofie into your drink drop to zero.

- Good chance that you’ll be able to share the housework with three other wives.


49 posted on 03/13/2013 11:21:30 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: LucianOfSamasota

It’s better than being gang raped and terrorized by the neighbors.


50 posted on 03/13/2013 3:18:17 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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