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New York Times Hits “Disturbing Trend” of Seeing Islam as “Not a Religion”
Jihad Watch ^ | September 27th 2018 | Robert Spencer

Posted on 09/28/2018 1:35:31 AM PDT by Jacquerie

Merriam Webster defines “religion” as “a personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs, and practices.” Islam certainly qualifies as a religion by that definition. Religions profess to connect human beings to the divine. Islam professes to do that. At the same time, however, it is also a political system that is authoritarian, supremacist, discriminatory, expansionist, violent, and aggressive.

In reality, Islamic law’s political aspects contradict Constitutional principles and American freedoms in numerous particulars, including its denial of the freedom of speech, the institutionalized discrimination against women, non-Muslims, and other groups, its death penalty for apostasy from Islam and for homosexual activity, and more. At a certain point there is going to have to be a national discussion about whether religious freedom grants Muslims the right to break other laws, or whether the aspects of Sharia that contradict American law are unwelcome in the United States. Asma T. Uddin and the New York Times are trying to foreclose upon that discussion by muddling the issue.

Islam has always been political. Its political aspect has always been considered intrinsic to its nature.

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TOPICS: Religion
KEYWORDS: constitution; islam; sharia
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The problem of bloody islam in America remains. I say it deserves no 1st Amendment Protection.
1 posted on 09/28/2018 1:35:31 AM PDT by Jacquerie
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To: Jacquerie

It’s a Satanic political totalitarian death cult whose adherents are commanded to lie that it is peaceful, and if they are disbelieved, they will murder you. It is the very enemy of humanity and civilization (and why the Democrats, their junior partner in evil, love it and defend it so).


2 posted on 09/28/2018 1:41:57 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj ("It's Slappin' Time !")
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To: fieldmarshaldj

In my opinion religion should be defined as a system of believes with the stated goal uplifting humankind . This would negate the positions of Islam and Satanism .


3 posted on 09/28/2018 1:49:07 AM PDT by Therapsid (eagan)
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To: Jacquerie

>>Merriam Webster defines “religion” as “a personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs, and practices.” Islam certainly qualifies as a religion by that definition.

Communism is a religion to the Left. Socialist Utopia. One world governance. Nowhere to run.


4 posted on 09/28/2018 1:49:40 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Denounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Committee)
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To: Jacquerie

As crazy as it seems, practically all publicly-traded U.S. companies have bought into “diversity” and “tolerance”, ostensibly to keep what they see as “market share” wherever their products are sold. But I believe the real reason is fear of being sued for “discrimination”. The Islamic lobby is tapping into the fear of lawsuits and the fear of being labeled “Islamophobic” as an offensive to radicalize America and replace the Constitution with Sharia law. As employees of these corporations we are constantly bombarded by upper management with the mantra to “respect differences”. It’s in all of the corporate PR they throw at you. It’s ubiquitous. Not only is the camel’s nose under the tent, but the whole damned head has made it’s way in.


5 posted on 09/28/2018 1:52:12 AM PDT by 4Runner
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To: Jacquerie

The majority of muslims in America are first generation immigrants. We’ve imported it. They are here to colonize the West, not to integrate or because they love the American way of life. Seditionists.

Prior to the influx of foreign funded “refugees”, many “muslims” in America were black separatists of the Nation of Islam which muslims in other countries will tell you is not real Islam.


6 posted on 09/28/2018 1:52:46 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Denounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Committee)
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To: 4Runner

>> But I believe the real reason is fear of being sued for “discrimination”.

2 things at play, infiltration into the HR departments for 20 years (requiring employees to undergo political re-education programs annually for “compliance”) and shakedown hustles by playas like Al Sharpton.

Corporations went liberal and then hard left a generation ago. The heirs of the empires don’t care if they run them into the ground.


7 posted on 09/28/2018 1:56:08 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Denounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Committee)
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To: Jacquerie

It’s clearly a sociopolitical construct. They can pray as much as they want to, but they have to discard the rest of the baggage to integrate with the rest of the population rather than be regarded as an infestation.


8 posted on 09/28/2018 1:58:14 AM PDT by Silentgypsy ( “If you'r!ot part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.”__Scorpion)
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To: Jacquerie
Oh, ISLAM is a religion OK, it is the religion of pedophiles, the religion of abortion induced by punching and kicking, the religion of euthanasia, rape, slavery, lying, cheatin and the Democrats.


9 posted on 09/28/2018 2:00:26 AM PDT by Bob Celeste
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To: Jacquerie

“At a certain point there is going to have to be a national discussion about whether religious freedom grants Muslims the right to break other laws, or whether the aspects of Sharia that contradict American law are unwelcome in the United States.”

Bullcrap.

At a certain point - NOW! -there needs to be a national resolve to either deport or kill all muslims in the US, and dozens of other countries. Once they hit 10-12% of the population, that country is over. Germany, UK etc are nearly gone.

The filth called islam (spit) is far worse than Nazism and Japan’s Bushido codes.


10 posted on 09/28/2018 2:00:36 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.)
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To: Jacquerie

%÷#^&_%/ the New York Times.

Islam is a political and social ideology.


11 posted on 09/28/2018 2:23:44 AM PDT by ZULU (MAGA)
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To: Jacquerie

It’s a political system. A very, very evil one.


12 posted on 09/28/2018 2:29:56 AM PDT by Bullish (My tagline ran off with another man.)
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To: Jacquerie

Nothing religious about “Kill all the Christians and Jews”, “Submit or Die”.


13 posted on 09/28/2018 2:51:03 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Jacquerie

Islam is not merely a religion. It is a way of life. It is a socio-political system masquerading as a religion. Its entire raison d’etre is to supplant existing socio-political systems AND religions and replace them with Islamic authoritarianism.

The centuries-old separation of Church and State that defines the Western psyche is something anathema to Islam, and likewise the all-encompassing “lifestyle” of Islam is not something that Westerners easily comprehend. Islam and Democracy cannot coexist, and Islam makes this clear.


14 posted on 09/28/2018 2:57:07 AM PDT by EURASLEEP (The EU is Crashing and They're Asleep at the Wheel)
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To: Jacquerie

Islam is total forced dominance nothing less


15 posted on 09/28/2018 3:21:50 AM PDT by okie 54
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To: Jacquerie

“Islam has always been political. Its political aspect has always been considered intrinsic to its nature.”


Before Islam became political, it was violent and murderous - led by Mohammad who personally beheaded 400 captives. A religion of murder, a religion of death, which loves death as westerners love life.


16 posted on 09/28/2018 3:25:01 AM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: Jacquerie

It’s a political system with a thin coating of religion to give it the power to motivate its adherents to blow themselves up.


17 posted on 09/28/2018 3:49:52 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: a fool in paradise

The majority of muslims in America are first generation immigrants. We’ve imported it. They are here to colonize the West, not to integrate or because they love the American way of life. Seditionists.
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Exactly. Their ultimate goal is to ‘fundamentally transform’ America.
( where did we hear that before)


18 posted on 09/28/2018 4:00:33 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Islam is a scam created by a degenerate, to give him license to indulge his perversions. Nothing more.


19 posted on 09/28/2018 4:05:10 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (Life is about ass, you're either covering, hauling, laughing, kicking, kissing, or behaving like one)
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To: Jacquerie

It is a violent world-expansionist political movement designed to force the entire world to accept one religion.


20 posted on 09/28/2018 4:11:02 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Cynicism is the only refuge in a world that is determined to eliminate itself.)
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