Origins of hateThis will be a short post debunking that Islam is a Religion of Peace. I will use news sources and the Quran and Haditha itself. I will also connect recent events to losses and victories of the past.
Surah Al-Baqara: (2:190 - 193)
And slay them wherever ye find them, and drive them out of the places whence they drove you out, for persecution is worse than slaughter. And fight not with them at the Inviolable Place of Worship until they first attack you there, but if they attack you (there) then slay them. Such is the reward of disbelievers. (191) But if they desist, then lo! Allah is Forgiving, Merciful. (192) And fight them until persecution is no more, and religion is for Allah. But if they desist, then let there be no hostility except against wrong-doers. (193) The forbidden month for the forbidden month, and forbidden things in retaliation. And one who attacketh you, attack him in like manner as he attacked you. Observe your duty to Allah, and know that Allah is with those who ward off (evil).This (is one of many) sections in the Quran that advocate violence against the non-believer. The Taqiyya (lying is allowed for jihad) espousing Muslim will say they must be attacked first. Does that mean physically attacked? Nope wrote a man Rushdie wrote a controversial book called the "Satanic Verses". A book actually attacking western Capitalism (called "Materialism"), was seen as an attack on Islam.
The response from Muslims was to declare a fatwa (death sentence) against Rushdie. This isn't the only time that "speech against Islam" was declared an attack on Islam. The infamous bomb turban Mohammed was also seen as a direct attack against Islam. The result was justified violence against infidels.
Timur Lane, the ultimate barbarian
Timur was a descendant of Ghengis Khan and a muslim. Those two things combined into making Timur Lane the world's first mass murderer. In an interesting historical irony, Ghengis Khan allied with the Knights Templar against Islam, as he too saw them as dangerous.
Timur built his kingdom in what is present day Turkey, Iraq and Iran. The extent of his Tyranny even went into India. His conquests killed 17 million people, a claim Wikipedia states with skepticism, but it's a number I think is on the low side. This evil tyrant built pyramids of skulls, out of the infidels he slain.
How is that connected to modern times? The parents of the Boston bomber so revered this mass murderer, they named one of their sons after him. What would you think if some white family named their child Adolph?
That's precisely what they did, but that's what every muslim does. Mohammed was also a mass murderer, and every Muslim understands what Mohammed did.
As I said in the intro, this was meant to be a primer, far from complete, and far from a book (which could easily be compiled) on the subject. I didn't get a change to go into Honor Killings, Islam's real life apartheid, their child and sex slaves, their bestiality problem, etc.
Which topic on Islam should I cover next?