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Old 12-30-2016, 08:32 AM
 
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An FBI report shows that only a small percentage of terrorist attacks carried out on U.S. soil between were perpetrated by Muslims. Approximately 2.5% of all terrorist attacks on U.S. soil between 1970 and 2012 were carried out by Muslims.* This is a tiny proportion of all attacks. 4.9% were carried out by Jewish groups such as Jewish Armed Resistance, the Jewish Defense League, Jewish Action Movement, United Jewish Underground and Thunder of Zion. This is almost twice the percentage of Islamic attacks within the United States. If we look at worldwide attacks instead of just attacks on U.S. soil Sunni Muslims are the main perpetrators of terrorism. However: 1. Muslims are also the main victims of terror attacks worldwide; and 2. the U.S. backs the most radical types of Sunnis over more moderate Muslims and Arab secularists.)

(http://www.globalresearch.ca/non-mus...merica/5333619)

 
Old 12-30-2016, 08:36 AM
 
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It can be summed up pretty well by this line in the Song "Kill the Beast", from Disney's Beauty and the Beast:

"We don't like/
what we don't/
understand, in fact it scares us..."
 
Old 12-30-2016, 09:21 AM
 
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It can be summed up pretty well by this line in the Song "Kill the Beast", from Disney's Beauty and the Beast:

"We don't like/
what we don't/
understand, in fact it scares us..."
This.

There are significant geopolitical changes going on now in the Muslim world. Those changes have brought about terrorism in to the region the last 100 years... some of those terrorist groups were Jewish, Christian, Communist, Nationalist and yes, Islamist.
 
Old 12-30-2016, 09:21 PM
 
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An FBI report shows that only a small percentage of terrorist attacks carried out on U.S. soil between were perpetrated by Muslims. Approximately 2.5% of all terrorist attacks on U.S. soil between 1970 and 2012 were carried out by Muslims.* This is a tiny proportion of all attacks. 4.9% were carried out by Jewish groups such as Jewish Armed Resistance, the Jewish Defense League, Jewish Action Movement, United Jewish Underground and Thunder of Zion. This is almost twice the percentage of Islamic attacks within the United States. If we look at worldwide attacks instead of just attacks on U.S. soil Sunni Muslims are the main perpetrators of terrorism. However: 1. Muslims are also the main victims of terror attacks worldwide; and 2. the U.S. backs the most radical types of Sunnis over more moderate Muslims and Arab secularists.)

(http://www.globalresearch.ca/non-mus...merica/5333619)
There are people who think 'All Muslims are terrorist' but that is failed logic, i.e. the fallacy of hasty generalization.

The fallacy of hasty generalization is due to an inborn instinct [necessary in some instances] and as such it is easily a habit for 99% of people.
I don't think any one can claim they have never commit such a fallacy in their life?
Any one?

Most people who has habituated such an instinctual fallacy actually do not mean what they imply in their statements.
Therefore people who heard such habituated generalized statements should also consider people generally do not mean "all" when they generalized.

The fallacy of hasty generalization is OK with non sensitive issues.
But when it comes to sensitive issues especially those related to religion, race and the likes, it is imperative that hasty generalization should be avoided at all costs.
This is why I always use SOME [not all] Muslims and part [not whole of Islam] when discussing issues related to especially Islam. This is because Islam [partly not wholly] do thin down the skin of SOME [not all] Muslim and also lower their self-esteem.

Why the terrible fears of the potential threats from Islam [partly not wholly] and by SOME [not all Muslims] is because the threat is wide and extensive.

Most of the evils and violence that are committed in the present [obviously they must be dealt with] are very localized. For example if there are minor physical injuries to certain parts of the human body, e.g. legs, arms or body, these must be attended to but they do not pose serious worries.
But if there is a serious viral infection [Ebola, HIV] that threaten the whole self, then it MUST be given serious attention.

The examples of localized evils and violence are like the drugs cartels, Jewish violence, Myanmar Buddhists, gangs, etc. and their grip are not on a worldwide basis. Gangs [yakuza] in Japan do not share the same constitution and allegiance with drug cartels in Mexico or mafias in Italy and US.

What is significant with the terrors and threats from Islam [partly not wholly] is its extensive influence on any one who read the same Quran anywhere in the world. Whenever there is any real or perceived issues with Islam [part] and Muslims [some], there will be SOME Muslims around the world going into a frenzy mob and killing non-Muslims. Note the cartoon case. At present all infidels are in a state of potential threat to be killed if one in the wrong place and wrong time anywhere in the World where there are SOME Muslims present or have intruded into a place to harm infidels.

The above reason of the real threats is why the instinct of hasty generalization kick it for most and it is a very necessary impulse as nature has programmed it to be.
If one were to be in the lions territory in the African savanah, one has to assume all lions seen are potential killers as a survival thought.
While the impulse is natural, humans must nevertheless control such impulse and do not simply blurt it out like a loose canon [Trump is one example]. In such a case it is necessary to qualify the Islam and Muslim variables with SOME, not all, partly, not wholly and whatever is necessary to modulate the meaning of one's statement.

So, on the issue of "Why do people think all Muslims are terrorists?" one must understand and deal with proper logic and critical thinking first.
 
Old 12-31-2016, 02:20 PM
 
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An FBI report shows that only a small percentage of terrorist attacks carried out on U.S. soil between were perpetrated by Muslims. Approximately 2.5% of all terrorist attacks on U.S. soil between 1970 and 2012 were carried out by Muslims.* This is a tiny proportion of all attacks. 4.9% were carried out by Jewish groups such as Jewish Armed Resistance, the Jewish Defense League, Jewish Action Movement, United Jewish Underground and Thunder of Zion. This is almost twice the percentage of Islamic attacks within the United States. If we look at worldwide attacks instead of just attacks on U.S. soil Sunni Muslims are the main perpetrators of terrorism. However: 1. Muslims are also the main victims of terror attacks worldwide; and 2. the U.S. backs the most radical types of Sunnis over more moderate Muslims and Arab secularists.)

(http://www.globalresearch.ca/non-mus...merica/5333619)
The real reasons why people think all Muslims are terrorists are as follows:

(1) Most people do not know that all Muslims are not terrorists

(2) Politicians used to call terrorism by some Muslims, "Islamic terrorism". Only Muslims are Islamic.

(2) Crimes of Jewish terrorist, Christian terrorist or Norwegian terrorist are not crimes of terrorism but labeled as hate crime by the western media and politicians. The word "terrorist" is reserved for a Muslim. This is how people are brainwashed to believe that perhaps all Muslims are terrorists

(3) People do not know the difference between terrorism by a Muslim and terrorism by a non-Muslim. They think that terrorism is done only by Muslims.

(4) People do not know that acts of terrorism are not "Islamic". "Islamic" means something complying with the principles/tenets of Islam. Killing peaceful people, of any religion, is not "Islamic".

(5) Most people do not know that the Qur'aan is against killing of peaceful people regardless of religion. Terrorists kill even Muslim school children. This is never "Islamic" terrorism.

(6) People have very little knowledge of the contents of the Qur'aan. This also goes for most terrorists who are called Muslim terrorists.

(7) People do not know that roots of terrorism are in politics rather than religion. No religion teaches to kill peaceful people. Terrorism is reaction to certain political actions.

(8) Most terrorists claim to be Sunnis but most Sunnis do not understand the Qur'aan.

(9) Most people do not know if a person is saying that he is a Muslim, is a Muslim or not.

(10) If a Muslim drinks alcohol, takes drugs, have sex with prostitutes before doing a terrorist act, it is certain that he either does not understand what is in the Qur'aan or he has given up on Islam.

There are other reasons for terrorism, none related to him being a Muslim. Therefore, the answer to the OP question is that ignorance is the main reason people think all Muslims are terrorist. Ignorance is also the main reason that a Muslim will become a terrorist. They get brainwashed in ignorance. Politicians know very well how such radicalization works but they will not tell you how they radicalize the masses to think that all Muslims are terrorists without saying so literally.
 
Old 01-01-2017, 04:42 AM
 
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even my gramma came to know that fanatic Muslim were aroused and attracted by secret depts to do such stupid acts. really the hidden groups benefit from such acts ( Media, weapons and Political agenda won't last for long without ) spicy attacks.
 
Old 01-01-2017, 07:07 AM
 
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Not every citizen can be a warrior/soldier but most citizens can in some way support the soldier. While not every Muslims is a terrorist or a soldier for Allah, there are far too many who provide some form of support to those who are terrorist. The support can be money, food, munitions, technical training, online service, medical support, shelter to hide from authorities, recruitment, indoctrination to the terrorist ideals, and many other ways. Without the internet, Muslims would only be exposed to their local mosque and family education. With the internet, the worst of Islam can be shared to the most vulnerable minds even while their parents remain in the dark of their son or daughter being converted to this form of Islam. The signs will be seen but not recognized until it's too late. There's also the export of such ideal with Islamic schools receiving materials and educators from hardline Islamic countries like Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

So no, not all Muslims are terrorist, but no one knows for sure how many knowingly provide support for Islamic terrorist.
 
Old 01-01-2017, 07:17 AM
 
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It can be summed up pretty well by this line in the Song "Kill the Beast", from Disney's Beauty and the Beast:

"We don't like/
what we don't/
understand, in fact it scares us..."
Exactly. Americans think of 9/11. Hardly any of them personally know one Muslim person, so they assume all of them are terrorists. Just like Christians, Buddhists, or Hindus, the majority of them are regular people who do average things every day. We just don't hear about them because they are as boring as we are.

Consider the news. What do we hear about in the news? Events that are newsworthy; it other words, things that are unusual and don't happen every day. We don't hear about how Mr. Mohammed went to work for nine hours, Mrs. Mohammed picked up the kids after school, and they ate dinner together in the evening, because it's not interesting. Millions of American Muslims do things like that every day, just like we do.

I am shocked by the anti-Muslim sentiments expressed here and everywhere else and even more shocked by how accepted they are. Somehow it's OK to hate them because a tiny percentage of them committed violent acts against Americans. If it were any other minority group here, citizens would be ostracized for having such beliefs.
 
Old 01-01-2017, 08:02 AM
 
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Not every citizen can be a warrior/soldier but most citizens can in some way support the soldier.
That is the exact line of the terrorists; most citizens pay taxes that buy or help create bombs that are used in Iraq and Syria to kill Muslims there. This is how all are blamed by the terrorists just as you would blame those imagined Muslims in the background.

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While not every Muslims is a terrorist or a soldier for Allah, there are far too many who provide some form of support to those who are terrorist.
Don't point it to only the Muslims; most armed in terrorist hands come from those who are fighting the terrorists. They are sold for money that helps the economies. It is part of your GDP.

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The support can be money, food, munitions, technical training, online service, medical support, shelter to hide from authorities, recruitment, indoctrination to the terrorist ideals, and many other ways.
Al-Qaida is a product of CIA. CIA armed the organization to fight the Russians in Afghanistan. Many of those members then became Taliban. Saddam was armed to fight Iran.

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Without the internet, Muslims would only be exposed to their local mosque and family education.
Muslims did not create internet. It was given to them by guess who.

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With the internet, the worst of Islam can be shared to the most vulnerable minds even while their parents remain in the dark of their son or daughter being converted to this form of Islam.
Islam is not a secret code. The Qur'aan has been here for 1400 years for all to read. The "worst of Islam" is only that which you learn from politicians, western media gurus and the terrorists. Nothing else exists about Islam for you.

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The signs will be seen but not recognized until it's too late. There's also the export of such ideal with Islamic schools receiving materials and educators from hardline Islamic countries like Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
Both countries are receiving arms from the West. Pakistan gets more money than others from the West for education in the country. Secretly, it is to arm the terrorists so that Pakistan then buys more arms from the West to fight those terrorists. The merry-go-round carries on. The only people who benefit from all this is those who sell arms in the West, Russia and China.

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So no, not all Muslims are terrorist, but no one knows for sure how many knowingly provide support for Islamic terrorist.
So no, not all Muslims are terrorist, but no one knows for sure how many provide support with arms and money from the West for terrorist who are not even Islamic.
 
Old 01-01-2017, 08:46 AM
 
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That is the exact line of the terrorists; most citizens pay taxes that buy or help create bombs that are used in Iraq and Syria to kill Muslims there. This is how all are blamed by the terrorists just as you would blame those imagined Muslims in the background.

Don't point it to only the Muslims; most armed in terrorist hands come from those who are fighting the terrorists. They are sold for money that helps the economies. It is part of your GDP.

Al-Qaida is a product of CIA. CIA armed the organization to fight the Russians in Afghanistan. Many of those members then became Taliban. Saddam was armed to fight Iran.

Muslims did not create internet. It was given to them by guess who.

Islam is not a secret code. The Qur'aan has been here for 1400 years for all to read. The "worst of Islam" is only that which you learn from politicians, western media gurus and the terrorists. Nothing else exists about Islam for you.

Both countries are receiving arms from the West. Pakistan gets more money than others from the West for education in the country. Secretly, it is to arm the terrorists so that Pakistan then buys more arms from the West to fight those terrorists. The merry-go-round carries on. The only people who benefit from all this is those who sell arms in the West, Russia and China.

So no, not all Muslims are terrorist, but no one knows for sure how many provide support with arms and money from the West for terrorist who are not even Islamic.
And your post is part of what's wrong with Islam today. Deflect and blame others for the decisions and actions of muslim terrorist around the world. Yes, USA did train fighters in Afghanistan to fight the Soviet Union. Here was a Muslim country invaded by a non-Muslim country and it was USA that provided aid and support. It was also USA that came to the aid of Kuwait and Bosnia. It's one thing for citizens to pay required taxes towards their government, it's insane to compare that to people who willingingly provide support to Islamic terrorist knowing the goal is mass murder.
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