My thoughts on the recent Islamaphobia

by - 5:14 AM

Muslims are not bad people. MOST Muslims are not terrorists, anymore than MOST Christians are.

I have seen TOO MANY friends posting about how Christianity is great and Islam is violent. They seem to believe that there are not violent groups of modern Christians. (And there were several of you, this isn't to any one of you specifically.)

So here goes....

MODERN "Christianity" supporting violence:

-The KKK (Shouldn't need to cite sources for these whackos, but I happily will)

This is not saying let's just go party with ISIS. That's not what I'm saying. What I'm saying is that ISIS is a teeny tiny percentage of Islam, just like ^^^those assholes are a teeny tiny percentage of Christianity.
What I'm saying is that if you don't believe the teachings of Islam, then don't be Muslim. But this country is not just for white Christians. This country is for people of ALL beliefs and faiths to be tolerated and accepted.

This blatant Islamaphobia and racism against Arabs is a reaction to fear for a teeny tiny group. You are the same people who preached ‪#‎AllLivesMatter‬....but they only matter if they are Christians? So if a black person hated all white people and feared all white people because of the KKK or a LGBT person feared all Christians because of the extremists like Westboro...would that make sense?

My point in this whole thing was just to say that if you don't like the faith, don't be the faith. But don't you dare discriminate against an entire group of people because of what a teeny tiny number of their extremists choose to do.

I support the Syrian refugees. 100%. 

This is the very FOUNDATION of our country.
"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

And in MY faith (which yes, would take a whole other post to explain, but we'll just go with this), part of MY foundation is this:

‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’
“Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’
“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’

I hope for each of you who are living in constant worry and fear that you find peace in your hearts. For my Arab, South Asian, and Muslim friends- I love you. I will be your ally. <3

As always, leave me some comment love! <3

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  1. Absolutely, 100% well-said. Thank you. We need more people out there with your point of view. I'm so tired of the racism and hatred being spewed.