• Yes

  • No

34% 13 votes
66% 25 votes
  • Well duh. :P

  • Please!! I really feel sorry when I see so many brain washed people.!!! All you know about Islam is given by your media. ISIS terrorists and Wahhabi Muslims are NOT the representatives of Muslims or Islam. There are 1.4 billions of Muslims in the world. And they are divided into more than 7 groups. Only one group whose population is less than 100 millions is Wahhabi Muslims and all terrorists including ISIS are from this group. And make sure not all of the Wahhabi Muslims are dangerous people (let's say 10% of them). It is NOT fear to pass judgment on Islam so easily. Study Quran with correct translation (I emphasize with correct translation) you will understand how peaceful it is. I also feel sorry whenever you do research from bad websites who give you wrong translation. for example look at these two forms of translation 1-fight with disbelievers and continue fighting until you kill them all. 2-fight with disbelievers until they cancel their threatening plan (Al-Fitnah)

  • You can call any religion anything you want.

    Posted by: TBR
  • Considering the vast majority of Muslims are peaceful, yes.

    Posted by: Stefy
  • just because there are many extremists, doesn't mean the religion does not generally teach peace

  • dbushwacker is so right

  • If you vote no, have you ever met a normal Muslim? They very nice people who judge people based on their real impression of them.

  • Almost every religion has its extremists.

  • Any religion that inspires such a large amount of people to commit atrocities in the name of their religion cannot be peaceful.

    Posted by: axh302
  • Islam is peaceful in the same way that communism is. It would be peaceful if everyone went along with the agenda. However, not everyone is crazy, and most people aren't, so it just becomes a war against the world.

  • They are beheading people in the name of their god. Religion blinds logic and morality.

    Posted by: JSJUNG
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tajshar2k says2015-05-05T14:43:33.9934737-05:00
@shalal12, Well, as noble as Islam's intentions are, it doesn't correlate to why its the only religion that consistently produces religiously-motivated terrorist attacks each and every day of the year?
biggest_pro_going says2015-05-05T16:52:48.8814679-05:00
The only Reason Muslims commit terrorist attacks is because of things like Israel/Palestine, or American intervention in their country. I am sure if the USA got invaded by Russia, US people would use terror tactics to get revenge as well. Its not because there Muslim its because of Other reasons.
tajshar2k says2015-05-05T17:13:42.2999622-05:00
There are terrorist attacks in countries other than the U.S.
Midnight1131 says2015-05-05T17:15:10.0390132-05:00
Muslims that have lived in America for the better part of their whole lives have no reason to commit terrorist attacks simply because America is involved in military conflict in another country in which the civilians share the same religion as them.
58539672 says2015-05-05T19:34:53.2794307-05:00
Islamic terrorism is more prevalent than other forms of terrorism. The religion itself could be credited for these radical groups, but that is not the only cause. A high unemployment and poverty rate for young males, being the underdog surrounded by powerful nations, a lack of stable governments (which in tern leads to power gaps that terror groups try to fill), having an abundant of valuable resources that other nations want, the proxy wars going on between major Islamic nations, and a general populace that doesn't take enough action against these extremist groups.
ScarlettPrecious says2015-05-05T21:25:46.9831335-05:00
People think that Islam is the reason why terrorists in the world are beheading people. The question some of them and some of you should be asking yourself is "do I have a Muslim friend?" If they ask themselves that, then and only then would they realize that they are judging other people based on some idea that the media is upholding and brainwashing as shalal12 correctly said and explained. Hasn't there been other crimes committed in the name of other religions? Why didn't anyone make a fuss about those crimes? But now when Islam is accused of being the reason for the increased death rate around the world, people find reasons to blame Muslims.
ScarlettPrecious says2015-05-05T21:32:09.9687943-05:00
And in addition to the question, if you answered no, then you should not be judging people based on the cover that the media provides. If you answered yes to the question and you claim that your friend was a terrorist and attacked someone, then in the name of Allah, he/she was not a true believer of Islam. As the Quran says, terrorism has no place in Islam, Verse 5: Line 32, "Whosoever kills an innocent human being, it shall be as if he has killed all of mankind, and whosoever saves the life of one, it shall be as if he had saved all of mankind." - Prophet Muhammed
kman100 says2015-05-05T21:45:45.6097173-05:00
Fact: The majority of muslims support stoning adulterers. http://www.pewforum.org/2013/04/30/the-worlds-muslims-religion-politics-society-beliefs-about-sharia/ Definitely not a religion of peace.
kman100 says2015-05-05T21:53:22.9911641-05:00
Quran 22:19-21 It says that nonbelievers will be hit with iron rods and get boiling water poured on our heads till our stomachs melt. And then we will get new skin, so it can start all over again (4:56)
1harderthanyouthink says2015-05-05T22:14:03.7698792-05:00
"Fact: The majority of muslims support stoning adulterers. http://www.pewforum.org/2013/04/30/the-worlds-muslims-religion-politics-society-beliefs-about-sharia/ Definitely not a religion of peace." What you cited said, "Among Muslims who say sharia should be the law of the land..." Among all Muslims, those numbers would be much, much lower, and barely half of sharia supporters agree.
kman100 says2015-05-05T22:22:09.4859376-05:00
The vast majority of muslims support making sharia the law of the land, as you can see earlier in the article
1harderthanyouthink says2015-05-05T22:41:14.0675723-05:00
The problem with your argument is that because it assumes all Muslims live in countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq. There were 13 countries in that list with a supporting percentage under 50%, and the list is relatively short - as it does not consider Muslims in western Europe or the Americas.
kman100 says2015-05-05T22:57:29.0546567-05:00
But most muslims do live in those countries. Muslims mostly live in the countries on the list. The really only country with a significant number of Muslims that isn't included is india. The thirteen countries you listed are either in Central Asia or Europe, places that have an extremely small amount of the Muslim population. Western Europe and the Americas have comparatively vary little muslims http://globalreligiousfutures.Org/explorer#/?Subtopic=15&countries=Worldwide&chartType=map&year=2010&data_type=number&religious_affiliation=23&age_group=all
shalal12 says2015-05-06T06:58:44.8259046-05:00
Tajshar2k, In my idea it has nothing to do with Islam. It's because of two reasons that world's big powers cause Middle-East to be unstable. And I used the word "unstable" because i didn't wanna exactly mention to terrorism. We have so many strange problems in here like, many cancer, epidemic illnesses, many barrens, and..... 1-because of so much wealth and resources which exist in the Middle-East. So world's big power never let these countries be powerful or out of their control. In a time close to second world war 15000,000 Iranians were liked in a famine. Do you know why?! British government bought our wheat and food in large amount and refused to give it back to people. It is not said in your media. Your media only talks about Holocaust and exaggerates it..... 2-because of the purposes which Muslims have according to their prophecies. They are all waiting for Christ's coming. Especially Shia-Muslims who regard Israel as main enemy, believe that Christ and their 12th Imam will appear soon. They know that Israel is threat to their lords (Christ and 12th Imam) and Israel knows that Shia-Muslims are also threat to them. So they are both in conflict.
shalal12 says2015-05-06T07:12:57.8171855-05:00
Kman100, I read the stupid article which you had addressed in the link. "Sharia: In most regions, fewer favor other specific aspects of sharia, such as cutting off the hands of thieves and executing people who convert from Islam to another faith." Iran, for example, has adopted Sharia. And its rules are based on Sharia. I just ask you why don't we cut the hand of thieves?! We have so many thieves in jail?!!! Or why don't we execute people who convert from Islam?!! We have Iranians are not Muslims any more!!!! Even they are not in jail! Please do research academically and from top Islamic resources not from bias webpages!!!! You sit at home and you think you can find out every thing!!!
tajshar2k says2015-05-06T08:05:52.1636084-05:00
@shalal12, please provide a source about the british government, and thats only one example you mentioned about Jews and Shias. What about the rest of them?
shalal12 says2015-05-06T13:53:30.2836940-05:00
Tajshar2k ,unfortunately we Iranians have limited activity in media and internet and top resources about that great genocide are basically in Persian language. However, I found you a translated book which proves at least 9 million Iranians were killed. There are some other sources which say 12 to 15 millions. "The Great Famine and Genocide in Persia 1917 -1919", by Mohammad Gholi Majd, Translated by Mohammad Karimi. I also didn't know what you meant by your last question "what about the rest?" the rest of what?
kman100 says2015-05-06T14:08:06.4533268-05:00
@Shalal12 the Pew Research Center is one of the larget and most respected research institutes in the entire world. You can't just call them biased because you don't like the results. Additionally, Iran DOES cut the hands off thieves. Http://www.Theguardian.Com/world/2010/oct/24/iran-thief-hand-cut-off http://www.Telegraph.Co.Uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/iran/9831727/Iran-unveils-finger-amputating-machine-for-use-on-thieves.Html http://www.Nytimes.Com/2008/01/11/world/middleeast/11iran.Html?_r=0 Also, stoning http://news.Bbc.Co.Uk/2/hi/middle_east/6288156.Stm
shalal12 says2015-05-06T14:20:58.8480562-05:00
JSJUNG, "They are beheading people in the name of their god. Religion blinds logic and morality." What do you exactly mean by "they"? Islam is the religion of logic and science. Read Quran, you will see how many times God orders people to think and make logical decisions. I have several times said that Wahhabi-Muslims are NOT Muslims. ISIS terrorists, Al-gaidah terrorists, Syrian rebels and etc are all Wahhabi-Muslims (Salafi and Takfiri Muslims are subgroups of this branch). For an example, Saudi Arabia killed more than 3000 Yemeni people in Yemen. To let you know that Saudi government is Wahhabi. Unfortunately Wahhabi-Muslims are so wealthy and rich and so radical. They have the power of media and also powerful allies. U.S and UK support Saudi Arabia in every field!!!!!!!!! We have more than 7 groups of Muslims. Wahhabi-at is a fabricated branch of Islam made by British intelligence agency something around 2 centuries ago. They have rules which are not accepted neither by logic nor by Islam. They are wild and brain-washed. They think that if they kill Shia Muslims and behead them God will send them to heaven! They think that they can rape other groups girls and women. And can do what ever they want with Shia girl..... Now you can know what "they" refers to
tajshar2k says2015-05-06T14:25:15.9573254-05:00
The Muslims who were given freedom in other western countries (almost entire europe), and then decided to fight again them.
shalal12 says2015-05-06T14:57:31.2683010-05:00
Kman100, I asked you a question but you didn't answer me. We have hundreds of thieves in jail. Why don't we cut off their hand?! The webpages you had addressed are all bias. I give you an example, imagine that person A says" there is no God except Allah" person B removes the term" except Allah" and says"person A said that there was no God" Person C hears that from person B and says" person A doesn't believe in God" The webpages you addressed are playing with terms and sentences like the given example. Lets talk about Sharia... 14 centuries ago Sharia talked about women rights,human rights,.... A. All humans are the same you shouldn't care for skin color or wealth or language b. Do not annoy your wives and don't make them go out of your house c. Do not make your wives work at home. It's optional for them if they wanna work or not d.You cant have as many wives as you want. E. If you arrest enemy soldiers don't annoy him. Feed him and be kind to him f. If you arrest a thieve consider 16 conditions to punish him.1- If he was in need of food or money you cant cut his finger. 2-if the stolen thing was not protected you cant cut his finger. 3-if he gives the stolen thing back and said" excuse me" you cant cut his finger. And ...... Now you see how the webpages were bias. They didn't talk about 16 conditions they just said " the hand of thieve should cut off"
shalal12 says2015-05-06T15:04:20.9325888-05:00
Tajshar2k, I don't have information about the Muslims who frighted in Europe.
tajshar2k says2015-05-06T15:21:14.4619826-05:00
If you hadn't noticed, those guys are the ones who go around and kill people. The problem is that they a such a huge portion of people, and are threats to our national security.
kman100 says2015-05-06T16:19:07.6905106-05:00
@Shalal12 You're just ignoring the original survey, (which you didn't prove was biased), and relying on anecdotal arguments. Iran can't be too extremist because of pressure from the west. Additionally, just because you don't do it all of the time doesn't mean that it's ok. Amputating hands is bad in any situation, even if it's only done occasionally. Additionally, see Quran 5:33
shalal12 says2015-05-07T05:30:43.8983474-05:00
Kman100, it's really nice that you do research searching Quran and other webpages. However you make big mistakes as you are not familiar with Islamic terms and especially Quran Arabic language. I suggest you to read Quran by Tafsir not by pure translation. In that case you wont make such mistakes. Allame-Tabatabai has written Tafsir of Al-mizan it has more than 30 volumes which exactly explains when that sentence came to prophet and where and who does God mean by "those who fight with God and his messenger". I know 4 languages and I'm sure that even Arabic people can't understand Quran without Tafsir let alone you by weak English translations. Also about your webpage, I have nothing to do with Statistics but with the sentences it uses without complete explanations. As I said it plays with sentences to miss lead. Look at your society, there are so many men who rape girls by force. Your girls sleep with any one they want. When you marry a girl you may know that she has been with several boys before you. Men easily abandon family and leave his wife and children. Your movies ruin your families teaching how to cheat and how to have sex. There are so many porn clips and .... Sharia makes our families firm and teach us loyalty and when any dirty men wanna rape a girl Sharia talks about severe rules to protect families. Our wives keep their virginity till marriage and we are sure that she has never slept with a man and she is sure that we haven't either. Sharia makes our life good and close to humanity. However your rules make your families like what I said.
shalal12 says2015-05-07T05:39:05.8074233-05:00
Tajshar2k, you should know that what kind of Muslims they are. As I have told they are basically from Wahhabi (Takfiri-Salafi) branch. So we have nothing to do with them and we don't regard them as Muslims. We can say prayer with all the groups of Muslims expect them. They are threat to the whole world not only you. They immediately behead us when they see us...
tajshar2k says2015-05-24T15:24:58.6039504-05:00
Claiming we have nothing to do with them isnt going to solve the problem. If "real" muslims really cared, they would have got rid of these fools along time ago. Instead all they do is point fingers at others. This shouldn't be our war, it should be yours. Also, can you explain how they read the Quran wrong? What exactly is the "right way"?
Varrack says2015-05-24T15:33:21.6898535-05:00
The only reason anyone would vote No is if you resort to an appeal to emotion. Most Muslims are not terrorists, it's just the extremists who make the entire religion look bad.
tajshar2k says2015-06-01T12:24:50.9758549-05:00
@Varrack No, this has nothing to do with muslims. Read the Quran, it commands a death sentence for leaving the religion. No religion can be considered peaceful if it has such verses like that. The question is asking whether Islam is a religion of peace, not are all muslims terrorists?
Legendary_Houp says2015-12-01T22:53:05.1283488Z
Ok maybe a majority of Muslims are in themselves peaceful, but the Qu'ran itself says to kill unbelievers wherever you find them! In that case, while the Muslim people are generally peaceful, the religion itself is not, and those who do not follow what their holy book says are hypocritical.
Legendary_Houp says2015-12-01T22:53:50.5804657Z
Ok maybe a majority of Muslims are in themselves peaceful, but the Qu'ran itself says to kill unbelievers wherever you find them! In that case, while the Muslim people are generally peaceful, the religion itself is not, and those who do not follow what their holy book says are hypocritical.

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