[Buddha-l] Was Buddhists Taking a Stand Against Isllamophobia
caodemarte at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 22 18:41:42 MDT 2012
When do Muslims protest such outrages? When do Muslim intellectuals condemn such outrages?
All the time.
On Sep 22, 2012, at 7:26 PM, curt steinmetz <curt at cola.iges.org> wrote:
> On 9/22/2012 12:57 PM, David Living wrote:
>>> The Salafis who have been destroying ancient Sufi saint tombs in Mali were
>>> also Into destroying libraries attached to them. This, in a small African
>>> country that somehow preserved tons of ancient mss.:Yet they will be shocked and hurt when others start burning their mosques.
> But the fact is that no one is burning mosques. Well, except for Muslims, of course, who like to burn (or preferably blow up, even more preferably, when filled with other Muslims) mosques that they consider to be the wrong kind of mosques.
> On the other hand, the things that non-Muslim people are doing that Muslims find so offensive are things like:
> Writing books (like Salman Rushdie's new memoir)
> Making documentaries (like Tom Holland's Islam: The Untold Story, for BBC)
> Writing timely feature articles (like Ayaan Hisri Ali's recent piece in Newsweek)
> Drawing cartoons (like those that recently appeared in Charlie Hebdo)
> When will we see "moderate" Muslims protesting against the outrages committed by their co-religionists?
> Curt Steinmetz
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