Random Quotations – Islam – Nov. 17th, 2017

Five items in total…

“When the pollsters sought respondents’ views on particular religious groups, anti-Islam sentiment stood out. Forty-six per cent of the people polled said Islam is damaging Canada compared with 13 per cent who said it is beneficial. The others either did not know (20 per cent) or said it has no real impact (21 per cent)… The Angus Reid Institute, which conducted the poll in partnership with Faith in Canada 150, said the results are in keeping with ‘a well documented pattern’ in recent years. ‘Namely, if Islam is involved, a significant segment of Canadians will react negatively,’ the institute said in its analysis of the numbers.” – Graeme Hamilton, “A quarter of Canadians think religious diversity is a bad thing” – National Post, Nov. 16th, 2017.

“It doesn’t matter whether a terrorist is part of a tightly controlled organization, or acting on his own. Sowing havoc doesn’t require great coordination, complex weapons or financing. We know what the terrorists’ motives are. We know what population they come from. We know how to stop them.” (Emphasis added) – “Theatre of fear” – Quantum Cannibals, Nov. 6th, 2017.

“…each of the young women were lured to various houses and flats where drugs and or alcohol were made freely available to them… ‘In return the complainants were expected and encouraged to provide sexual favours and services, not because they wanted so to do or through their own free will but because they were beholden and in thrall to these men’ (Newcastle Prosecutor Anne Richardson)… The girls, some of whom had been placed in the care of social services, were sexually assaulted while too drunk to consent on some occasions.” – Tom White, “Asylum seekers who formed child sex grooming gang caged for vile abuse” – Daily Record, Nov. 3rd, 2017.

“Shortly after the Tribune de Genève reported that some of Tariq Ramadan’s former students in Geneva had accused him of rape and sexual harassment while they were still minor in the 1980s and 1990s, his brother Hani came to his defense by broadcasting a sermon on the web… In his sermon, Hani Ramadan stresses that in Islam an individual cannot be found guilty of rape unless there are four witnesses…” – Point de Bascule, “In defense of his brother Tariq, Hani Ramadan stresses that in Islam an individual cannot be found guilty of rape unless there are four witnesses” – Nov. 7th, 2017.

“A newly built children’s playground in Berlin has caused quite a mixed reaction. With one of its playhouses featuring a dome crowned with a crescent moon, some say it represents a mosque, while others claim it’s simply an ‘oriental castle’… some locals were surprised to see what looked like a mini version of a mosque, complete with a crescent moon and four minarets peeking over the construction fence. Arguing there might be a religious statement behind it, some say that taxpayer money should not be spent on funding such projects.” – Russia Today, “Islamic or Oriental? Berlin playground topped with crescent moon sparks controversy” – Nov. 4th, 2017.