Before anyone starts up saying this is insensitive, first think of the dozens of innocent Muslim and "Muslim looking" people who died after other terrorist attacks due to people's ignorant beliefs that we are all guilty of everyone else's crimes. I obviously don't believe that we should be eyeing up Christians with the same questions that people currently impose on innocent Muslims, but just think for a second at what the result would be if it was now reversed:
In the last twenty years, Muslims have often held the blame for many things: terrorism, the drug trade, prostitution, paedophilia, invading Christian lands and more. As a result, there have been popularist calls for Mosques to be banned, the Quran to be banned, for Muslims to uncover, for Muslims to be kicked out, for Muslims to be prevented from coming into the country, for Muslims (and Jews) to not be able to eat Halal (and Kosher) meat, and for Muslims to simply disappear into gas chambers.
In Europe, there are already anti-Muslim legislation in several countries, no more Minarets in Switzerland, no Burkas in France and Belgium and a ban on Halal and Kosher slaughter in the Netherlands. In the Mid 90's, over a hundred thousand Muslims were executed or went missing due to ethnic Serb belief that Muslims were attempting to take over Europe.
Thankfully, this is one of the first Fundamentalist Christian attacks in the modern era, in countries like the UK and Germany Christians with stockpiles of fertiliser, bomb making equipment, grenades, rocket launchers and semi-full automatic weapons have been caught before their planned mindless slaughters.
But what if the hate was reversed? Surely now, we'd be looking at just what these Churches, buildings on per street in many Towns and Cities in Europe are teaching their believers? Surely we should be looking at who are funding these extremist buildings and questioning the culture around it and their holidays. Surely we should be questioning whether Churches should be continuing to be built and whether we should be pulling down their current buildings and taking away the crosses around people's necks. The Bible too, should surely be monitored, questioned, an banned too as their extremism surely comes from this.
This obviously sounds silly to you, but its what we Muslims have to put up with every day, because the actions of a few dictate your belief of the rest of us.
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