i wish all western ppl would read the quran. i wish that every person in the west would sit down and speak with someone of the islamic faith. i remember when the boston marathon happened, all i could do when it bombarded the television was close my eyes and hope the hope of the desperate “please don’t be brown! please don’t be muslim!” in the united states most ppl believe, even relatively intelligent ppl, think radical islamic groups are the norm in the muslim world, they are true representatives of the faith, but they are not. i think that we need to begin recognizing when things go right and loving actions that occur daily in muslim communities.
*i have many issues with the us being in pakistan. i will touch on that in a later post, but what the hell do we expect when we are posted and blowing up neighborhoods, communities, mosques, churches, grocery stores, hospitals, etc with drone strikes? how are ppl supposed to react to that sort of thing? should the ppl of pakistan thank us for the human atrocities that we have caused in their country?