Why The West is terrified of Muslims reading history…

Muslim Identity & the fall of the international World Order.

Who are the Muslims?

It is this fundamental question which cuts to the very heart of a global Muslim awakening. It is this question which explains why Western powers are currently murdering their way across the Muslim world. In our history lies the answers, not only to who we are, but also the reason behind the need to eradicate our history and supplant it with one made in the dark corridors of European powers.

In 1915 a small cabal of Western notables such as Churchill, Kitchener and the then Prime Minister Lloyd George met. Driven by their Christian beliefs, financial gain & a hatred of Islam, they plotted the re-structuring of the Muslim world and most importantly the restructuring of Muslim identity.

The West was not new to social engineering and had experimented both on slaves and other colonised peoples.

They realised that by breaking African slaves’ link to their pasts and distorting their self image, they were able to create a pacified, compliant people. Black leaders such as Fredrick Douglass and Malcolm X illustrated how vital this deliberate distortion was in the continued subjugation of their people. In their autobiographies they highlighted the destructive effect this had on the minds of black people to the extent it made them hate the very skin they were born in — and taught them to hate each other.

By the First World War, Western leaders had perfected their psychological cudgel and they used it to full effect, whilst carving up the Ottoman Empire. Naomi Klein, in her excellent book The Shock Doctrine, explains when Western Governments wanted to change the way people thought, it was best to do so after a significant trauma. For in that moment, people would lose their sense of orientation in the world; how they understood themselves and in this confused state — a new narrative could be implanted.

As the colonisers brutalized those they now occupied, the shocked populace were given a new narrative, deliberately intended to break their spirit. The social engineering was interwoven into the very apparatus of the newly created ‘Muslim States. Prior to the restructuring, the Muslim world saw themselves as Muslim. In the new world the Muslims saw themselves in a myriad of ways — as Arabs, Kurds, Turks etc, who were further fragmented into the newly manufactured identities of Syrians, Iraqis, Lebanese or Jordanians etc.

The Muslim identity would now simply be a spiritual identity with no political consciousness

Much like many Hindus or Buddhists see themselves today. Islam itself would not be eradicated — simply changed — by muting its political voice. Those who accepted their new identities would still be allowed to follow the rituals of Islam as long as they did not speak of the ethical demands of their Prophet’s message. This original understanding of Islam — to uphold justice on Earth — was the priority, with the ritual simply upholding this mission. Now this has been reversed.

The colonizers promoted a passive, apolitical version of the original revolutionary message of Muhammad (pbuh) the same way Christianity’s ethical message was undermined by the political powers at the time, by inserting the Biblical words “Give unto Caesar what is Caesar’s and give unto God what is God’s.” In short pray to God — but leave the world to us.

The MAP drawn up by the Sykes-Picot Agreement that would manufacture new nations for the Muslims.

Equally, if the colonial masters could convince Muslims that they were spiritually Muslims but politically Palestinians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis — and so on — then their national vision would always be limited to the needs of that individual nation. There could be no global Muslim cause. No united Muslim freedom struggle, only a localised nationalistic one. A people could never rise in unity, if they no longer saw themselves as a single unified oppressed people. This is the genius of changing the identity of those you rule.

The Western powers’ grand plan had changed the self-identity of millions of people, a gigantic feat of social re-engineering, and as a result the Powers were able to dominate those they sought to exploit.

While this benefited Western powers, it has destroyed the Muslim world. As a result, violence, chaos and senseless death has become the order of the day in the Muslim world. The Prophet (pbuh) long ago predicted the continuing chaos near the end of time saying, “I see pain falling on your houses like rain.” His prediction has proven correct.

Over the following century the Muslim world would go through continuous trauma. Extreme ideologies would take root due to internal and external players. The West continued its plan of backing secularist dictators and at the same time supporting the puppet Kingdoms of Uber conservative clergy. Both would ruthlessly do whatever it took to keep power. The desperate oppression the populations now lived under was the incubator for a violent and extreme reaction.

A relatively safe and stable Muslim world had previously produced liberal-minded philosophers; poets and men of science; created marvels like the Taj-Mahal; and brought enlightenment to Europe through Muslim Spain. Now that same Muslim world produced broken, angry men, who had lost all hope in a world of poverty, repression and endless brutal wars. Men who had no direction. A lost people.

For this reason the Muslim world has become an increasingly intolerant place. Religious groups too became increasingly intolerant, especially of other religious groups. Without an Islam that gave them an ethical purpose for the world, their minor ritual and theological differences became bitter differences. They looked for internal enemies in theology to fight and ignored the giant global war the external enemies were waging.

A free, pre-colonial identity.

Despite this a new phenomenon was occurring, one that was a real threat to the neo-colonial order. Pragmatic Muslim political thinkers started to emerge. And it was these thinkers who started to decode their place in the world. They started to rediscover their history and, through it, the slow process of unraveling what their colonial masters and nationalist dictators had long sought to erase from their consciousness — a free, pre-colonial identity.

These Muslims now started to see themselves as believers in ONE struggle to free their people — and this idea started to spread. A Muslim identity started to re-emerge out of the ashes.

To Global Powers this meant a challenge to the order they had imposed upon the Muslims. To protect that order and destroy the Muslim awakening at its embryonic stage, the Western powers went to war: thus the subsequent invasions, dictators, droning of villages across the Muslim world; the kidnapping of tens of thousands of Muslims from their homes in the dark of night, to be transported across the world to even darker prisons to be tortured to death were all done to stop a new identity becoming a political force.

It is the re-emergence of the Muslim identity; the reawakening of the central premise of Islam; that is re-shaping the whole Muslim world—and in the process — bringing down a world order.

I leave you with the words of Malcolm X

By Asghar Bukhari.

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  1. The Muslims have been butchering around the world for the last 1400 years. What will you blame the pointless fighting on next? The crusades were as a direct result of the Moors sweeping through Europe. What the writer is doing is exactly that which he says “Colonialists have done, i.e. changing the perception of history. It would be better for the whole world to drop religion like the hot rock that it is. You can do good in the name of humanity (not being a dick) without the constraints of imaginary gods. Humans worldwide used their religions as a crutch to comfort us when we were afraid, because of things we did not understand. More real education and light through science and common sense and less fear through religion please. All different beliefs are based on a benevolent god, who you must love or suffer eternal damnation – the hypocrisy is to obvious to me and born of man. There is no god – find comfort in your friends and family around you. Humanity wake up.

  2. If you believe the god is the creator of all things, then you will have to accept that god must have existed for billion of years before any religion came about. e.g. our solar system is about 3 to 4 billion years old, and before Islam came about, human civilization has already existed for 10s of thousand of years, and the concept of heaven and god has been around for several thousand years before Prophet Mohammed was even born. Hence for Muslim, what reason do you have to believe that the creator GOD, favour Muslim more than people of other faith and religion or god look and dress up like an Arab? If you wish to talk about history, then dont cherry pick on part of history to talk about just to serve your self interest. If you want to learn history, go read about what Aristotle or Confucius, who existed for almost 2000 years before Prophet Mohd was even born.

  3. States and countries existed before Islam. The religion waged wars against nations in order to spread and not the other way round. Qur’an (9:5)
    “But when the forbidden months are past, then fight and slay the Pagans
    wherever ye find them, and seize them, beleaguer them, and lie in wait for them
    in every stratagem (of war); but if they repent, and establish regular prayers
    and practice regular charity, then open the way for them…” Embrace Islam or die? Who is the oppressor to begin with? Indeed, we must learn history to learn the ugly truth and not hoodwinked by seditious articles like this one.

    1. Rick, you’re understanding of this verse in inaccurate. You say, “we must learn history.” If you are truly interested in learning, I’m happy to explain.

      1. The above verse is in reference to a specific period in history when non-Muslim Arabs broke peace treaties with Muslims. It is not meant to be randomly applied to any situation. (If a country violated peace with the US, what would happen to them? Think Iraq.)

      “Will you not fight a people who have violated their oaths and intended to expel the Messenger, while they did attack you first?” 9:13

      2. Even after the Arabs’ clear violation, they were given four months to make peace, but instead they chose war. (If a country waged war with us, would we not fight back?)

      “And if they break their oaths after their treaty and defame your religion, then fight the leaders of disbelief so they might cease.” 9:12

      3. They were commanded to fight ONLY those who fought them.

      “Except those with whom you made a treaty and they did not break their treaty or aided anyone against you. So fulfill your engagements with them until the end of their term, for Allah loves the righteous.” 9:4

      4. The Qur’an ordered Muslims to grant asylum to anyone, even an enemy, regardless of faith, who sought refuge. In addition to asylum, they were to be escorted anywhere they felt safe.

      “If one among the Pagans ask thee for asylum, grant it to him, so that he may hear the word of Allah; and then deliver him to safety.” 9:6

      Feel free to (respectfully) ask if you wish to know more.

    2. Are you retarded? extracting a passage and putting it out of context is like saying “snape killed dumbledoor. He is truly evil, The End”. without finishing the entire book or understanding the reasons for such phrase that was written. If you wanna base your perspective on quotes without comprehension, then go live your life based on fortune cookies.

      1. What was your argument again? None. You just went on personal attack and not proving my point wrong. Who’s the retard? I had stated my point that countries and states were already there when Islam emerge to INVADE and CONQUER them. Well, it was pagan world before the spread of Christianity and we all know who came next bringing violence. The quote was just to reinforce my point. Read the article and my point for context and hopefully comprehend. Stop the bullshit about ‘colonizers’ and ‘western powers’ when the supposedly ‘Muslim world’ was taken forcefully in the first place by conquerors, invaders and terrorists. Apparently your idea of ‘history’ does not include the time before ‘Muslim world’ came into existence.

      2. This is the problem with all religions. They are open to interpretation and twisted to suit the current purpose. I would call on all religions to be forgotten and discarded – they have already caused too much harm. I look forward to the day when we can all get along because we don’t want to be a dick instead of blindly following 2000 year old texts written for political gains. Wake up and be nice.

      1. The Ottoman’s became secular and eventually Turkey was ruled by the Doenme – Turkish Jews who took Muslim names. This belief that a caliphate automatically made everything ok is a myth, the Ottoman’s were far away from Qur’an and Sunnah.

        Source: Time Magazine (USA), February 20, 1933, page 18:

        Word for God

        A hard father to his people, Mustafa Kemal told his Turks last December that they must forget God in the Arabic language (Allah), learn Him in Turkish (Tanri). Admitting the delicacy of renaming a 1300-year-old god, Kemal gave the muezzins a time allowance to learn the Koran in Turkish. Last week in pious Brusa, the “green city”, a muezzin hallowed “Tanri Uludur” from one of the minarets whence Brusans had heard “Allah Akbar” since the 14th Century. Raging at Kemal Pasha’s god, they mobbed the muezzin, mobbed the police who came to save him.

        Quick to defend his new word for God, quicker to show new Turkey the fate of the old-fashioned, Kemal the Ghazi, “the Victorious One,” pounced on Brusa, had 60 of the faithful arrested, ousted the Mufti (ecclesiastical judge) of the Ouglubjami mosque and decreed that henceforth God was Tanri.

        1. Assalamualaikum brother Mohamed, yes , here ,we all know this happened, but only towards the end of the Ottoman rule (1246 till1931) The Ottoman Empire lasted nearly 700 years! The Arabs side along with the British to sack the Ottomans out of Palestine. Please do not use magazines that are produce by non muslims as resources. As for Kemal Attaturk, hes seen here by the majority practising muslims as a munafiq! The majority of the Turks refused to call out the azan in Turkish, as a result many were hanged.

          I was thinking the same way as you , until i came to live here in Istanbul 5 years ago. Lets us Doa for the present government to achieve stability amidst this chaos. Insya Allah ,may all the forces that are keen to take down this good muslim government will not succeed. Ameen. To conclude, we can go back and forth between history books and argue and debate for hours, but Allah Azzawajal has the complete truth.

          leaving you in good faith.

          1. Walay Kum Asalam

            The articles are written by Muslims and non Muslims and it doesn’t matter who writes an article, what matters is if the information is accurate. As previously stated, over the last two centuries the Ottomans had become secular due to the influence of the pseudo Muslims, the Donmeh. It was under the Donmeh that the Ottoman’s waged war on the Saudis in the 19th century then in the following century committed the Armenian genocide and allied with the Germans so of course the Arabs sided with the British. Trying to portray the Ottomans of that time in a positive light is ridiculous. They were secular, they were run by Jews, they didn’t care for Islam.

          2. Jumaa mubarek to you , the information you read are not exactly correct, anyways , it is easy for one to just read and read and make comments, but i live here and speak their language and read their books and knows them well. you are potraying the Turks close as infidels and thats wrong. i know one thing , the loyalty of the Arabs has always been question. When i saw what the Libyans did to their leader Muammer Gaddafi , i said Astaghfirullah. Apart from the news feed ,I have also lived in Saudi Arabia This debate we are having is exactly what the illuminati wants to achieve. To create discord amongst us muslims. Please discard all your theoretical views and keep a somewhat more positive attitude. Make dua for us all, that Allah subhanahu wata ala elevates us all in understanding and grant us taufik wa hidaya Ameen.

  4. Usual claptrap. The guy has no knowledge. The writing is so same same i stopped reading after the first 3 paragraphs

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