Juxtapose: What if Christianity were treated the same as Islam in America?

I am usually not one to cross-post something without my own interpretation added, but I do feel that this article perfectly hits all of the points of the disparage between the treatment of the religion that the MAJORITY of Americans per scribe to in some way, form or fashion, and that of Islam. Read on…

I raise these two facts because of an emerging reality: that, in a variety of contexts, American Muslims are treated better than American Christians. That might seem like a bizarre assertion, so think about it in another way: What if the Christians were treated like Muslims in America, and Muslims like Christians?

If Muslims were treated like Christians in America, Muslims would have to tolerate the defamation of their holiest images in our national museums, acts which would be called “artwork” — and, if particularly provocative, even given taxpayer-funded grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. They would also have to accept Korans being burned and thrown into toilets, which instead of inciting worldwide outrage and retribution would provoke a collective shrug of the shoulders.

If Muslims were treated like Christians, Muslims would be mocked by late night TV talk show hosts and lampooned in crude cartoon parodies. If Christians were treated like Muslims, conspicuous Christianity would be celebrated by our elites as a sign of our diversity and open-mindedness, not disparaged as an embarrassment, a nuisance and a breach of the law.

If Christianity were treated like Islam, our students would be taught a white-washed version of Christian history, with the troubling bits miscast or omitted from textbooks and lesson plans.

If Christianity were treated like Islam in America, our president, a professed Christian, would proudly attend Christian-themed dinners and events while skipping Ramadan dinners, not vice versa. And Muslim politicians would go out of their way to assure people that their faith would not affect their policy-making.

There is so much more to this article that hits home that the entire thing should be required reading for all.

-And here I thought the needs of the many outweighed the few… apparently not.

(Double tip of the hat to the Jawa Report via the ZIP-meister.)

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About Old Iron
I'm just a guy that works overseas alot and likes to play just as hard as I work. Been to a FEW countries, know a shitload of people all over, and generally have a good time wherever I go. -Oh, and I am currently in between girlfriends, and strangely enough and perfectly happy with that status. In the long run hookers are cheaper. Take my word on that.

2 Responses to Juxtapose: What if Christianity were treated the same as Islam in America?

  1. dePressed says:

    Great article – and I agree on all points – as a Christian myself it hurts to see how that religion is downplayed and made fun of and told to “turn the other cheek” – I think that in the end it does matter how you treat people and how they treat you – but I believe only a higher power can judge a person’s character.

    Thanks for the link I will be sharing it with a FEW people I know.

  2. gate,shirl says:

    muslims are not Americans, Canadian, Brit, Aussie…. muslims hold loyalty to Foreign muslim islam countries, foreign muslim islam laws, and foreign muslim islam leaders … and on N American soil, Great Britain soil, Australia soil muslims are illegal, criminal aliens detailing muslim islam Intent , Status – Treasonous against govts- to overthrow and replace with muslim islam political / jihad ideology… as well muslim islam hatred against humanity ie to the pt of death to all non followers as stated and commanded all thru out the quran … all muslims practice muslim islam political / jihad ideology, the next door muslim, the everyday muslim, all muslims are terrorists as per and commanded all thru out the quran ….. banish musims from N America etc

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