Responses to anti-Islamic Polemics

A Short Lesson in Islamophobic Spin (or why there is nothing good a Muslim can do)

Muslim gets convicted of a crime

Islamophobes say “Muslims are criminals”

Islamophobe gets convicted of a crime

Islamophobes say “The Police and Courts treat Muslims better than us, and would never do this to a Muslim”

Muslims involved in charity work

Islamophobes say “It is a Front to try to spread Islam”

Muslims who are not involved in charity work

Islamophobes say “Muslims never do anything for the community”

Muslims who work in jobs

Islamophobes say “Muslims are taking over the workplace”

Muslims who can’t find jobs, and take income support

Islamophobes say “Muslims are parasites on the economy”

Muslim is involve in a violent crime

Islamophobes say “Islam allows them do it”

Non-Muslim involved in violent crime

Islamophobes say “There’s bad people in every community”

Muslim involved in Terrorism

Islamophobes say “Islam commands them do it”

Islamophobe involved in a Terrorism

Islamophobes say “Natural reaction of Anger / He is insane”

Muslim drinks alcohol and has pre-marital sex with non-Muslim girl/woman

Islamophobes say “He did it in the name of Islam”

Muslim rejects alcohol and pre-marital sex

Islamophobes say “Islam is a strict and oppressive religion”

Many Muslims live in an area

Islamophobes say “Muslims are not integrating”

Muslims disperse into many areas

Islamophobes say “Muslims are insidiously spreading amongst us”

Muslim builds Mosque to pray in

Islamophobes say “Muslims are taking over our country”

Muslim does not build mosque, so has to pray on the street, parks etc

Islamophobes say “Muslims are imposing their religion onto us”

Muslim gets offended at insults against Prophet

Islamophobes say “Muslims are a threat to free speech”

Muslim exercises free speech to condemn western values/burn a poppy on remembrance day

Islamophobes say “Muslims must not insult our feelings and beliefs”

Western Academic writes something positive about Islam (or disproves a misconception)

Islamophobes say “Academics are scared to write the truth about Islam”

Western Academic writes something negative about Islam ( or affirms a stereotype)

Islamophobes say “Even Academics agree with us!”

(Extreme Fringe) Muslim calls for fighting and killing in the name of Islam, even if civilians may die as a result

Islamophobes say “This person is evil”

Mainstream Western Politician calls for fighting and killing in the name of ‘Freedom’ (spreading Liberalism – and stealing natural resources), even if civilians may die as a result

Islamophobes say “The person is a hero”

Muslim believes in Sharia law

Islamophobes say “Muslims are rejecting Western values, and are a threat to us”

‘Muslim’ rejects Sharia law, and embraces Western values

Islamophobes say “He’s doing ‘Taqiyah’ (using pretence)”

There is nothing Muslims can do right in the West it would seem…

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