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12. misconception
CNN News: 1.5 Million Americans Coverted to ISLAM in USA.
islam is fastest growing religion in USA.

LET ME PROVIDE SOME FACTS:
religion............%change in followers 1990 to 2000

Sikhism.............338%
HINDUISM........ 237%
Bahai.................200%
Budhhism........ .170%
Islam..................109%
(http://www.ad herents.com/rel_USA.html#religions)

let's always get to the facts than marketing gimmick...what do you say??

Asked by Suman Singh, 05 Apr '09 11:00 pm
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The CNN News figure of 1.5 million Americans converting to Islam is nonsensical! That may be the estimated number of Muslim who are US residents. (Since US census does not ask about religion, no accurate data is available. Which is why ignorant people make up all sorts of silly numbers. Moreover any child educated in the public schools of US is unlikely to remain a Muslim even if his/her parents claim to be Muslim!)
Answered by Shahryar Pax, 06 Apr '09 03:04 am

 
  
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Fast-growing Islam winning converts in Western world
(http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9704/14/egypt.islam/)

The World Christian Database (WCD) and its predecessor the World Christian Encyclopedia contains large amounts of data on numbers and growths of religions. The following is a tabulation of their results
2000-2005
1.84% - Islam
1.70% - Bah\' Faith
1.62% - Sikhism
1.57% - Hinduism
1.32% - Christianity
Answered by Truth, 05 Apr '09 11:44 pm

 
  
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They like to keep saying that
Answered by desi, 05 Apr '09 11:01 pm

 
  
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If you look at the following population chart of Aug 2007 , you can simply realize that
Without fastest growth, Islam can not reach to the second biggest population level on the earth.Considering the most recent Prophecy of Muhammed (pbuh). If you add all Hinduism,Sikhism ,Budhism and Jainism, then also Islam remains in second top, getting ready to overtake Christianity.

1. Christianity: 2.1 billion (Jesus 1-33 CE)
2. Islam: 1.5 billion (Muhammad 570-632 CE)
3. Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic/Atheist: 1.1 billion
4. Hinduism: 900 million (2000 BCE)
5. Chinese traditional religion: 394 million
6. Buddhism: 376 million (Buddha 563-483 BCE)
7. primal-indigenous: 300 million ...more
Answered by fast tracker, 06 Apr '09 06:39 am

 
  
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50,000 French Accepted Islam In 50 Years: Intelligence - IOL

Thousands Of British Elite Embrace Islam: Study

America: Islam is finding a niche in the West

Islam spreading in Christian South Africa

Islam Attracting Many Survivors of Rwanda Genocide - Washington Post
...more
Answered by funda, 06 Apr '09 12:46 am

 
  
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SUMAN BAHANA - u are crying all along that muslims are over populating but now you bring a statisitcs in which hindus have larger population growth . kiya abaadi badane ke siwa koi aur kaam nahi ,lage raho aaj aapne khud he prrof de diya ke hindus ke population bahot tezi se grow ho rahi hai .mubarak ho lage raho .
aapne political god father ko bhi yeh statisitcs de dena taki woh raat din muslims ko jansankhya ka zhoota rat na lagaye .lage raho shabaash
Answered by misconception, 06 Apr '09 11:07 am

 
  
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% is not correct way to represent the data as it does not give correct picture. i.e
Suppose you have something which is 1 and then it becomes 2 so the % increase is 100% and you have something 100 and it become 101 the % increase is 1%. These are all marketing Gimmicks.
Answered by adeel ahmad, 06 Apr '09 11:04 am

 
  
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Thanks Suman for this information. I bet it os going to hurt herds a lot. Numbers matter to them a lot. And you have hit hard on their long uttered lies.
Answered by Daredevils, 06 Apr '09 02:19 pm

 
  
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I agree with u on this point........
Answered by minati vishwakarma, 05 Apr '09 11:05 pm

 
  
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Let Islam grow.let Allah help it.
Answered by anantharaman, 06 Apr '09 11:34 am

 
  
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