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Are the Muslims are fundamentalists?

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Asked by TruthMission, 13 Jan '10 11:08 pm
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A fundamentalists is one who lives by a fixed set of principles. Going by that definition, most of us are fundamentalists. As long as these fundamentals are not in contrast to democracy , it is fine.

By defintion, any person belonging to any religion is a fundamentalist. Even an atheist is a fundamentalist.
Answered by RAJAN MHAMAI, 14 Jan '10 05:28 pm

 
  
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Let us start with definition :
Fundamentalism refers to a belief in a strict adherence to a set of basic principles (often religious in nature), sometimes as a reaction to perceived doctrinal compromises with modern social and political life.
I hope we all will agree to the above definition now let us analyse this with the MUSLIMS beliefs with Fundamentalism:
Muslims believe that their religion was revealed by God (Allah) to Muhammad (PBUH), the Prophet of Islam, who was the final Prophet sent by God to deliver final message to mankind. Hence It describes the beliefs of traditional Muslims that they should restrict themselves to literal interpretations of their sacred texts, the Qur'an and Hadith. This may describe the private religious attitudes of individuals and have no relationship with larger social groups.

In view of above and in general you will agree with me here that " Man is guided by his beliefs" . We all have certain beliefs in our life and to support my views you w ...more
Answered by Mohammed asim nehal, 15 Jan '10 01:07 pm

 
  
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What u think....come out clear!
Answered by harshal kalangutkar, 13 Jan '10 11:16 pm

 
  
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Dont you have any other questions..............gandgi mat failaao yahan par...okey
Answered by satya soni, 13 Jan '10 11:12 pm

 
  
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This question is often hurled at Muslims, either directly or indirectly, during any discussion on religion or world affairs. Muslim stereotypes are perpetuated in every form of the media accompanied by gross misinformation about Islam and Muslims. In fact, such misinformation and false propaganda often leads to discrimination and acts of violence against Muslims. A case in point is the anti-Muslim campaign in the American media following the Oklahoma bomb blast, where the press was quick to declare a Middle Eastern conspiracy behind the attack. The culprit was later identified as a soldier from the American Armed Forces.

Let us analyse this allegation of fundamentalism and terrorism:

1. Definition of the word fundamentalist
A fundamentalist is a person who follows and adheres to the fundamentals of the doctrine or theory he is following. For a person to be a good doctor, he should know, follow, and practise the fundamentals of medicine. In other words, he should be a fundament ...more
Answered by salmanfarsi, 14 Jan '10 03:48 pm

 
  
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We can't generalise.
Answered by ponnuswami selvaraj, 13 Jan '10 11:11 pm

 
  
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No,nothing as such
Answered by anil garg, 31 Dec '12 04:21 pm

 
  
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Modern 20th and 21st century Islamic folks tend to be a bit on the fanatical side, but no, we are not a fanatical folk. After all our religion was comprised mostly of ex slaves!
Answered by A Moin, 17 Jan '10 05:16 pm

 
  
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The term Fundamentalist has been extensively misused by the media to refer to terrorists who happen to be Muslim, or who are anti-American Muslims. This is not accurate. Fundamentalist Islam is simply the conservative wing of Islam, just as fundamentalist Christianity is the conservative wing of Christianity. The vast majority of Muslmi fundamentalists are pious individuals who strictly follow the teachings of Mohammed, promote regular attendance at mosques, and promote the reading of the Qur'an. Many promote the concept of theocratic government, in which Sharia (Islamic law) becomes the law of the state.Most Middle Eastern terrorists are probably fundamentalist Muslims, but they share little with their fellow fundamentalists. They represent an extremist, radical wing of fundamentalist Islam, which is composed of people who believe that the Islamic state must be imposed on the people from above, using violent action if necessary. This movement is fueled by social, religious, and econom ...more
Answered by yusuf syed, 14 Jan '10 10:32 pm

 
  
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You already have so many good answers , any one who follows good fundamentals like law of land , morality , chastity ,piousness etc etc is a good fundamenalist and any one who follows bad fundamentals like theifs robbers ,terrorists etc etc are bad fundamentalists
Answered by commonsense, 14 Jan '10 09:07 pm

 
  
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