Here’s the problem – tolerance and avoiding persecution is a two way street. The Muslim community has to do a lot more than point fingers and cry “we are being persecuted unfairly”, considering that Islamic extremism and the horrible acts it commits has emerged and been fostered by them.
Sure, some Muslim intellectuals and religious leaders *are* speaking out about and against extremism, but a LOT more needs to happen to send the proper message that this kind of corruption of their culture is NOT to be tolerated.
Otherwise, anti-Islamic sentiment will keep growing, again, out of the inaction of the Islamic culture. Sadly.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Joachim Gauck made an appearance at a Berlin rally organized by Muslim groups Tuesday to oppose the growing tide of anti-Islamic se…