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The harmony in my memoirs

As the world observes the cruel acts of terrorism on October 7, many question Hamas' morality, while others regard it as a courageous gesture worthy of unqualified acclaim.


Something from my childhood in India during the Kargil War comes to mind when I ponder how world views were divided. The confrontation began when Pakistani troops dressed as Kashmiri militants infiltrated crucial positions on the Indian side of the LoC, which acts as the de facto border between the two countries in the disputed territory of Kashmir. Initially, Pakistan ascribed the conflict exclusively to independent Kashmiri insurgents, although documents left behind by fatalities and later statements by Pakistan's Prime Minister and Chief Justice contradicted this.


However, the events of October 7th were directly the work of terrorists. Even the Pakistani government hides behind the cover of Kashmiri militants, but Hamas never conceals their abhorrent, revolting behavior.


What is even more horrifying is to see the people of Gaza and the most fervent Muslims in the world celebrating the brutal murder of innocent Israelis by blood thirsty terrorist group Hamas.


It's even more shocking to hear the king of Jordan criticize Israel for bombing innocent civilians at the Cairo peace summit two days ago, and it's interesting to hear such a statement since I read about the Black September conflict in India in 1998, during which the Muslim world was severely polarized due to the Fedayeen, and the Jordanians, according to Arafat, killed 25,000 Palestinians in 1970.


When people battle in the name of religion, peace and harmony suffer, and this is a harsh reality since the Muslim world condemns the Taliban when they conquer Afghanistan yet praises Hamas for carrying out their horrific atrocities. Pakistan was a staunch supporter of the Taliban, but today they are harshly condemned for their mistreatment at the hands of the Taliban.


When it comes to internal conflicts, they cause havoc even among themselves; recall Isis and how the Muslim world suffered, and what the disparity between Isis and Hamas was. Terrorist action of which the Muslim world condemns Isis while praising Hamas for its savagery.


The simple reason is that when they suffer as a result of their passionate Islamic jihad, they are condemned, but when the same jihadists inflict harm to another community, they are applauded and glorified as heroes.


And I wonder if those Islamic Jihadists who slaughter other Muslims and others faith in an effort to impose Sharia law would be entitled to see 72 virgins in accordance with their religious convictions.


And bear in mind the terrorist attack in Mumbai on 2008, which was carried out by Muslims. All religions stress the value of peace and coexistence, but when I think about Islam, I realize that as its adherents have grown more fervent, it appears that they have done more harm to other cultures and faiths.


The globe is currently engaged in an endless battle; what about Russia and Ukraine? Does either side ever alert the other before destroying their buildings?


Israel, however, is the only nation that gives notice before destroying a building in Gaza, yet the world continues to denounce Israel for committing war crimes.


What about the Muslim Uighurs that have been mistreated by the Chinese, while the Muslim world stands by and does nothing when Israel is brought up and these same communities and nations discuss morality?


Imagine the Rohingya minority being treated with such savagery by the Myanmar regime. The Muslim world condemned the junta's horrific acts, and the Rohingya fled to Bangladesh in search of safety. However, there was a strife between Bangladeshis and Rohingya as well as amongst Rohingyas themselves following this.


What about the brutal dictatorship of tyrant Assad, which murdered its own citizens, gassed innocent bystanders, destroyed hospitals and schools, and caused thousands of people to vanish without a trace?


Therefore, when they are at odds with one another, they may blame one another, but when they are at odds with other communities, they forget about their awful crime and place the blame on others.


So, when I reflect on the horror incident that took place on the seventh of October, where thousands of innocent Israelis were murdered and taken captive by Hamas, I thank G-d that my lot did not fall upon this community but upon the chosen nation, which has morale humanity with code of laws, indeed it's a boundless gift I receive from the creator, and in this I find harmony and peace amidst the ongoing rockets fire from Gaza and brutality acts of terrorism carried out by Hamas, consequently in my memoirs I find harmony.

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Oct 27, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

Lesson learnt If someone told you Islam is a peace loving religion never trust

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Oct 26, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

A great memoirs very true there is no peace with fanatic islam

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Guest
Oct 25, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

I too am happy to be part of the Jewish nation

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Oct 25, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

With terrorist there is no peace the only solution is eliminate them.

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Oct 25, 2023
Rated 4 out of 5 stars.

Truth will prevails and there will be no room for terrorism in the end

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