Prejudice against Muslims and Islamic Fundamentalism Essay

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Ever since September 11, 2001 Americans along with the majority of the world’s population have been skeptical of Muslims. It’s a sad reality but it’s hard for people to think of a Muslim without linking them directly to terrorism. But these assumptions aren’t totally out of the blue—the Muslim’s religion, Islam, teaches a low tolerance for other religions and the Islamic government has no separation of church and state, so it’s only normal to assume that their government shall have a low tolerance as well—some however, immediately translate this into terrorism. Through the Islamic government and religion, relations with foreign countries, and separation amongst themselves it can be concluded that Islamic Fundamentalism is clearly a threat…show more content…
This is a threat to political stability because if the nations of the world aren’t operating on the same standards then equality and compromise can never be achieved. Islam relations with foreign countries have the most profound impact on political stability. These relations aren’t directly affecting the Islamic nations’ political stability as much as the nations’ they are interacting with. Take example, the United States. Ever since September 11, 2001 Americans have been divided over the issue of Muslims in America, this issue has been dividing our country more than theirs. Liberals believe the U.S. government should cooperate with them, hoping to achieve peace on a personal level, whereas the conservatives hope to confront them and give them the same low tolerance treatment they have been dishing out. The Liberals hold the belief that Muslim politics in America are a positive aspect because it’s making us better-rounded; through learning about Muslim culture and government we are able to appeal towards a greater number of people—creating the ultimate democracy. In contrast, Conservatives believe that war is the sole solution because it will prove to the Islamic governments that American strength is far superior, thus intimidating them. Muslim immigration
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