There is something very strange about Muslims. When they are not murdering women, children and other innocents of the “unbelievers”, they fully occupy themselves with killing each other. If you doubt me just look at what Sunni and Shi'ite followers of Mohammed are doing to each other in today's Iraq OR look at the overall history of the conflict between those two groups.
Of course, Christians went through two-plus phases (Eastern VS Western Churches; Catholic VS Protestant movements; And, conflicts between the many Protestant Churches). We Christians have, I hope, learned that God does not approve of “murdering for God”.
It does not appear that Muslims have learned that lesson. Although the teachings of Mohammed forbid his followers from attacking each other, Muslims have set up a culture which worships death more than life; A culture known for its murders, rapes, genocidal actions, robberies and the destruction of real religions and real civilizations.
Islam is also not known for any originality in inventive thought or actions. Its only historical claim to a “golden age” was based on borrowings from India, pre-Islamic Egypt/Persia and Greece---A golden age (Like all other positive movements in Islam) which resulted in a return to the horrid and basic teachings of Mohammed and to the culture of death and crime as noted above.
Until such time as the vast majority of Muslims will publicly declare that those teachings of the Koran and the Hadith (The collected sayings of Mohammed), which support and encourage such crimes are NOT the will of Allah, and govern their lives accordingly, there is little hope for Islam OR for the others Peoples who must share the world with Muslims.
Until Western journalists, government officials and ministers of non-Islamic religions are willing to acknowledge the above, truthful, statements (And base their policies on them), there will be little hope to safeguard true civilization OR to guide our Muslim brothers and sisters into light.