Everyone considers him some kinda intellectual. The authority who speaks on behalf of Islam. Every one thinks he's a smart fella since he teaches comparative religion and all. You know, the kinda stuff modern, metropolitan, liberated and open-minded Malay Muslim like to talk on end so that people can say; oh, he's very knowledgeable, unlike the ustaz and the ulamak whose worldview is still locked in the 1st Hijrah period.
And so this open-minded Malay Muslim says in his blog that he's angry at the way the Muslims are reacting over a simple film called Fitna. He's angry because according to him, it has now become more difficult for him to defend Islam. You've heard that right. He considers defending Islam his full-time job.
Islam doesn't need anyone to defend itself against what the world has got coming its way. After 9/11 you'd thought the the non-Muslim wouldn't wanna have anything to do with Islam. But lo and behold. America is fast becoming a Muslim nation. The number of German men converting to Islam has been steadily increasing on monthly basis. Monthly an average of 25 people convert to Muslim at Birmingham mosque alone. Czech astronauts became Muslim. People in Alaska are turning Muslim in great numbers. Korean too are becoming Muslim. Holland is seeing a record number of its citizens becoming Muslims. Every where in the world, people are becoming Muslims. In U.S.A female Caucasians are becoming Muslim in greater number than male. Families are broken up because of this. A daughter or son becomes a Muslim, the parents got angry. After a couple of months, the parents themselves become Muslims.
Here in Malaysia, immigrants are becoming Muslims in large numbers that JAWI has to have a special Fardhu 'ain class for the converts. Malaysians in Kuala Lumpur are becoming Muslim at the monthly average of 1,250 per month. I don't have the numbers for Selangor and other states but I reckon the average is about the same.
Preachers, priests and atheists are becoming Muslims. More and more male and female Caucasians are becoming Muslims. Most of them are from the cream of the society. People who make big decisions. People who are very good at what they do.
America is afraid of OSAMA and so Allah sends OBAMA who is only a few steps away before he makes it to the white house. Who knows, once he becomes president, Allah will give him the hidayah to become Muslim. Anything can happen and as you know it, things happen in completely different way than you think it would. Just like 9/11, people thought with that kinda image, Islam wouldn't' stand a chance in America. But lo and behold, Islam is spreading faster than anything the world has ever seen before.
And so when someone made a film about Islam being a violent religion, you don't have to worry about it. That kinda film will only make people want to know more about Islam. Holland saw a great number of its citizens becoming Muslims after the cartoon episode. So really, Islam is capable to defend itself.
And Malaysia, my friend, is gonna be 100% Muslim nation. Better get used to the idea because in terms of numbers, you'd better do some maths to see for yourself if all this is the figment of my imagination. A priest's son from Sabah became a Muslim and he now is a respected ustaz whom I know personally. He is very much involved in the dakwa to help people convert to Muslim and he has been very successful.
All around you, people are becoming Muslims. I'm sure you know of friends who have become Muslims. I hope you too will become one today. Or tomorrow. Insya'Allah.