“As the Prophet Muhammad said, everybody is born Muslim, and their parents convert them to Judaism, to Christianity, or to Zoroastrianism.”
Yes, he really did say that: “No child is born but has the Islamic Faith, but its parents turn it into a Jew or a Christian” (Bukhari, volume 8, book 77, number 597).
This notion, that everyone is born Muslim, is a foundation of Islamic supremacism. Members of all other faiths are simply renegades from the truth faith of Islam, and must be made to feel their status as rebels by being denied equality of rights — as Sharia mandates for Jews, Christians, and others.
“Egyptian Cleric Wagdi Ghneim Demonstrates Proper Spitting in Fending Off Khunzub, the Devil Responsible for Spoiling Muslim Prayers,” from MEMRITV, November 9 (just posted), with thanks to TheDudeAbides:
Following are excerpts from a speech delivered by Egyptian cleric Wagdi Ghneim, which aired on Al-Nas TV on November 9, 2008.
[…] As the Prophet Muhammad said, everybody is born Muslim, and their parents convert them to Judaism, to Christianity, or to Zoroastrianism. That’s why the Christians have something called baptism. They put the child in water, and he becomes a Christian. So what was he originally? A Muslim.
I heard that some woman did a Ph.D. in ballet. You go about naked, showing your body, moving the legs, and walking on tiptoe… and you call it a Ph.D. in ballet?! What kind of Ph.D. is this? It’s like people who have a Ph.D. in theology, and say God is a trinity. Saying that God is a trinity merits a Ph.D. in polytheism…