A question raised about Islam is, "Why do Muslim extremists force their Islamic religion on people with different religious beliefs?" An answer will help to understand why this prevalent problem exists so that efforts can be made to solve the problem. A problem so encompassing that Muslims will even commit suicide to kill nonbelievers of Islam.
The scripture used to indoctrinate people to become Muslims, whereby they commit total surrender to Allah, is The Qur'an. Imams, caliphs, and mullahs teach that Islam is the true religion, the religion of truth, and that Islam will prevail over every other religion.
It is this indoctrination that forms the psyche of the Muslim mind. It creates a feeling of unity with the Creator and the compulsion to impose this unity on all people with the altruistic belief that they are promoting the integration of mankind with the Creator.
But how is The Qur'an implemented to become the instrument for effective indoctrination? There are three efforts that insure success of the indoctrination process. First, imams, caliphs and mullahs use The Qur'an to teach that Islam is the religion of truth, the true religion, and will prevail over all others. Secondly, The Qur'an prescribes warnings, punishments, and admonishments that will result in death of nonbelievers and apostates for not following Islam. The third is to subjugate the thinking mind of Muslims to prayer at least five times a day in a submissive position of surrender to Allah. The combination of constant brain-washing of possessing a superior religion, intimidation caused by fear of loss of their lives, and submissiveness to Allah, forms the mental psyche of the initiate to be easily led by forceful leaders of The Qur'an.
Still, how it is that intelligent people are successfully indoctrinated into the beliefs of Islamic dogma when the past history of Islam reveals it has gained its large numbers of followers not by love and compassion but by brutal force with only two alternatives: pay a tax (extortion) or follow the teachings of Islam? A negative response results in death and confiscation of one's property and wealth.
In light of Islam's growth by conquest of countries and subjugating people, denying their religion and traditional culture, it is surprising that Islam continues to spread like a cancer. The reality is that good, hard-working people who are only interested in meeting the necessities of life are no match for armies of indoctrinated men that find it easier to live off the wealth and property of others.
But we again question how is it intelligent, educated men follow the dogma of Islam? Many have become professors, scientists, and writers whereby they continue to praise and support their Islamic religion. The answer is a simple one -- constant indoctrination conditions the mind to accept a particular world view; one of superiority that is instilled with the precepts that Islam is the true religion, the religion of truth, and shall prevail over all other religions.
But there is a fourth component that accomplishes successful indoctrination; it is an insidious inherent undertone of The Qur'an that projects into the Muslim mind an affinity with the Creator. This undertone is accomplished with the use of "We, Our and Us;" pronouns used to identify the Islamic god Allah. The use of We throughout the Qur'an has caused much controversy because Muslim religious leaders have obfuscated and interpreted it as meaning it is a singular entity, the one God Allah. They insist this is simply use of the "Royal We" by Allah, which is similar to royal kings in addressing and commanding their followers. They insist that although "We" refers to Allah He is "one God" and should not be associated with any of His followers or angels.
But in The Qur'an we find that this insistence is not valid. Many suras (verses) appear in The Qur'an that reveal We associates Allah with a group of men that enforce the commands, punishments, and warnings of Allah. To unravel this conundrum of whether We is Allah or a group of men, it is best to use the suras themselves to provide an answer as to whether We is Allah acting alone or indeed, a "Party of Men" who act to enforce His commands, punishments and warnings. The following suras were taken from the earliest English translation by Muhammad Zafrulla Khan. Readers of The Qur'an should avoid translations of the past 20 to 30 years because they have been altered to be Politically Correct and actually change the original intent.
The Qur'an sanctions a Party of Men to implement its dogma. These men enforce the punishments and atrocities cited in The Qur'an and kill people believing that they are commanded by Allah. This is made possible by use of 'We, Our and Us;' a technique in The Qur'an that allows the Muslim mind to associate their actions with Allah. The authorization of such a party occurs in the following sura. The following suras are provided to allow the reader to ponder, think, and evaluate for themselves the veracity of the conclusions that follow.
Sura 3:105. Let there be from among you a party whose business it should be to invite goodness, to enjoin equity and to forbid evil. It is they who shall prosper.
We find in the following sura that this Party of Men are arrogant enough to believe that they can change, abrogate and forget the commands of God with even better commands.
Sura 2:106-108. Whatever previous commandment We abrogate or cause to be forgotten, We reveal in this Qur'an one better or the like thereof: Knowest thou not that Allah has full power to do all that He wills?
This sura does not identity the one god Allah as abrogating, cause to be forgotten, or replace a command with one better -- but reveals a Party of Men. Why would Allah associate Himself with followers to revise or rescind any of His God-given commands?
Below, we find that indeed there is a Party of Men, which will henceforth be referred to as the We Party. In the following sura, it appears that Allah, identified with the plural "We," assists a Party of Men that kills people while asleep at night or in the afternoon.
Sura 7:5-7. Little is it that you heed. How many a town have We destroyed! Our punishment came upon their dwellers by night or while they slept at noon. When Our punishment came upon them all they could utter was: We are indeed wrongdoers.