Social Experiment – What do Norwegians know about Islam?

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A group of individuals are conducting a social experiment in Oslo to test their knowledge on Islam and find out what people think about it. They plan to engage in community cohesion between Muslims and non-characterics to strengthen the Muslim community. A recent outreach project aims to increase the Muslim community's chances of being declared as a Muslim, with a focus on the holy book of the Old centers of Islam. Visitors are encouraged to donate to scores to increase their chances of being declared declared as a Muslim, with a need to support Muslims and encourage them to come back to Islam.

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Are you are you wasting your time on social media again? Your brothers and sisters in Islam net from Norway are establishing a masjid a Dawa center. Establishing a masjid to convey the message of Islam is one of the best deeds a Muslim can do. There's a huge need for annoying you know this and I know this, so that makes the room even greater. So give generously and Allah azza wa jal give you even

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a Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. How're you guys doing? I'm here in Oslo, in Norway, where we're going to be doing a social experiment, asking people testing their knowledge about what they know about the religion of Islam. Tell us a bit more about this stuff ahead. Norway is a country with approximately 5 million people and 200,000 Muslims, Muslims have an hamdullah been here for quite some time. But we haven't been able to change the narrative, the perspective the non Muslims perspective on Islam. So what we want to do now is to find out what people actually think about Islam and Muslims, and that's excellent. And that's what we're going to be doing. So stay

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tuned. We're actually doing a social experiment here in Oslo, others to understand the level of knowledge on the religion of Islam and Muslim people in general. And the question I wanted to ask you is, if I say the word Islam, what comes to your mind? Allah? Allah, yeah. And the hijab and Allah. Okay.

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Religion. Okay. Very good. People. Really?

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Hands up. Okay. Good food.

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That's interesting. Yeah. Well, John, aside from the religion itself, the practice, of course, asked you to expound a little bit more. Middle Earth night. Middle East. Yeah. That's

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Mecca. Mecca. Okay. Intro. Yeah, I know about like,

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I will say,

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mostly related to men and women, not the same rights. I'm sure you've seen some things on the news, with some kind of tensions arising between anti Islamic elements and the Muslim people in the Muslim community and so on. What we're trying to do here is really engender a spirit of community cohesion between Muslims and others, by educating people have the basics of Islam. And Islam really is a religion that says that there's only one God worthy of worship. So there's one God that created the world. Do you believe in God? No.

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Not really. No. You're an atheist.

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Or agnostic, you don't know if this goes

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on? And

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I will say, I think most people would be much happier if they

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lived in other people and not so much in the woods. In God or Allah or anything. I think I think more I'll believe more people than in any religion. Okay. So let me ask you a question. How do you think we came to this world? How do we come here? Dinosaurs? Dinosaurs? It's very, very interesting. Yeah. Scandinavia is notorious for being one of the places in the world that it has the least amount of religious people. Yes. Yes. The Vikings this Middle Earth movie?

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Yes. Is this the Scandinavian initiative here, where the Dow outreach projects which is attempting to normalize relationships between Muslim people and other people normalize Islam in this country, doing Dawa, and bringing people to Islam, strengthening the Muslim community is the biggest of its kind? So do you really want to miss an opportunity like this where you can encourage these kinds of discussions? It's kind of outreach, I don't think you do. And these are the efforts that were slammed that have sprung forward, of course, in creating this message, and Dallas, and so we're gonna have an outreach project, which will fulfill those two objectives in a way that's never been

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fulfilled before Scandinavia, Scandinavian history. That's why I say click on the button below, and donate right now. So the idea really is this is that LSA Islam is just a religion, which believes in one god worthy of worship, we believe in the same kind of prophets that are in the Old Testament. So Moses, Abraham, so know, all of these kinds of things that Muslims believe in that. Just like Jews, for example, Christians believe in that we as Muslims also believe in Jesus, Jesus Christ, but we don't believe that He is the God or the son of God. So these are some of the you know things about Islam as a religion. Of course, Islam is a religion, which allows for people to do their own thing,

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and we do our own thing. So this idea because some people think Islam, for example, is a religion which oppresses or tries to convert or forcibly convert people. This is not something which is in the religion of Islam. It is something which people have said about it, which is not actually true. A lot of people when asked what do you think of Islam, the first thing that we'll be thinking about is someone blowing themselves up someone like me, someone like me, blowing themselves up, of course, but this is why it's important to have these discussions because, frankly, as you said correctly, I think the basics of Islam it's just basically

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Leaving this one god worthy of worship

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Allah and the five pillars of Islam, I'm sure you've heard of them and the six pillars of Eman, creed, and so on. And we believe in the Old Testament prophets, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and so on. So there's a lot of continuities between Islam as religion and those which the West is used to Christianity and Judaism. So on. Yeah. So we interactions with Muslims, have you found that they have been particularly pernicious evil people? Or has it been a normal interaction? No, I think they're very loving compared to Norwegian guy.

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You know, they call people terrorists, but you know, it's just, it's just the scenes, you know, that they're, they're playing games on us. Yeah, I have Muslim friends. And I talk about these things all the time.

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Yeah, exactly. Yeah. And so I think you're very open minded person. And you can tell you know, from your demeanor, the fact that you wanted to speak to me, you know, and so on. And so what I would suggest is that, if you want more information about Islam, of course, you can read the Quran, which is the religious holy book of the Muslim people. So that's something I would invite you to do, which is the last book I told you, I'm going to read, honestly, tell her to tell you.

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Yes. I told her like, just a few days ago, I'm going to read the Quran really? Like my father did you know Christian man, but he wanted to read the Quran to understand people. Wow. And that is fantastic. So this is like consider this to be a science you already do, bro? already read the Quran. Wow. Yeah, really? Oh, *. Wow. So she's You can't let her when you can't let her when she isn't. She's already getting all the cultural capital. Yeah. So I was gonna say they've started an initiative here in Norway. It is basically a big center, which they they give free Quran they give you no advice and speak to people who want to understand more about the religion of Islam. Good to

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meet you. Thank you so much. Thank you.

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Very open minded people. Thank you very much, my friend. Take care. See ya. And this is an example of someone from Norway, who is very open minded, very courteous, very open. And this shows you that people are not really interested in this kind of right wing stuff here. It's not something which is as widespread as maybe the media actually makes it out to be. And the man was wanting to read the Quran is a sign maybe from God, that he wants to read the Quran. And here I am giving him all the information and telling him giving him another incentive to read the Quran. But look at it. These people have no way imagine they want to read the Quran. By Imagine there's no one there to give it

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to them.

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We have someone there to give it to him now, which is the biggest data center with Quran, translations in English and so on. We should give it to these people. And because it can't just be one conversation, even if this man converts now, which let's say I could get him to convert. But it doesn't mean anything if there's not an aftercare program, if there's not someone to speak to them if there's not someone to help them. And we need to help them by clicking the link below right now because this is the biggest outreach program in Scandinavia. So click the link below. And we'll be able to do this project where we can do this data to the people in the streets of Norway and in

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Sweden and in Denmark and in all of Scandinavia. Today, click the link below you cannot afford to miss out on this opportunity. Brothers and sisters, let me introduce you to Norway. This is a European country where the vast majority of people have become religious, or 200,000. Muslims have a population of about 5 million. And most of these 200,000 Muslims have no idea how to explain Islam to their non Muslim friends and neighbors. But that means to change a law son his messenger to call people to eternal success. And that is why Muslims in Norway are now establishing a masjid and our center to enhance the Norwegian dour. While they cannot do this alone, we need to support them. If

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you donate to the scores, you will inshallah reap the rewards 1000s of Muslims coming back to Islam and many of those who become white and invite Islam. You will share in the reward for all those shareholders and good deeds to come in sha Allah. So click the link and donate now and share the video for extra route