Writing Rhetorically I
9/11 was the foundation for discrimination against Muslims. Although it is unfair, the beliefs of many, led to many arguments about the topic of civil and human rights. There are many factors of how discrimination against Muslims still lingers today, and why people still believe so strongly about it. From the “victory mosque” to separation of Muslims, there are many ways Americans have gone against human ethic. After the wake of 9/11, some people believed that, not only Muslims are the root of all evil, but that all Muslims are connected in some way. So one bad Muslim, makes all Muslims bad.
Park51 is often a place of discrimination, because of the abundant population of Muslims and its close proximity to ground zero. The park is to promote diversity, but it has become a breeding ground for judgment and discernment. Countless radicals refer to Park51 as a "victory mosque", a place for Muslims to honor their conquests. It is a sensitive topic for many people including politicians and the individuals who make the decision whether it is ethically acceptable. Many referred the mosque to the attack at Pearl Harbor. "desecration; Nobody would allow something like that at Pearl Harbor ... Let's have some respect for who died there and why they died there." said former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani this quote refers to the importance of keeping our values as Americans. Those who oppose Park51 believe that they are supporting their civil rights an American. Although it is all up for and interpretation of what the mosque stands for everyone will always have their own opinion.
Many people still forget that Muslims were amongst the innocent who lost their lives on 9/11. Out of the 2,996 casualties of the 9/11 attacks, around 62 Arab and Muslims were amongst the fatalities. When looking at the aspect of equality, Muslims are just as equal as Americans. They have similar jobs,...