Holy Wars are regional declaration of war under the false pretense of religion. Note that Religion by definition renounces the material World, and does not take sides in any conflict.
“ And unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that taketh away thy cloak forbid not to take thy coat also.”
- Luke 6:29
Since hate begets hate, and violence promotes violence, the only way to break this cycle of Maya is through Humility.
Jihad means "Holy struggle" or "Holy War"
“ Islam is not in America to be equal to other faiths but to become dominate. The Koran should be the highest authority in America and Islam the only accepted religion on Earth.”
- allegedly Omar Ahmed, chairman on the board of Council on American-Islamic relations
“ I wouldn’t want to create the impression that I wouldn’t like the government of the United States to be Islamic sometime in the future... but I’m not going to do anything violent to promote that. I’m going to do it through education.”
- allegedly Ibrahim Hooper, CAIR national spokesman