Personally I feel that it is. It is just as destructive as early Christianity was as it began to spread. I feel Christianity has become boring to most of the religious types. The conflict that lies within Islam draws a lot of attention and interest from people whom are lost (as I call them). Religion as a whole has destroyed more than it has ever helped. Religion itself is not violent but it's followers usually take it the a violent level. The people committing these acts of violence make me nauseous. The only way to ever bring an end to religion is education. So why do believers feel that suffering will ever lead them to "god"?
“Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” -Yoda-
That's terrible. I am sorry that you or anyone else has to live in that sort of environment. Keep your head up and keep thinking.
I'm an ex-muslim and I see it to be asinine, destructive, and promotes hatred and racism.
Theism in general is sinister and totalitarian.