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Our dear Angela and more fantasy

Reader comment on item: "Islam" Does Not Mean "Peace"
in response to reader comment: Thank you, Seamus

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jun 24, 2007 at 16:49

Repeat after me: Islam means surrender to allah and salam means peace and the real genius of the Arabic grammar (read this as qawa3id, nahw and the masora) is that words can have a common ROOT( do not read this as construction), but what matters are the stems from the root. The word islam and the word salam come from different stems (yislam or yif'al and yusalim or yufa'il) and this means that the word islam has nothing in common with the word peace except in the minds of ignorant tablighees like you.

Now your claim that the word Islam must mean peace because islam brings peace to its followers would also mean that Christianity, Hinduism, Paganism etc...also mean peace. So congratulations our dear Angela, but Christianity also means peace ...

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