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in response to reader comment: talk with facts, simply making subjective arguments will not do.

Submitted by donvan (United States), Oct 3, 2007 at 16:50

Mental health is based on behavior. How people actually act. Of course the entire population of self identified "Muslims" are not afflicted with a personality disorder. However, those individuals whose distorted thoughts, a superority based on a piety, irrational hostility toward non "Muslims", commit suicide and mass murder in the process, do have a personality that is disordered because of their identification as "Muslim".

We see this behavior in no other group, we see no support for this behavior except from "Muslims" . One may deny the facts, one may obfuscate and distract , but the fact is that the more pious identification as a "Muslim" the greater the likelihood of a disordered personality. For example, the many reports of personality change when "Muslim" men return to a native "Muslim" country. There is no stigma in having a disorder. Civilized countries can treat the disorder with therapy, and in more severe cases, medicines. If you ,or some one you know are having suicidal or homicidal thoughts , feel hatred toward others, believe that killing will bring eternal rewards, that is disordered thinking...

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