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Correction....excuse me?

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Submitted by Shahriar (United States), Oct 9, 2007 at 22:22

Donovan, your comment is absolutist and dogmatic. There is much that non-muslims can learn about Islam that cannot be gleaned from isolated, decontextualized verses from a holy book.

Should I judge Christianity or Hindusim only by verses in their holy scriptures? I hope not! Look at my comments at the top of this forum -- I am not denying that you have reasons for grievances! All I am saying is that they should be directed towards Radical Muslims and Islamists, who work out of desperation and greed and quote a holy scripture to justify their actions -- not unlike the way Islam-bashers quote the same verses to channel their hatred on a philosophy (which they have not taken the effort to understand) rather than on groups of disenfranchised people, poltical bodies, and/or tragic trends in history.

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