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in response to reader comment: Islam was not spread by sword

Submitted by DONVAN (United States), May 19, 2008 at 21:40

I cannot see what or whose interest is served by any preservation, protection,or defense by the advancement of the Muhammedian mythology. No humanitarian interest is advanced, no social need is served, and no development of the human person is proposed. What, exactly, is the purpose of this seemingly truncated ideology? Suffice it to say there is none.

Again , I would ask to what purpose does the Mu'slams of Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Indonesia, etc serve to torment non Mu'slams? What perversion of humanity can justify the digusting attitudes toward Jews, 'polytheists' Christians, and so called infidels? Only the "Sword" , ( what we call a metaphor) or forced submission to the mythology.

Please try to be specific in your responses. Vague general beliefs or the reiteration of belief insinuated as fact is inadequate to be taken seriously. You are severly mistaken if you believe that the "Islamic" movement is not advanced and sustained by force and violence.

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