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Re: The inevitability of the Caliphate!

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Submitted by William East (United States), Jun 17, 2008 at 02:21

True Islam demands deep personal sincerity based on free will decisions. There is nothing holy or safe in "enforced" behavior because to coerce behavior is to eliminate all sincere expressions of faith. This is where you err. The Islam you practice and the brand of Islam that you hope to spread is out of balance with all the accords of a religion of peace.

If a gun is held to my head to make me pray then all chance to be sincere is taken from my brothers. ...

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