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Submitted by Gov (United States), Jun 30, 2008 at 12:28

The manusmriti is NOT a SCRIPTURE. No Hindu has ever considered it a scripture. It is a book of laws for humans and by humans and is not sacred in the least bit. It can be changed or discarded in its entirety, without making any difference whatsoever to Hindus or to Hinduism. And why don't you quote from the Vedas where it talks about brutalizing non-Hindus like the Qu'ran does in repeatedly dehumanizing and aggressively advocating violence against non-Muslims?

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