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The difference, Meghan

Reader comment on item: Ban Islam?
in response to reader comment: Shall we ban Judaism and Christianity as well?

Submitted by donvan (United States), Aug 31, 2008 at 12:00

Dear Meghan,

the difference is, as you must surely know are immense. First, no one claims that the Bible was written by God. Believers believe that the Bible was inspired by a belief in a diety, but no one claims that it was written by God, this is elementary. Regarding the violence in the bible, this cannard is as absurd as the first. Nowhere in the Bible does it advocate violence by humans beings toward others either as a consequence of belief or non belief. This is also elementary.

The narrative of the Koran is one of forced compliance to the mythology of Muhammed. When the Koran speaks of "..Killing Jews wherever you find them...", it is not saying that God will kill them, it is instructing that Mu'slams do so. As a Mu'slam you should not need to be told this basic dogma of your belief system. Muhammed cannot be separated from his sword. The composite mythology of "Islam" has always relied on violence, does now rely on force and, because the Koran was "Written by 'the god' " and cannot be mollified, must always rely on force and intimidation to preseve and expand this mythology.

Neither Judaism nor Christianity advocate violence toward non belivers, or those who have rejected or refused to believe. Nor do they refuse to tolerate Mu'slams,Buddists, or any other belief system. Have you tried to worship Christ in a Mu'slam occupied country, Sausi,Iran,Sudan,etc.,? Suffice it to say you cannot. Your attempt to equate "Islam" with any other belief system, with the exception of Nazism or Marxism, is either disingenious or willfully ignorant.

Best wishes in your search for your truth......

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