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Submitted by John Myers (Egypt), Nov 16, 2008 at 16:26

And jews rage against christians and muslims.

And christians rage against muslims and jews.

Yes, we all understand the tangled web of this infamous love triangle. History has shown that to judge a religion by its followers is pointless. I am not going to refer to andalusia and how the spanish slaughtered jews when the muslims left, I am not even going to bring up the crusades. All of the three major religions have blood on their hands. The fact that christians and jews are now friends and seem to have established a post renaissance civil society and cordiality between them is good news.

The sad thing is that islam remains stuck in limbo, unable to advance because of their current rulers and because of baggage that has infiltrate islamic teachings and ideology. A careful .. revision from an unbiased source will demonstrate differences between the islam that is practiced today and what it stood for 1400 years ago. I wonder kman, if the muslim world (2 billion people) extended the hand of friendship, will the western world be ready to shake it, or has the damage been irreversibly tainted with the ages old notion that one religion is to supercede all others and claim right to this pitiful planet to usher in the end of times. I wonder how religion can bring out the worst in so many people......

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