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Reader comment on item: A Saudi Prince's Threat to the Obama Administration
in response to reader comment: Who is war mongering?

Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan (Australia), Feb 9, 2009 at 18:58

Mr. 'Ahmed' writes:

"We muslims accept all the prophets including Jesus. Do you the Non-muslims accept Prophet Mohammed S.A.W? If you don't, than it is a clear proof that its the west that is in war path to destroy Islam."

YOur reasoning lacks logic. By definition followers of other religions do not accept Mohammed as the latest and greatest 'prophet' - otherwise they would be Muslim wouldn't they?

And when you say Muslms 'accept' other religions - what do you mean ?

If Christianity is used as an example of your 'acceptance' - you agree with Christ who says 'no man goes to the Father except through me', or the 'Kingdom of Heaven is within you' - or 'beware of false prophets ' etc etc

Or when you say Muslims 'accept' other religions are you just acknowledging the fact that other religions exist - you can't do much about it and that you have to tolerate their existence - despite the rather boastful yet both absurd and patently false claim that Islam is 'supreme among religions'.

It's indicative of your mindset that because you realise that people do not accept the child marrying Mohammed as a holy man - then automatically this means war. It brings to mind the images of apopleptic turban wearers brandishing swords because of their dislike of cartoons.

Normal, sane people don"t think like that. There are other alternatives. Why can't you see them?

One is that we simply don't care what you believe - but will allow you to continue to do so on the basis of a 'live and let live' ethic - something that you would be wise to get your head around.

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