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Submitted by Devon Hill (Canada), Aug 1, 2002 at 01:44

Methinks that in the haze of all your good intentions vis a vis reforming Islam, that you may be enveloped in wishful thinking!

The grave difference with the acts of barbarity in the name of Christendom and Islam, is that in the former, the Greek Bible teaches expressly against such behavior whilst in the latter, at the very least, the Quran is ambigious and at its worst, fully sanctioning force and brutality to make its point....and when one takes in the equally revered Sahih Hadiths, the case for Islamic Chavinism is made...

Remember, this is a faith that quite proudly boasts about Muhammed's murder of dissenting poets, his vicious executing of 800 innocent Jewish males, his sanctioning of beating unsubmissive wives, an economic system built on looting, his marriage to a 6 year old girl and consummation of marriage with Aisha at the age of 9 whilst he was 53, his unbecoming conduct and general pettiness while once ensconsced in power in Medina etc etc....

Now we have to ask ourselves....what exactly is it that the Wahhabies and other Islamic Extremists are doing that is not in accord with Muhammeds doctrine? The answer is they are behaving very true to Muhammeds doctrine in a literal sense!

This is not a case of Islamic bashing at all as one can read any account of liberal Muslims like Ali Dashti and Secular and "Apostate" Muslims without exception to see learn about the ugly side of Islam and Muhammed's doctrine...

Simply put, outside of forcing Muslims to allegorize their Religious Texts or focusing on Muhammed's early kinder gentler Meccan period, reform in Islam is simply a "pipe" dream (forgive the awful pun Mr. Pipes)....

Perhaps in this global village in which we reside and with greater access to a Free Press and teachings against Muhammed's teachings via the Internet, mayby a mass falling away voluntarily from Islam is a more feasible and happy outlook for all of us Darul Harbians, if not for Darul Islam!

The one thing is certain, we must end the politically correct free ride Islam has been getting in the West and deal with it in a much more open and honest fashion instead of the rubbish from the Islamic sycophants like Esposito and Armstrong!

Thank you
Devon Hill
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