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Pardon?

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Submitted by Jim (United Kingdom), Sep 9, 2009 at 19:44

A more stable and just place than the Christian world? That is a very definitive statement to make, considering you weren't even there. The truth is that all societies and civilisations have had their problems, the Christian world is no exception.

However perhaps we can ask all those subjugated at the point of a sword by the Muslims, against their will; the Berbers, the Spanish, the Balkan people, the Copts, the Jews, the Hindus, the Arabs, the Persians, the Meccans, the Turkish lands, the Pashtuns of Afghanistan, the various African peoples and of course the Holy Land which was invaded and conquered, how fair and just their existence was....

Don't start justifying the wickedness of Islam by comparing it to our faults, two wrongs don't make a right, especially as the western Christian civilisation as we know it today and of which you've had many advantages, was founded in the history you deride. ...

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