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Moderates have a big problem

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Submitted by Paladin (United States), Dec 22, 2009 at 22:58

  1. If a "moderate Muslim" is tolerant of other religions and has no use for jihad, then "Moderates" have a serious problem. The Koran not only fails to counsel tolerance, it actually forbids it. Likewise, the Koran not only fails to recommend peaceful relations with non-Muslims, it actually forbids them - by requiring Muslims to engage in violent jihad against non-Muslims. Sad by true: Islam IS NOT moderate and there is not way to make it moderate other than to amend its basic scripture - not easy to do.
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