1 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Mr Keiler you are right

Reader comment on item: [Khobar Rampage:] "Don't Be Afraid, We Won't Kill Muslims"

Submitted by Kiana (United States), Sep 15, 2004 at 22:37

I am muslim, and I have to agree with Mr Keiler. The people who are commiting these atrocious crimes are not just real Muslims. These are people who are evil plain and simple. Most don't care if you are Muslim; they persecute other Muslims sometimes because they don't hold the same minute beliefs.

What kills me is that some people think that these fundamentalists( who are dealing with general principles rather than practical application) are usually the most devout, however that is quite the contrary, many of the al qaida and other groups drink and do many very unislamic things. Most importantly kill innocent people.

Nowhere in any doctrine of Islam (Quran or Hadith) does it allow the killing of innocent people. Now there are explanations of war but there are rules and guidelines, of which one of the most important is no women and children. Understand that people who have a personal agenda usually use some sort of ideology to back it up. Example: hundreds of years agon, white Americans in U.S used their religion and the Bible as justification for enslaving and killing Africans.

Just because a bad person does something in the name of God doesn't mean that everyone who believes in God is bad.
Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Mr Keiler you are right by Kiana

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)