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On the question of Indian Muslims

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Submitted by Debanjan Banerjee (India), Jun 11, 2010 at 22:51

Hi Muslimkush ,

You have grave misunderstanding of History. See Mongols (I do not know whether you have heard about someone called Genghis Khan) did unspeakable horror to Muslims in the middle ages. They destroyed most of the Western Asian region which includes Afghanistan , Iran , Iraq (particularly Baghdad) and Syria.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongol_Empire

If you say that Muslims destroyed Hindu temples I can tell you that Hindus themselves destroyed many Buddhist temples otherwise how a Buddhist India ( Buddhism was the dominant religion in India for about 1000 years as described by Amartya Sen ) became a Hindu majority ?

And you should also notice that Hindu caste system was a great divider of peoples even the King Krishna justifies caste system in Gita the Hindu holy book .So is it not natural that lower caste people in India will go for a faith like Islam which calls for universal brotherhood among believers ?

Remember if Islam was spread by sword and coercion then why will it survive till today when there has not been a single strong Islamic state since the early 1800-s ?

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