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Submitted by Shazia Khanum (Canada), Sep 28, 2005 at 10:01

John B. stated:

Except yourself and other gullible muslims you convince nobody that islam is peaceful.

My Response:

It's not about convincing you or anyone else.

You are entitled to whatever image of Islam you hold and call me and others "gullible muslims", and I am entitled to be "gullible". Whatever image of Islam is real to you, is for you. I have the right to have an image of my own and practice it in a peaceful manner demanding nothing from anyone and living within the boundaries of the laws of the land.

If I say that I respect other religions and see the truth within them and acknowledge the sincerity of others and that there are as many paths to the Reality as their are hearts, and you doubt my sincerity and poo poo what I say, then that's fine. It's merely your own reflections. If your inner self is in a state of doubt, suspicion and even hatred, then that's your inner state, not mine.

God will judge us in the Hereafter. And He is Most Merciful and Just and knows our inner secrets.
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