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Islam is a religion?

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Submitted by John Bastile (Malaysia), Jan 4, 2006 at 09:04

I refer to the weblog submitted by muslim, Nov 15, 2005 at 21:53.

I agree with your comment that a person should research upon a religion first before accusing it in being a terrorist religion. My questions is, have you? I did just that. Before I did my research, I believed that Islam is a peaceful religion. After my research, I don't believe that Islam is a religion.

Islam is a militant cult. Muslims have quaranic laws that orders the killing of apostates and non-believers.

Your prophet married a 6-year old girl when he was more than 50 years of age. He allowed the raids on trade caravans and claimed that war booty is halal. He attacked towns. He raped a war victim named Safiyyah.

He approached Mecca with 10,000 killers one day without warning. And you said that Mecca converted without force.

There has never been a week that passes by without people being killed in the name of Islam. Both the free people and muslims are equal victims.

You said that when a country is under a muslim rule, the people are respected, their religion is respected, their women are respected and their children are respect. This is utter rubbish. In Eygpt, if a person leaves Islam, he is legally dead.

You said that "Yes it is true majority of the people in the muslim counties were christians, but now they are muslims due to conversion." Your example?

You gave the Mongols and the tarters as examples. Of course, only murderous raiders and rapists are initially attracted to this cult. This cult, called Islam, sanctions war booty and slavery. Deserters are ordered to be killed. Critics and oppositions are to be assasinated, just as the prophet of Islam did.

"There is no compulsion in religion" this is a verse from the holy Koran, which says that religion cannot be forced upon someone. Thank you for this phrase. Please practice it then. The world will have peace. Don't just throw phrases at us. Live it.

You said that the action of a few cannot account for the whole religion surely. Okay, but what the Islamist terrorists did, they did it because the Quran orders them to do so. The majority of muslims can't read. Thus, they don't represent the majority.

You mentioned that Mecca was conquered peacfully, Juruselem was recaptured peacfully by Salladin, doesn't this show something...

Yes, it does. It sounds like Muslims robbed peacefully. They killed without compulsion. They raped gently. Please read your own sentence.

You have my pity.
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