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Islamic Credibility

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Submitted by R James (United States), Feb 5, 2006 at 18:15

"We have not heard of any Muslim insulting the Pope publicaly or making caricatures about him for example."

-- No, but we did hear about a very public assassination attempt on the pope's life in 1981 done by a certain Muslim in the name of Allah. It's violent actions such as this, along with the ever increasing mindlessness others since that have been steadly undermining Islam's credibility among Westerners.

You can preach all you want on how Islam is a religion of peace and respect but history tells us a different story. Wherever Islam takes hold, freedom soon evaporates under theocratic despotism. All too often poverty, illiteracy, abuse of women and children, torture and death are the bitter fruit of Islamic society. (Just look at the hell-hole Islamic Africa is right now!) The only Islamic nations that succeed are those adopting Western philosophies of democracy, religious tolerance and the rights of individuals.

Though unfortunate, the Danish cartoon incident has at least given vent to the fact that Europeans have become increasingly disillusioned with out of control immigration from the arab world. If talk of a Muslim Europe along with uncivilized behaviour of Muslim newcomers continues to escalate, Europe will be forced to make the choice between -- lose your way of life -or- mass expulsions.
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