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Submitted by tariq (United Arab Emirates), Feb 12, 2006 at 07:21

"For heavens sake, you are trying to justify violence against others by saying fight those who fight you"
I am not justifying violence, im justifying the right to defend from the attackers.

"GOD has created all of us in his image, we are all, I mean all humans, his childern..."
How can He be God if he has children? Are we all gods as well?

"GOD doesn't give superiority to nation over nation or to a human over human"
I know. and i never said otherwise.

"Why is it hard for muslims to understand this simple statement."
We already understand it.

"JUST in islam is NOT JUST in other religions."
example?

"you say that Islam was in danger, thats why GOD permitted muslims to kill in his name to defend islam."
I think something is missing from your comment.

" Try to re-read your own words but before you do that put yourself in the shoes of what you call unbelievers who totally beleive that Islam is not the true religion."
You put yourself in a muslims shoes.

When i read your comments the first thing tht came in my mind was the word 'rubbish'.

You believe that we should not fight, not even to defend yourself. i have some questions for you. PLZ ANSWER.

If someone attacks me, wot i am to do? run away? or just let that person beat me up? doesnt it make more sense to defend myself?
Suppose USSR had attacked US during the cold war. Wot should they have done?

The pagans of makkah attacked madina. What should the Muslims have done? Just sit there, watch their wives and children slaughtered and then themselves be tortured to death?

I dont know you, but suppose someone(god forbid) kills your son, will you offer him your next sone as well?(if someone slaps on 1 cheek, you have to give another 1 as well. right?)
If killing is wong why are criminals hanged?
Y dont christians rise up against bush for killing muslims in iraq and indirectly causing death to many more in other parts of the world?
You say that "GOD doesn't give superiority to nation over nation or to a human over human to the extent to make a man kill other man when it is JUST"

I some1 hits me, and i hit him back does not make me superior. we are now equal.
Also if christians are so peace loving, then y the holocaust? Why were 3000 muslims slaughtered in bosnia, before any action was taken?

Suppose person A is in debt to person B. so A kills B and the police have evidence of that. What should the police do to A?
Suppose China attacks U.S. What should the US do? Do wot Islam says(defend themselves) or do wot u say?(which is not very clear)

All the religions followed in China, especially Buddism are believed to be peaceful, so much that they wont even eat meat nor hurt an insect. How is that martial arts originated from this part of the world? Kung Fu is the most lethal form of any fighting technique. How is that the peaceloving monks of the Shaolin Temple came up with the Shaolin Kung Fu? this Qs. i'll answer myself. they created Shaolin Kungfu to DEFEND themselves from thieves robbing their temple.

I'll be waiting for your answers
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