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Submitted by Pat (United States), Mar 20, 2006 at 16:01

It's the West vs Islam, rather than Christianity vs Islam for one simple reason: the West allows freedom of religion. Contrast this with Islam, which calls for the execution of anyone who leaves the faith. The West is more than Christians. It's not two faiths fighting one another. It's people who want to live in freedom vs people who want to subdue it. It just so happens that the would-be subduers are using Islam as justification for their cause.

The West is not looking to forcibly convert all Muslims to Christianity. We don't want to destroy their faith. Muslims live and practice freely in the West. That freedom is being used against us. In which Islamic country can a non-Muslim live and practice freely and be equal to his Muslim counterparts?

You just don't understand that we don't need to wear our religion on our sleeve in order to be good people. Goodness is in your heart. What is in a Muslim's heart toward anyone who doesn't believe as he does? Answer: hatred.
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