1 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Hind Samy - That's nice but....

Reader comment on item: Something Rotten in Denmark?
in response to reader comment: Untrustworthy

Submitted by PCMadness (New Zealand), Mar 20, 2006 at 18:01

OK Hind Samy, which is "your country"? Without knowing which country you are talking about how can any of us comment. But you may well be right. Even Iraq has practicing Christians (Assyrians). You have to agree though, that there are countries under Islamic law where Christianity or any other religion other than Islam is not tolerated. (Saudi Arabia for one)

Your country is predominantly muslim (30%,40%,50%,60% ???), yet the richest and most powerful man is a Christian. So what you're saying is your country is not one of those countries that persecutes other religions. Great! bully for you, your country is not totalitarian and probably democratic. I'm unclear of your point here.

"Many Muslim countries are poor as a couple of posters here love to make fun of this sad fact. I never knew being poor was a sin - being a Christian I'm sure you'd agree - being poor isn't a crime"

What point are you trying to make? Are you suggesting that being poor is an excuse for the mayhem we have seen over the last few months?

"I am Muslim and I call on Muslims to stop attacking the Danish people".

"If you would just take the time to see what our Prophet (pbuh) taught us about religious tolerance and learn a bit about Islamic history, you would see that Islam never encouraged violence against anyone for having a different religion. "

This is great and I salute you for saying it, but unfortunately your religion has been hijacked by a bunch of fundamentalist nutters. Until you claim back your "beautiful" religion and start regulating from within there will be no progress forward. Muslims are going to have to deal with this themselves.

So are you going to start the Islamic reformation required to project your vision of peace and understanding?
Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Hind Samy - That's nice but.... by PCMadness

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)