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Submitted by Baneeshkhan (India), Mar 22, 2006 at 10:55

The muslims are brothers yes I agree. The muslims must support his brother whether he is right or wrong I do not agree .

Because those muslims who did wrong things must be punished by the Almighty . How can I support a person who will be punished by The Almighty.I support those who did good things . And I am not able to support the person who kill others without any reason . "Those who kill others without any reason will be treated as the killer of all human being " (Qur-An).

The muslim are not ready to conquer the whole world in order to preach islam . But it is our duty to say the Belief to others . It is their discrimination to receive or not . We have not been said to convert them forcefully . It is against Islam . But we conquer other nations just for political reason . And in the conquered nations we did not make any force to convert the others to Islam . Physical conversion is not islam . mental convertion is the base of any relegion . How can you convert a person mentally by force . You may quote several examples for such forceful convertion . But I say to you that it is against Islam . Those who convert others forcefully will be punished By the Almighty. But we wish all the human beings must be muslims . In order to satisfy that wish we are working in the minds of human beings .Those who interested in the theories of Islam ( Fundamentals) can receive it . Those who are not interested he can reject.

We have no problem with those who reject our relegion . In Islam and In Qur-an you can see many times the urging to take weapons . But you must understand the situations. The Prophet and the followers go to the Madina in order to save their life and belief . But the enemies did not allow them live in Madina peacefully . They were always making troubles to them. But the Prophet was always trying to avoid the conflicts with them.You can see one of the agreements signed between them . In which the enemies wanted to send back those who convert to Islam and go to Madina,after the day on which the agreement had been signed .And they would not allow anybody to go to the Madina in order to save his life and belief .What a partial agreement But the Prophet agreed and Signed in order to avoid conflicts.

And they took weapons when they were minority . At the time of Badr (The first war between the Makka enemies and muslims ) they were 313 person with no good weapons . But the enemies were 1500 and had good military equipments . The muslims were compelled to fight them . At last muslims got the victory. At the time of the war the Almighty urged every muslims to fight.
That was JIHAD . And Qur an urges every muslims to cut the throat of the enemies where ever you see them at the war ground .What we had to do other than killing them . Behind these urges there was a reason that the enemies were either the relatives or the friends of muslims at the time when they were in Makkah. It was the fight of consistency .

If the same situations comes we the muslim will be in a position to fight. But it has to be decided by the high authority. That is the Khalife . But now there is no such authority . So that we muslims splitted in to groups some argues that it is the time of war ,some argues that it is not the time of war. So i agree that we muslims are now in a great problem . there is a lack of high authority. But we muslims are not in a position of suppress.The Prophet said to us" how my society will be destroyed because I am the First person of this society and many reforms will come to protect my society i different time And the last time Easa(Jesus)(PBUH) will come to protect my society."The islamic mentality is not to conquer the world .If the muslims are ready to live as per the rules and regulations laid by Almighty the world will come to their feet .

By conquering the minds of human beings we can achieve the Goal . Don`t misunderstand The word Goal . It is not the conquering of nations .It is the subsidiary of the main goal .The main goal is to change all muslims as real muslims . It is good for all nations . Those who beleive really the fundamentals of islam will not ready to kill others without any reason .And you must understand the Meaning of JIHAD . Jihad is the holy war against the evils ."The great Jihad is the to say "don`t" to a bad ruler" said by the Prophet.And the Jihad has many levels . Jihad towards his own body to escape from committing sins .It is the Jihad against the Sathan.if you feel sadness when you see sins in the society you will be in a JIhad of mind. If you are in a position in which you cannot save your belief and life either you must do holy war against the enemies or you must go to another place at which you can save your belief and life.

And no muslims has been said to do war in order to preach islam and make another country an Islamist country by sword. And in war we muslims must keep the rules of Almighty . Islam bans killing of women and children, destruction of fruitful trees and killing by fire at the time of war .And it is better for the muslims to give pardon to the conquered people inorder to conquer the minds of they. Prophet released the enemies captured in war by the condition of teaching others reading and writing.And He gave pardon to a jew women who gave poison to him .You people are in great misunderstanding of islam and its fundamentals .We concider other muslims as our brothers . But it does not mean the persons other than muslims are our enemies . Those who are trying to kill us and are trying to deminish the value of our beleif are our enemies . All other person are our freinds. We all have brothers and sisters the does not means all the other persons are our enemies. We have some loving manner to our brothers and sisters if they are in trouble we always are ready to help them . But it does not mean that we are not ready to help other other than brothers and sisters.

You have no love to Those who kill your brother or sister or those who make harm to your family . We muslims are brothers and it is quality of muslim but it does not mean we are ready to back their wrong things.And i blame those who kill women and children and innocent persons by the name of relegion and I hate those who killed women and children and innocent persons by the attack of 9/2001 .And I hate those who killed the innocent persons and children and women in Iraque , Afghanistan, Vietnam , Japan etc.. Do you hate them?
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