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Many followers believe their religion

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Submitted by John Berg (United States), Nov 26, 2002 at 10:50

If one describes religion as the rules for getting to heaven, then it is important that the rules to have been provided by the ruler of heaven. Since S/He doesn't change, it has to be important that the rules never change.

...Some followers believe their religion. Christianity and Islam provide the motivation behind their actions and their belief prevents them from accepting any suggestion that their religion changes or is modified by human thinking.

Islam is a way of life for its followers. More than directions to heaven, Islam provides compulsory rules for living this life. Consequently Islam is an ideology, a governing system, a political basis, and tool by some to manipulate others.

A basic question seems to be how the West can destroy the bad Muslim and leave the good Muslim for future improving changes. Perhaps this can't be done because all Muslims believe their religion.

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