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Adib Farakish

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Submitted by Danish/American (United States), Apr 12, 2006 at 06:36

Danish/American, you cannot judge the 1.2 billion people from a 7-year old child's behaviour.

No, and I do not judge 1.2 billion people for that. I DO however, have my feelings and suspicions of those 1.2 billion people after so many years of watching the deaths caused by the radicals of those 1.2 billion. Can you deny the fact that thousands have been killed in the name of Allah? No you cannot. Can you deny the fact that the majority of terroristic acts committed around the world are done so at the hands of Muslims? No you cannot. It would not matter if my cousin at the age of 7 was scared of Muslims (something she 'learned' at the hands of 'those' people, not my family members), the fact of the matter is, there are so many adults who are scared of Muslims today. And why the fear? Just turn on the news. Suicide bombings are the flavor of the day. You cannot reason with a people who believe that murdering as many infidels, no matter who, along with the person's own death is a way into heaven. You cannot reason with a people who believe if someone turns away from that faith and finds another one, the only option is death. So I am not even going to waste my time. It's obvious the brainwashing that happens. What other explanation is there for killing yourself along with many innocents? That sort of thing doens't happen in civilized society, and when people do killing themselves in the name of religion, they are usually in what is called a cult. We've had it happen here a few times, people who become mezmerised by some slick talking self proclaimed messenger of God.

It's sad that humans can be so mindless, but then again, there are leaders and followers. Too bad the leaders in such situations are so warped in the brain, the only way they believe to reach heaven is through murder/suicide. Anyone can follow some charismatic jerk and kill innocent people, but it takes someone with guts to stand up and say 'This is wrong..I won't do it'. Better to die standing on your feet than on your knees.
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