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What does Muhammad bring to the table of civilization—Western or otherwise?

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Submitted by V. Veritas (United States), Jun 25, 2006 at 21:24

Let's see. . . When "infidels" go to an Islamic country they must submit to the laws of Islam. Then— when Muslims come to an "infidel" country, those Muslims demand that the "infidels" also submit to the laws of Islam. Something is very, very wrong with this picture!

As Donovan asked: "what does Mohammed bring to the table of Western civilization?..." I ask what does Muhammad bring to the table of civilization—Western or otherwise? What have Muslims done to help move humanity forward in the last 1000 years? " . . .the total number of books translated into Arabic during the 1,000 years since the age of Caliph Al-Ma'moun [a ninth-century Arab ruler who was a patron of cultural interaction between Arab, Persian, and Greek scholars—WPR] to this day is less than those translated in Spain in one year." http://www.worldpress.org/Mideast/663.cfm Where are the Muslim Nobel Prize winners? I am with Steven Burns. Why on earth do Muslims leave their "perfect" Islamic lands and immigrate to the decadent lands of the "infidel"? Let them live in the 7th century in the lands of Islam—not in ours! V. Veritas

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