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Submitted by Leah (United States), Aug 29, 2006 at 16:34

Tony, you say that were modern ideas to come to Islam, it would collapse, because its foundation is in ignorance. How, then, do you explain Moorish Spain, a time when science, medicine, and math flourished under Islamic rule, from which the decimal system and Arabic numerals originate?

Historically, Islam's record for violence is no worse than Christianity's. The intolerance in the Koran is no worse (in quality; in quantity it seems to me to be worse, though I have not studied it thoroughly) than that of the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures.

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