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No compulsion? - then why were those journalists forced to convert?

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Submitted by Maggie4Life (Australia), Oct 3, 2006 at 01:40

Talib,

I suspect that you speak with a forked tongue. It seems that to you dialogue means giving your sanitized version of Islam, whilst the Dhimmis just listen and take it all in. However, that is not the way forward with true dialogue.

You falsely claim that the Koran states that there is no compulsion to join Islam. However, you neglect the historical record. You neglect the fact that Mohammed himself issued the request to either convert to Islam or face the consequences. This is the same threat that has been issued to Pope Benedict XVI, President George Bush, Prime Minister of Australia John Howard, Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair, Mr. Daniel Pipes, and Mr. Robert Spencer. I take that threat very seriously, because it shows to me the truth about Islam. It is a very dark truth.

What is more important is that two journalists were captured in the Gaza strip and they were forced to convert to Islam as a gun was held to their heads. To me, they are the weaklings because they took the cowards way out by agreeing to make the statement that they had coverted. Despite what was said in that video, they converted by the sword and not of their own free will. On the other hand Jill Carroll showed true strength because she refused the same invitations to convert. She is a stronger individual because her own Christianity was her strength.

This has always been the way in which Islam has spread. I see it in the news every day. Islamofacists are demanding that there be conversions. On top of that they are now demanding that sharia should be the law of the land.

Well I say that Americans and British alike should be hitting back and telling the Islamofacists that they either desist from this intimidating behaviour or they will be expelled from the country.

There cannot be true dialogue until Islam agrees to reform.

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