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Good points, Tim!

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Submitted by Noah Wilk (United States), Nov 20, 2006 at 17:46

Tim, you make some good points there. I'm not aware of any situation anywhere in the world where Muslims are living in peaceful co-existence with other non-Muslims. Whether their neighbors are Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, Jewish, Atheist, or anything else, Islam is at war with every neighbor they have.

Hell, they're at war with one another! Muslims cannot even peacefully coexist with other Muslims, as the current situation in Iraq and the earlier Iran/Iraq war shows us. So as Don Feder said in a speech he gave, one of three things has to be happening. Either Islam is a poor, misunderstood religion and by some maddeningly unlikely coincidence every other religion and belief system in the world simply cannot get along with Islam, or Islam is a religion of peace that has somehow been hijacked by a handful of fanatics who have somehow managed to turn the "religion of peace" into a justification for violence in a massive level, or Islam really is an evil, archaic ideology.

Apply Occam's Razor...the simplest solution is usually the correct one. I think Islam proves Occam right.

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