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Submitted by trans-parere (Canada), Dec 3, 2006 at 21:36

That's got to be word for word right? You wouldn't have slipped in an original thought or parsed the sentence structure to imply an opinion outside of the party line.

Loved the convoluted logic in associating "wanting to go to war with Iran" and North Korea firing missles and not going to war. Who "wants" to go to war with Iran or N. Korea?

I read the Koran first hand years ago and found once you remove the little that is actually spiritual and uplifting everything else is a story of conquest and dictates how one goes about continuing that conquest. I read the hadiths too. Too bad you're not taught by your leaders to differentiate between blanket support for all Muslims and standing with freedom and democracy fully supporting freedom and democracy and working to create the same protections for the rights and freedoms of the individual world wide.

I don't really blame you directly because I know you're not responsible and are powerless to make any personal opinion. You must follow along or face harsh punishment and possible death. You've submitted. And tomorrow when your told to strap on the vest bomb, you will submit again.

Americans and Europeans are quite willing to purchase the oil from the countries and companies they built up in the first place. Oh sorry, your probably not supposed to know that little tidbit of history. This tension with Iran isn't about oil. It's about Iran mucking about in Iraqi affairs and contributing to the religious warfare in that country and the discord in Lebanon.

Yes, green house gases are something to study and learn about so that their influence can be mitigated. However as being Muslim and a fair proportion of the world population you carry some responsibility for its being. Contrary to your Imams protestations your not an innocent bystander your a major contributor. Your attack on western culture, your "use" of democracy and freedom to advance Islamic culture in the west, you drive cars ,use electricity, buy property, cut your grass, burn your leaves, smoke cigarettes and eat red meat but, you hold no responsibility, yet reserve the right to appoint blame. You're two faced. At least Europeans and Americans are out there in the world trying in their best effort to help create a better tomorrow for every one and that when they make mistakes they will acknowledge them. I can appreciate that Islam is your religion, your law and your social rule.

I can accept Islam as a religion but, I will not accept it as my law or my social rule. Your failure to grasp this separation of religion, religious goverment and religious social constraints in western democracy has led to a lot of ill will. Don't blame the west for not bowing to your dictates.

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