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Submitted by Sara (United States), Jan 21, 2007 at 19:32

If 20% are muslims and 80% are non-muslims, that IS the majority. Muslims believe that non-muslims are guilty and can or should be killed. If Jews are never required to be killed, then why do so many muslims cheer for killing the Jews, and say the holocaust was a "good" thing?. (rhetorical) It has, numerous times, been heard, muslims saying "death to America" and a mulititude of muslims cheering for that also.

The holocaust was one of the worst atrocities in history. Only a person with the heart of a murderer could say it was good. islamic dictators, leaders, and many muslims would start a new one if they could. That shows a lot about the true nature of islam. By the way, you're wrong about only 31% being Christian and 25% being Jewish. Even if you're right about the percentiles, muslims still hate Christians and Jews; muslims hate other human beings, but Christianity teaches to love all humans, not just some.

In your stating that Israelis are "the people of God," are you not, then, claiming them to hold the values of the Bible very strictly? There's a contradiction there.

The Bible says they are the chosen people (meaning the one's God chose as holy and special to Him because they did not stray to false gods), but the Bible also says that some will not follow Jesus, God's Son. There is NO contradiction at all. They may not believe in the New Testament, but that does not change the fact that they were chosen as special, and they still worship God even though they do not accept Jesus. God gave them that status. It was given to them because of their past actions. If someone wins a medal, but later, they are totally against the sport which they won in, is their medal or achievement taken away from them? No, it isn't. They are still a winner, even if there are new winners, still, they achieved what they did and will always be a winner. So, just because they are no longer active in whatever they were doing, doesn't change who they are or what they did.

20% of the world's population is Islamic, 31% is Christian, and about 25% is Jewish. Putting my interpretation of Qu'ranic code aside, I will say that "The People of the Book" (or Jews and Christians) are never required to be killed under that code, and certainly Muslims are not. 20 + 31 + 25 = 76% of the world's population. If they intend to kill the other 24% (which they don't, from what I know), then that's certainly not the majority.

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