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Reader comment on item: Walid Shoebat: "Palestinian turns from radical Muslim to true Zionist"
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Submitted by Waell Murray (United States), Feb 14, 2007 at 21:20

I'm both a Muslim and a Palestinian who grew up in the same land this shoebat is talking about. I went to the same schools, was taught the exact same curriculum and had the common bringing up as any typical Palestinian child. I never heard any teaching that calls the jewish people dogs of ours, and I was never told that Muslims are expected to kill non muslims ; on the contrary, we were taught that in Islam there's no forceful invitation inflected upon others to become muslims, our beloved profit prayed that he could make his uncle embrace Islam but the good lord told him in return: ' you do not grant the knowledge ( Hidayah) to whoe ever you want, God gives it to who ever He chooses ' In a verse in our holy book the good lord says: La IKrah fi Ddeen, which translate in English to: no pressure in religion .

So, if there's a little group of Muslims act in a way of aggression towards non muslims, they only represent themselvs and do not speak or act on behalf of all Muslims in the world. And just before you go on thinking that there's a Nation of Islam, there's no such thing, the last political system in the history of mankind that was called Islamic was the Ottoman Empire which ceased to exist in the early 19 hundreds. Those who claim they are the Nation of Islam in America these days are far from the real Islam, simply because they associate Islam with race and color when the whole world knows that Islam was for every man-kind and that in God's eyes the best Muslim doesn't have to be from a specific race or color, instead, he should be the Muslim who fears God the most.

There are many characteristics about Islam that are not quite understood by the majority of people and by some Muslims as well, those are the followings:
Islam is a word taken originally from the Arabic word Salam, and one of it's meanings is that a person gives himself and every thing he owns to the one and only, Allah in Arabic, and God in English.

Another meaning of Islam is that it encourages peace between Muslims and their interactions with non Muslims, for example: Muslim males were encouraged to marry non Muslim women because they always have good influence on others that make others want to embrace Islam once they realize that they act the way they act due to the fact that they are Muslims and that they preserve such a rich religious behavior.

In the nutshell, it's extremely important that this shoe something guy come up with proofs of who he is because his allegations are not only targeting Muslims, but Palestinians at the same time. and if any US citizen from another country remembers very well the progress of immigrating to the US before becoming a citizen, he or she would remember that a visa will not be granted to a person who had at any given time a criminal record. so how did Mr.shoe something manage to be excluded from such rule? he admits serving time in the Maskobiyyeh prison in Jerusalem for terrorist activity before immigrating to the US, doesn't he?

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