nobody is irrationally vilifying islam
Submitted by susan (Italy), Apr 4, 2007 at 15:08
it's right and positive to do it rationally, we have all the instruments to do it rationally.
"read "Jews of Islam" - by Bernard Lewis and you'll get a better idea of how Jews fled from Christian lands due to persecution to Musim lands and how they invited other Jews to come and flourish in Muslim lands. "
and where is the evidence that jews are currently flourishing in muslim lands?
You know, I could sell you the colosseum probably....
"Muslims were trading with the Chinese who were polythiests... "
and blew up the buddahs in afghanistan because of not-paid goods?
"when the Jews were paying Jizya what were the Jews doing in other parts of the world?"
"i know! they were being burnt on the stake in Christendom..."
that's why jews are currently in christian countries? because they want to be burned?
"and anyways Jizya was a tax and at most times it was less than the Zakaat which was also incumbent upon the Muslims to pay."
the taxes of your brothels are not of my concern.
"Jizya alleviated the responsibility from the non-Muslims to fight in wars."
yes who needed non-muslims as soldiers when your habit was to enslave them and use them as soldiers anyway (see devshirme in the ottoman empire)
so you are ok with slavery and blood tax paid by christians as close to us as in 1800.
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