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Marci, if I may correct you

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Submitted by Lenn (Denmark), Jul 4, 2007 at 16:03

Dear Marci, - it's truly sad that you are not more enlightened. If you believe in yourself, and selfrealization etc., good luck! That'll surely bring you lots of good. But the fact that you so lightheartedly draws a line from Islam to Judaism and Christianity is absurd! The two are connected: Judaism and Christianity, and we share the living and eternal God. But Jews do not share our belief (yes! I'm a Christian) that Jesus came to restore human's relationship with God, and that Jesus is the Messiah, and humanbeings' only hope of eternal life (He died for our sins). If you do not believe those 'myths', as you so nonchalantly call them, did you ever study history?

There are hundreds if not thousands of non-Jewish and non-Christian people who, throughout history, have told about the prophets of the Old Testament, of the Judean God, and who have seen Jesus. Have you studied the Bible? Have you studied the Quran? The latter is the scriptures of Satan, I tell you. He tried really hard to make it resemble the Bible, but there are some grave flaws (funny ones, too), eg, the sister of Moses, who in the Quran is said to be living either 500 yrs before or after Moses! Then there are the murders committed by the prophet: he killed thousands (the entire Qureisha tribe - Jews), including many who opposed him (the poetress Asma bint Marwan)! He married Ayisha who was 9 yrs (he was 52!) and he was suuuch a gentleman that he waited TWO yrs before he 'took her' (not on a picnic!)! Jesus said that one 'should know a tree by its fruits'. He also warned us that many false prophets would emerge and lead people astray. He warned us about coming disasters: famine, wars, earthquakes, floodings, etc. 'Evil will be turned into 'good', and 'love among humans will vanish', He said. Now tell me: these words were spoken and written approx 2,000 yrs ago, - what part would you refer to as a myth? The state of Israel has been established, this was prophetized approx 3,700 yrs ago (see Isaiah and Ezekiah), and THAT is a sign of the coming of Messiah - and the end of Earth. The Jihad against the West, mind you, is Jihad against the Jews first and foremost, and then the Christians. Why is that, you think? Perhaps it's a metaphysical struggle....

Do you honestly believe that a mere ideology is capable of turning millions of people on different continents into diabolic murderers? I hope you never again compare the ideology of the death-cult of islam with those who do not wage war on peoples simply because they do not share their faith (and that's the reason, dear - read the Quran, or study the internet and Khomeini). I, for one, have never heard about a Catholic or a Buddhist, nor a Jew or Christian, who wants to blow up planes, or people sipping coffee at a cafe, just to go screw 77 virgins!! How abominable and perverted is that???

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