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Why do Muslims kill if someone tries to disgrace our Religion/Prophet

Reader comment on item: Salman Rushdie and British Backbone
in response to reader comment: to Syed Rafey Husain

Submitted by Maqsood (Pakistan), Jul 17, 2007 at 03:25

Q:I am a Hindu living in Mumbai, The only thing i would like to ask Mr.Syed Rafey Husain is that why do Muslims want to kill anyone who insults their religion or prophet? Why do they give such extreme reactions? I have seen only muslims doing it.The whole world has seen their sordid reactions in the Danish Cartoon Controversy. Don't u think that there is something wrong with your religion Mr.Husain? I agree that when someone insults the prophet whether He is Mohammad,Jesus or anyone else,the people belonging to respective religions will feel hurt.But there are other civilized ways to protest. Why do you people want to kill the person

Ans; I will answer you on behalf of my Muslim brother Rafey.

The reaction we make to someone who hurts us or disgraces somthing pretty to us is directly proportional to the love u have for that person, God or thing. Like if someone disgrace some stranger in fron of you, your reaction will be little... may be you will only neglect or say few words to the person who is doing wrong or may be few words of sympathy to the person who is being disgraced.

If the person who is being disgraced is your close friend or ur neighbour ur reaction may be a little severe. ie. you may try to stop the person by hand from doing wrong.

If the person is your close relative or blood relation i.e your father mother, wife, sister or brother, your anger will be far high and you may give a punch to the person who is disgracing. In some cases you might kill the person as in most of your movies and also in actual life. I hope you agree with this...

And if the person is someone whome you love more than anything else, your life, your blood relations, money etc.... what will you do. Especially if you dont expect much from the courts. I think you find the answer.

I know the priorities for love most of the non believers have generally i.e Life, Money, status, relations, religion, humanity and so on. So with these priorities a non believer will kill any other person for his own life, then for money, then may be for status and rarely for religion. But this is not the case with the Muslims. Our priorities are Religion, humanity, life, relations, money etc. So you can see the order.


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