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"True" Islam is Intolerant: the Real Issue

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Submitted by joshua sandler (United States), Aug 31, 2007 at 02:52

Dear Mr Aamir Ali Ansari,

Let me assure you that the West has no fear of the koran nor any fear of muslims.

It fears only what will happen to its own soul if muslims force the west to defend itself by having to wipe ALL muslims off the face of the earth in order to rid this planet of the scourge of intolerance and/or violence that is currently the dominant practice of islam.

You see, the problem the West has is that there are indeed some very good people who just happen to be muslim - people who are truly tolerant, who are nonviolent, and indeed, make one proud to be a human being. Unfortunately, these people, who just happened to be born as muslims, will become collateral victims in the wars of our future, wars brought on and supported by muslims, like you, who think that their god is better than all others.


Your words are nonviolent, Mr Ansari, but you are intolerant and your intolerance plays into the hands of your violent co-religionists.

Can you not accept the fact that I do not care to learn about your allah? Should it not be ok with you that I do not care to learn about your koran? I also really do not care about what is "true" islam or "false" islam. That seems to be your problem which you will have to work out for yourself. Can you not accept my attitude?

Isn't it enough for you that I let you practice your religion without harming you or trying to convince you that my religion is better than yours?

When the time comes - when intolerance such as yours coupled with the violence of some of fellow muslims - forces the West's hand - the west will do whatever it has to do to survive. The soul of the generation that rids the world of intolerant islam will be damaged but that soul will heal in subsequent generations.

The real issue, Mr Ansari, is whether islam (and you) will grow up before that time has to come??????

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