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Mughal Civiliazation

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Submitted by Amit (United States), Aug 29, 2003 at 21:13

I beg to differ on Mughal Civilazation. In fact the crimes you ascribe to Christianity were committed on innocent Hindus in India by the Mughal rulers. And if you read Indian history it was in fact before the advent of Mughals that India was a true leader in Mathematics, Arts, Philosophy. The decline started with the Mughals and lasted till the British colonial rule. It's the tendency of Muslims to literally accept the koranic verses like "kill the infidel" that is at the root cause of the problem.
e.g, How can a slow dying animal (Halal Meat) make its meat more religiously acceptable is beyond my understanding. Many people would think it to be cruel and nothing else.
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