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Submitted by Fazal Habib Curmally (Pakistan), Sep 29, 2007 at 00:58

Respect is the right of every human being and of every reilgion because when you say earn respect, then you presume to be superior, which you are not. You are so ashamed of everything that you hide your own name. Whay respect are you capable of for yourself or of giving to others? Have you heard of the Declaration of Human Rights the UN passed nearly 50 years ago?

I never preach or ask that you be like me or believe like me and what I say or believe is respect for each other's belief is the only way. This is something that the West has not learned they insist on democaracy being the only way forward. They West chooses to be secular, that is their choice and they are welcome to it. It is not my choice. The reason the USA is hated so much in the Islamic world is because of their preaching to us incessantly that they have the best way forward and the rest of us should be like them. The whole world convert into a Coke and BigMac culture.This is idiotic and presumptious of them.

What you call a 7th century belief, has existed for 1400 years, isn't it proof that it is something of value that 1.5 billion people on this Earth subscribe to it at this point in time? This is equivalent to one quarter of all humanity believ as I do.

"Unto you your belief and unto me mine." These are words from an Ayat from the Quran e Karim. If this is a bad way forward, then perhaps you'll have to relearn what is good or worthy of respect.


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