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Thankyou, Mr. Mansoor

Reader comment on item: Too Many Mosques?
in response to reader comment: Western countries are paying the price of what they have done to Muslims

Submitted by jennifer solis (United States), Sep 29, 2007 at 15:42

Thank you for a well-written reply, Mr. Mansoor.

Please observe the following information, and maybe then some will understand the concern over "Too Many Mosques" :

Muslim-on-Muslim deaths in the World's major Muslim countries -

ALGERIA summary: 500,000 to 1 million in the war of independence; 100,000 in the civil war in the 1990's.

SUDAN summary: 2.6 million to 3 million

AFGANISTAN summary: 1 million to 1 and a half million, as a result of the Soviet invasion; about one million in the civil war

SOMALIA summary: 400,000 to 550,000 victums in the civil war

BANGLADESH summary: 1.4 million to 2 million

INDONESIA summary: 400,000 killed with an additional 100,000 to 200,000 in East Timor

IRAN summary: 450,000 to 970,000 victums


source: http://www.yourish.com/2006/10/04/2090

IRAN-IRAC war, 1980-1988 summary: 1,000,000 ( 600,000 Iranians and 400,000 Iraquis)

source: http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/warstat5.htm#Iraq - there are many more stats. on this site.

Mr. Mansoor, you cannot possibly blame the British and Americans for all the Muslim in-fighting commited. Quoting you, "It was British who invaded these territories and in revenge of historic Islamic conquering they divided those empires [Middle East] into numerous small countries and territories.". An example of a people eventually working together after a "split" and a very bloody war happened right here on my home soil. The Civil War, 1861-1865. 618,222 dead. It took awhile, perhaps twenty years (called "re-construction"), and some say the South is still "recovering", but eventually the U.S. emerged powerfull once again. However, we had a little thing called The Constitution, The Bill of Rights, The Declaration of Independence, and something called SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE.

I would ask your opinion, Mr. Mansoor, how responsible is lack of separation of Mosque and State for all the Muslim-on-Muslim violence throughout the Muslim World? -JS

P.S. God of Christianity is Mono-theistic (He is One). When you hear God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit, this is descriptive of the different function of God. This is "language of accomidation", that is, for humans to be able to understand what is neccessary for us to understand about God, God in His Grace reveals Himself on a level that our limited perception can understand. God the Father is our Father who, among other things, disciplines us. God the Holy Spirit is (among other things) our Teacher, that is, He makes real to our soul the teachings of the Bible. God the Son always existed, but in God's perfect timming He came in the flesh to sacrifice Himself for the sins (imperfections) of the world's humanity. Faith, belief of that eternally saves us. That's God's Grace. Not who and what we are. Who and what He is.


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