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Reader comment on item: [Moderate] Voices of Islam
in response to reader comment: Non-believers have body but no souls, no values, no peace of mind

Submitted by DANIEL REDMOND (United States), Dec 11, 2007 at 19:45

Hamid, in my own humble opinion I believe that you are a member of a delusional religion that squeezes the very joy out of living. Your women cannot show their faces in public. They cannot vote, they cannot give testimony in a court of law that is considered equal to a male voice, they cannot drive a car in many Islamic countries. They are considered to be little more than possessions of their male masters.

You cannot dance or sing without offending your imaginary deity. You cannot have sex without feeling guilty about doing it. You cannot enjoy a glass of wine without commiting an offense that can result in a public flogging under your sadistic Sharia civil code. Your every human endeavor is subject to the scrutiny of your oppressive religious masters who may require you to partake in stoning one of your own family members to death.

Your entire existence is based upon the pronouncements of a 13th Century desert nomad who commanded that others be decapitated, stoned to death or have limbs chopped off as punishment for petty crimes and who willingly took a six year old child as his wife when he himself was in his fifties, as documented in the Quran itself. When Muslims commit atrocities other Muslims simply deny that they were "true Muslims" but do nothing to protest the so-called "hijacking of their religion," thereby giving a silent but tacit endorsement to their horrific actions.

Can anyone deny that Mohammad Atta was a Muslim? Can anyone deny that Osama bin Laden is a Muslim? Can anyway deny that Islam was and remains a significant influence on an organization known as al Queda, whose most recent atrocity was a suicide bombing just today [Dec. 11, 2007] in Baghdad that destroyed a school bus and took the lives of a dozen children? This is the reality of Islam. It may not be the whole reality but it is definitely a partial reality. Those who embrace Islam are essentially embracing a Thirteenth Century existence that is brutal, primitive and devoid of freedom, joy or enlightenment.

Even here in America I have seen Muslim women on the streets covered from head to toe in black garments in the summer during 95 degree weather, undoubtedly suffering from the oppressive heat and afraid to show even their faces for fear of persecution by other Muslims. It is a pitiable sight and your's is a pitiable state of existence. But you have embraced your slavery as others would breath air and there appears to be no hope of recovery. - DANIEL


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