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No child is born Christian or Moslem

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Submitted by Janusz Kowalik (United States), Dec 30, 2007 at 22:19

When a human is born it is naked physically and has no knowledge of any religion or ideology. In Nazi Germany if a child was born Aryan it could have some life in the future but if it was Jewish its future was bleak , short and uncertain. This was a pure racism based on race and not on human merits or conscious choices. choices.

Islam is very similar in its attitude toward religions. A child must be Moslem before it can think and choose .Otherwise it will have limited opportunities in its own country. You can say it is Islamofascism at work. Unfortunately other religions are not much better. Jews or Christians also make their children believers in their own faith without giving them any chance to choose their own faith.

However, Christiams or Jews would not kill a convert to other religion. In several Moslem countries the religious conversion from Islam to something else is punished by death. Still that does not mean that a newborn baby is Moslem .It means that a newborn baby is forced to follow Islam or is severly punished in its adult life.Islam often defies any human logic.

Suppose that a person decides to convert from the Christian religion to Islam and several hours later wants to retunrn to his original faith. Why shoud he or she be killed?Also why a person should be killed if he in his adult age wants to become HIndu or something else even if his parents were Moslems.Any law that requires death for a convert violates the principles of elementary human rights and should be rejected by any civilized nation.

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