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Submitted by Ahmad (United States), Feb 16, 2008 at 09:14

Hello Jennifer,

Multiple points listed so I will address as much as possible:

1.Muslims don't celebrate St.Valentine's day. This is a christian saint, not muslim or jewish. Does that make sense?

2. You can't bring the Torah nor the Bible into Saudi Arabia but you can bring it in any other muslim country. Saudi arabia is birth place of Islam. It has a special position. Please compare it to Vatican. What is the point of bringing a quran in the vatican? or even building a mosque in the vatican?

3.You can't choose to reject Mohammed and adopt Christianity without cultural and political consequence.-FALSE! Not every muslim beleives in Allah & Mohammad.They don't pray...etc.Nobody bothers them as long as they don't go out advocating this.This is a private thing between you and god.There's no compulsion in islam.The truth has been revealed and it's up to you to believe or not.

4. You can't be a homosexual or lesbian. No diffrent from any other relgion on earth.This is god's law.You either beleive in it or don't. Please don't use that to put down islam while it is shared by everyone else.

5. In Islam, you have free will but there's certain limits.These are again shared with other religions.Don't confuse religious practices to secular ones.Remember universal values come from one source which is ALLAH!

Finally, I beleive I have a free choice. I choose to beleive or not to. Nobody forces me either way!

Ahmad

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