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Your dog isn't the only unclean thing in your house. It's you, you unclean non-believer!

Reader comment on item: Resisting Islamic Law
in response to reader comment: Muslim friends won't visit

Submitted by Doc Tater (United States), Feb 25, 2008 at 10:34

Don,

To a Muslim, your entire house is totally unclean. They may say it's about your dog, as a rhetorical device, a partial truth that accomplishes what they want it to accomplish, but I think it's because they can't even touch you or anything you touch without have to perform extensive cleansing rituals.

There's a certain hypocrisy for the purpose of gaining an advantage involved in the situation you describe, being able to visit but not being visited. I think it's the same hypocrisy involved with the cabbies letting a non-believer (unclean) into their cabs, and taking money the non-believers have handled (unclean), but not letting a guide dog in their cabs.

Because I am a non-believer, I am just as unclean as a dog or a swine to a Muslim. They rationalize touching me as a necessary sacrifice in their jihad.

Keep the dog, Don, and lose the Muslims. The Muslims aren't your friends, but that dog is your loyal friend.

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