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Submitted by Ayaz (United Kingdom), Feb 26, 2008 at 04:56

check my article 'what does muslim mean?' submitted on 19th feb to explain this.

According to Islam, man is not born in 'original sin'. He is God's vicegerent on earth. Every child is born with the fitra, an innate disposition towards virtue, knowledge, and beauty. Islam considers itself to be the 'primordial religion', din al-hanif, it seeks to return man to his original, true nature in which he is in harmony with creation, inspired to do good, and confirming the Oneness of God.

Also see article at following site: http://www.islamtomorrow.com/birthright.asp

also see http://www.islamicity.com/Mosque/uiatm/un_islam.htm

hope this would be useful

regards

ayaz

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