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Response to Ahmed Khota

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Submitted by Straight_Talk_Luigi (United States), Jun 26, 2008 at 18:56

Mr. Khota:

I don't accept Mohammed as a prophet. Jesus Christ was the Last Prophet. Mohammed's prophecies were too convienent. He went from being a peaceful man of Mecca to a warlord of Medina. Orthodox Islam represents the antithesis of peace.

I actually wrote a paper on defining terrorism a few years ago.

As the link states, there is no formal agreement on what terrorism is between nations. I'm sure to you this is Israel occupying Palestine and Kurdish incursions into Turkey.

One common thread seems to violence intentionally directed at non-combantants or civilians with malice for ideological objectives, as the wikipedia article states.

I agree that is what terrorism is. And Muslims justify it whenever it suits them.

The West has propped up and supports governments that are undemocratic dictatorships,such as Israel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt,Algeria,post-invasion Iraq,Pakistan, post-invasion Afghanistan...

A common argument for Muslims on here.

Let's see....Saudi Arabia is governed by a traditional monarchy, Pakistan fought a war for independence, Israel is really the only democracy in the whole region.

All of these nations are sovereign states, and you're telling me it's the West's fault?

We didn't tell them to run sharia law, Ahmed! Every country you listed runs, in some way, shape or form, on that premise. That is not a Western ideal, nor do we force that on them. The nations are dictatorships because of Islam! Islam is what made sharia law, NOT the West.

You have only yourselves to blame.

If you claim to champion human rights and democracy, why do you continue supporting these dictatorships? The reason is that you are lying, murderous oppressors..

I do claim to champion human rights and democracy, but not through the use of force.

Tell me, how do we oppress the people of the Middle East, huh? By paying 65 times the fair value for a barrel of oil? This gives Qatar the highest per capita income on the planet! Just look at what the Gulf states do with that money: waste it on mosques and Wahhabi literature in Europe!

Want to know why you are oppressed? Because all that oil money makes sheiks and Arab kings richer while the poor in places like Pakistan and Bangladesh suffer. If it is a pillar of Islam to help the poor, why do they suffer so much?

Do you really think the Emirs or King Fadh or Mahmoud Ahmadjinehad care about starving Muslims in poor nations? HA! They'd rather expand their lands.

When anyone resists oppression and slaughter then they are involved a struggle for a good cause. The participants in this struggle for a good cause are called freedom-fighters. You call them terrorists because you are trying to justify your oppression.

Kind of like the Kurds? I've seen the oppression that the Turks and Iranians give them. So, by your definition, are they freedom fighters?

Surely, you're not going to justify Turkish and Iranian oppression, are you?

Before you use the 911 card, you should know that it was not done by Muslims. Even if History Channel repeats it everyday, it will still not make it the truth.

There is no 9-11 "card", Mr. Khota. It was a tragic event done in the name of Islam, which is supposed to be a religion of peace. But I know what this means, Mr. Khota. It means that the whole world will be at peace once Islam rules it under sharia law, and it will be so nice no one will question it, at least, that is the Islamist point of view.

The REAL religion of peace is Christianity, as Robert Spencer, the renowned and respected expert on Islam, says.

I don't need the History Channel to tell me that. Osama bin laden has already confessed to it. I'm sure the libertarian elite in the West who believe those lies will rejoice, even I though I know if Islamists had the chance to be rid of them, they would.

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