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Common Sense

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in response to reader comment: Try to find solutions, i know its difficult but not impossible

Submitted by Geno M. (United States), Aug 29, 2008 at 18:23

I concur with Mr. JJ that common sense should absolutely be applied to the problem. From my vantage point, common sense tells me that there is only one religion in the world today that is inciting hatred, violence and terror. Hint, it is neither Judaism nor Christianity. Common sense also tells me that any religion which uses tactics of stealth, deception, and terrorism to further its cause is a religion which is fundamentally dangerous evil and wrong.

The "truth" is that for 1,400 years Islam has always been spread by the sword. It was a bad thing then. It is a worse thing now. Islam, once again fundamentally speaking, has no respect for anything which is un-Islamic. Instead, Islam teaches that like an ignorant beast, the Kaffir is to be converted, cowed, or killed. Using common sense, I find that there is no basis for dialogue with those who subscribe to this kind of twisted belief system. Common sense is something we should definitely encourage. It frames the problem in a starkly obvious light.


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