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Reader comment on item: [The American Muslim Council:] 'Mainstream' Muslims?
in response to reader comment: Religions were invented to control poverty

Submitted by jon (New Zealand), Jan 24, 2009 at 20:12

99% of Muslims are not terrorists, but 90% of terrorists are. There is a problem in Islam, as they are the worst and worst off citizens in most countries. This can be combatted with education. Whoever says religion is necessary to control poverty is lying. India is a religious country and China atheist. There is less poverty in China. What more the poverty created in India was as a result of religious feelings. For 1300 yrs the Muslims killed 80 million people and created poverty. The British also did so by closing industries.

Because of the Islamic intervention there is so much difference b/w the north and south in India today. This says religion created poverty.

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