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Islam didn't replace other religion

Reader comment on item: A History of Muslim Terrorism against Jews in the United States
in response to reader comment: ---->The log in your own eye

Submitted by Salah Ali (Norway), May 26, 2009 at 07:51

The countries in the fertile crescent were mostly pagan before the introduction of Islam. when you say Moslems should never have been there, you speak of Islam as a race or an ethnic entity. Islam is a world religion like Christianty. The people who inhabited the Middle East, India and North Africa were not Christians and those Chritians among the people kept to their religion. Islam is a thought, belif and practice and thought, beliefs and practices are not people. People adopt beliefs thoughts and practices which they feel good or acceptable. The only people who were brought back to Islam by the edge of the sword were the apostats of Arabian peninsula. Those embraced Islam, then after the prophet (PBH) they reclined back to paganism.

Moreover, Islam does not negate other religions or replaced them. I ask you a question had the Jews of Medina or Khaiber embraced Islam? Had the Christians of Nineveh or Najran embraced Islam. Definitely not. They kept to their own religion. As for Jiziah it is a task imposed on all be they Moslems or Christians. The difference is in terms. When it is imposed on Moslems it is Zakat, when it is imposed on non-Moslems, it is Jeziah. just imagine the tax system in the USA, Norge or elsewhere. A State has to survive and works for the survival of its citizens.

You answer by projecting my own questions. You do not give an answer but reply with another question or proposition. Do you think this is logical? Also, what is the log in my eye, I look and see and have all the documents that prove that both Zionism and USA hooligans who used WMD or gangs like Blackwater are criminals. By the way I do not teach my children hatred. They are taught kindness and a humanyarian code of manners by both the family and the school. You should be next time you answer just in your vision and opinions. It is my impression that you do not distinguish between history, race and religion. And to the next answer to your comment.

Salah Ali

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