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Reader comment on item: Moshe Ya'alon's "Harsh" and "Heartless" Comment about the Palestinians
in response to reader comment: Islam is not a "racial" issue, so likening Islam to a bacillus is not racist

Submitted by Debanjan Banerjee (India), Aug 12, 2009 at 02:58

Charles Martel,

Yes, I used the "bacillus" analogy because Palestian Moslems are both self-reproducing and harmful to Israel (or other countries where Moslems go), like a bacillus.

EVERY NATION IN THIS PLANET HAS TO SELF-REPRODUCE FOR SURVIVAL.GOD SAYS IN THE BIBLE TO EVERY LIVING CREATURE "BE FRUITFUL AND MUTIPLY". ISRAELIS ALSO SELF-REPRODUCE. ANYWAY AS YOU HAVE PARTICULARLY CHOOSEN TO CLASSIFY THE PALESTINIAN MUSLIMS AS "bacilus" FOR PRACTISING THEIR GOD-GIVEN RIGHT TO SELF-REPRODUCE THEN SURELY YOUR'S "bacilus" REMARK HAS TO BE CONSIDERED A RACIST REMARK.

Palestinian Christians in Israel may not be crazy about Israel (I'm a Christian, but honestly know little about Christians in the West Bank and nothing about non-Jewish Christians in Israel), but they're better off under Israel than under the former Palestinian Moslem majority.

I HAVE TO SAY YOU ARE WRONG ON THIS ONE. THE PERCENTAGE OF CHRISTIANS TO THE OVERALL POPULATION OF THE HOLY LAND BEFORE ISRAEL'S CREATION IN 1947 WAS ABOT 30-35%. NOW AFTER MORE THAN 60 YEARS OF ISRAELI RULE IN THE HOLY LAND THAT PERCENTAGE OF CHRISTIANS IS LESS THAN 10 PERCENT OF OVERALL POPULATION.SO, CLEARLY ISRAELI RULE OVER PALESTINIAN CHRISTIAN POPULATION WAS NOT BENEFICIAL TO THEM.ANOTHER EXAMPLE I CAN GIVE IS THAT AMONG PROMINENT PALESTINIANS OPPOSING ISRAELI RULE YOU CAN FIND PROMINENT CHRISTIANS SUCH AS HANNAN ASHRAWI. SO ALL THESE EXAMPLES PROVE THAT YOUR CLAIM THAT PALESTINIAN CHRISTIANS LIVING HAPPILY UNDER ISRAELI RULE IS COMPLETELY FALSE.

A person of any race who converts to Islam has selected an obviously violent and freedom-destroying religion. I believe we all have an inherent moral compass that tells them they are thus doing evil.

I CAN GIVE EXAMPLES OF NUMEROUS CONVERTS TO ISLAM WHO CAN NEVER BE CALLED "violent and freedom-destroying". HAVE YOU EVER HEARD ABOUT SOMEONE CALLED CAT STEVENS ? DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE CALLED CASIUS CLAY ? DO YOU KNOW THE NAME OF MARMADUKE PICKTHALL ? ALL THESE PEOPLE ARE CONVERTS TO ISLAM. THEY ARE CERTAINLY NOT "violent and freedom-destroying". ON THE CONTRARY THERE ARE PLENTY OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE LEFT ISLAM(ex-MUSLIMS) SPREADING HATERED AND STRIFE IN THE WORLD. DO YOU KNOW THE NAMES OF WALID SHOEBAT,NONIE DARWISH,AYAN HIRSI ALI,TASLIMA NASRIN,MAGDI ALAM ? A SENSIBLE PERSON CAN CALL THESE PEOPLE BY THE NAME OF "preachers of hatered" . DOES THAT IMPLY THAT ANYONE LIVING ISLAM IS A PREACHER OF HATERED LIKE THE ABOVE MENTIONED ? KINDLY ANSER.

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