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Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan (Australia), Dec 12, 2009 at 07:00

Mr Ali, writing from Norge:

" You invade us and disintegrate our unity and want us to bless you,"

Which brings to mind such wonderfully unifying events as the 10 years long Iran/Iraq war - and more recently the darfur massacre - and lets not forget the continuing situation in Pakistan etc You've done very well through the ages destroying your own unity. No one asks for your 'blessings'

".. you poke fun at the prophet (P.B.H.) "

Well, to be honest - I do see your point - he's not that funny is he? I think what people are laughing at is the incongruence between his words and his actions - and those of his most devoted followers. And how 1.2 billion people have been rendered mindless and unquestioning about the dark nature of Islamic beast.

"....and demolish our symbols and ask us to respect yours! "

symbols such as the....?

But I know - it must be terrible - having so many mosques destroyed by Christians and Hindus etc
I've listed some of these incidents for you:

http://dharmaveer.blogspot.com/2009/02/muslim-accounts-gloating-over.html
http://www.aina.org/news/20091028172605.htm
http://www.flex.com/~jai/satyamevajayate/tejo.html
http://www.formermuslims.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=3245
http://www.flex.com/~jai/satyamevajayate/temple1.html
http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue3986.html
http://www.expressindia.com/news/messages.php?newsid=69276&from=20
http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue3986.html

It's a long list - I won't add any more. What, they aren't mosques? I'm so sorry. Well, they could have been mosques then.

"You steal us and ask us to be generous with you! "

what was it that was stolen again - that anybody would really want? Can't be the oil - because that has always been paid for on the open market. Sand for silicon chips you say? Naaah - we have enough of that already.

" Ask yourself and be honest when you answer: How started it all? "
let me see - Muslim attacks on pilgrims pre-Crisade era? No? Muslm invasion of north Africa? Muslim invasion of Arghanistan? Muslim invasion of Persia? No ? Muslim invasion of northern India? No? Ottoman attacks on central Europe? No? 9/11? Hard to pick it isn't it? So many incidents

"...The Danish and the Swiss."
Why of course - it was the Danish and the Swiss! How come we just didn't see that? Forget about all the bloodshed and suffering and mayhem of the above. That pales into total insignificance when contrasted agains tthe heinous behaviour of the Danes and Swiss.The Danish made some cartoons and the Swiss stopped Muslims from making any more muslim alarm clocks for the muslims who are mostly refugees in Switzerland.

"Non of the Moslems have demolished churches. "

Yes - we know that now. You don't have to keep sharing your taqqiya with us

http://www.wikiislam.com/wiki/Persecution_of_non-Muslims

http://www.weaselzippers.net/blog/2009/06/pakistan-church-seized-for-ringing-its-bells-muslim-leaders-complain-it-insults-islam.html
http://infidelsarecool.com/2009/05/04/taliban-demolish-homes-of-sikhs-who-refuse-to-pay-jizya/
http://www.christianpersecution.info/news/indonesia-islamists-try-to-destroy-church-buildings/
http://www.ourchurch.com/member/a/Acct/

'...Now you are antagonizing some third of humanity who are muslim."
1.2 billion is not 1/3 of nearly 7 billion.

"Isn't that stupid. "
Your maths is

People who can't laugh at themselves - especially whenever there is every reason for doing so - really do have problems - of their own creation.

"Just hold your horses and think quietly and be just. Who started colonization? "
Now I know it wasn't the arabs who invaded north Africa - because the Persians were colonizing a long time before that.

"Who waged the Crusades? "
Um , the people who were sick and tired of Christian pilgrims being robbed and killed on their way to Jerusalem by Islamists .

"Who made the prophetic cartoons. "

Prophetic cartoons? Haven't seen any yet. Does this count? http://nationaljuggernaut.blogspot.com/2009/09/this-cartoon-seemed-far-fetched-in-1948.html

"of course you will confound Ottoman with Arabs and say its freedom of expression. "
Perhaps Ottomans are easily confounded then.

"I believe in discipline and a code of manners of respect of the others. but the other should deal on equal footing with me also. I respect your point of view and denounce violence but you should also denounce violence. "

If you as an individual do that - good for you.

"The depleted uranium used against Iraqis,"
and the napalm used on Iranians during the Iran-Iraq war, the gas on the Kurds.

"the bomb dropped on Hiroshima?"

The one which stopped the further waste of another 600,000 to 1million Japanese lives who were ready and willing and able to continue fighting? The bomb that was not used again in war for the last 65 years because of its demonstrable deadly effects? The same one Iran (and others) would dearly love to drop on Israel?

"Aggression against lebanon and the palestinian with Western support and weapons. "
Aggression against lebanon- the home of Hezbollah - by whom? Lebanese Christians?

"Why you claim that there is one truth and this truth is the one you see and believe in?"
Now, that is the question you should be really asking yourself.

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