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A medal for you, Jim

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Submitted by Jim (United States), Mar 28, 2010 at 17:56

Turkish generals will be happy to give you a medal for making baseless claims! Great, better a medal from the Generals than getting beheaded by a Mullah.

Muslims are enjoined to protect the Jews & Christians! Sure "O ye who believe! Take not the Jews and Christians for your friends and protectors: They are but friends and protectors to each other. And he amongst you that turns to them (for friendship) is of them. Verily Allah guideth not a people unjust" Quran 5:51.

That's why when the Jews were being beheaded and burned alive at the discretion of the Inquisitors in Spain, the Supreme Ruler of Islam welcomed the Jews by the boatloads to Istanbul & helped them settle into a life of peace and prosperity in the Ottoman Empire free from any harassment. Great. But there is not a single Jew in all of the "holy land" of Saudi Arabia. And persecution of Jews in other Muslim countries (whatever there's left) is par for the course".I think you're practicing a bit of Takkiya, the Quran sanctioned deception.

And there is no compulsion –forced conversion in Islam. Sure, Muslims peacefully "invited" unbelievers to Islam. And what about leaving Islam "Whoever changes his Islamic religion, then kill him" said Muhammad - see Bukhari Vol. 9, book 88, no. 6922. I rather go by what Muhammad said than what's in the Quran since the Quran is just borrowed from the old Testament, the Gospels, Hindu and Zoroastrian proverbs etc.

Is it Muhammad's fault if some self-styled "Muslims" do not adhere to his teachings? Surely not! Muhammad's teaching?? How about his deeds since he's called Al-insan Al-kamil. Here's a summary:

1) a looter (raiding other tribes and keeping ten percent of the booty),

2) torturer (ordering the cutting of the hands and feet of 600 Jews),

3) rapist (having sex with a young woman the same night he had her family killed),

4) assassin (having a pregnant mother of five killed because she criticized him),

5) lustful (marrying his own adopted son's wife as he found her sexy) and

6) pedophile (consummating his 'marriage' with a child she being 9, and he 53).

Firstly, resolve to engage your brain before opening your mouth blah, blah – typical Muslim reaction of getting personal when the debate gets uncomfortable. But that's OK, I sympathize with Muslims as they are trapped in this ...

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