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Failing to Understand Real Christianity-The Truth is That Jesus Christ Says to Love

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Mar 17, 2011 at 14:56

And therein lays the inability of the Muslim mindset to understand the complexities of modern societies and how they function. Were the Muslim ideology not colored by the modern perceptions of social interactions as we see today, then Islam would have a better chance instilling many of the precepts found in the words of the Islamic Prophet.

Blue-colored activities is an American colloquialism referencing the explicit immoral activities you so willingly impute to all of western societies, forgetting that such activity is not exclusive to the west, especially when considering the lack of restraint shown by the improper actions of Muslim Egyptian rioters towards the media covering Egypt's unrest. It is hardly necessary to explain that even in certain circles of the Muslim world, explicit sexual activities are found in the glass fortresses of Islam.

Then, as you are so willing to have the west indicted for crimes against Islam, what evidence do you provide that would be requisite for the west as a general culprit to have cause to desecrate the Kaaba? What earthly reason would there be to do what so many had the opportunity to do, but did not? In spite of your perception that the entirety of the western civilization would enforce Christianity upon the Muslims world, is it not in fact, the other way around; that if given the chance, Islam would have its own way?

Now, again, why do you suppose that has not happened yet? And I pose the other premise again, that true Christianity did not, and will not impose a faith by force that any individual may receive volitionally through faith in Jesus Chrsit. True Christianity would not destroy the emblems of Islam, because the true Christian does not need to. Now, there are those that would consider such a heinous act, but in doing so, would reveal that they have no love of Christ in them. Conversely, when a Muslim radical inflicts injury upon a confessing true Christian, where do we see the love of Christ in the Muslim's actions?

Back to the real reason why not: it is that Jesus Christ has not said to do so; and that is something Muslims will never understand.

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