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Response to Irfan Khawaja: CHURCH BELLS X AZAAN

Reader comment on item: Which Privileges for Islam?
in response to reader comment: 99.99% agreement

Submitted by Marcos Berenstein (Brazil), Mar 15, 2005 at 21:44

Mr.Khawaja,having heard both sounds while at Arab kfars in northern Israel and when I have visited Istanbul and maybe around a hundred churches,cathedrals throughout Europe,I can say without a doubt that I'd rather hear Churches's bells than the muezim's
ominous "ALLAHU-AKHBAR" from the mosques's loudspeakers...

Bells chiming were splendid when they celebrated V-E Day in 1945 in various places.To hear "ALLAHU-AKHBAR" it would sound like DEATH THREAT to me, or like a sword swooping above our heads...

Unfortunately,thanks to our naive democracies, I fee that one day Islam will be forced down our throats.I do hope America could prevent this disaster from happening...

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