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Is the problem Islam?

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Submitted by Sneha (India), Jul 27, 2005 at 06:58

Isn't it time people really thought about why these Killings are largely motivated from a particular religion? What is there in this particular belief that makes people kill and attack and become human bombs ?

I do not believe that Islam - the followers of which amount to more than 1 billion - advocates these directly. It certainly is not a hate ideology. This is quite clear, but the motivation of their stance remains primarily Islam. This is also very clear.

How do we resolve this paradox?

Is it the current situation of arabs and muslims? Overbeared by the prominence of the west and crippled by the imperialistic adventures of the stronger nation..... What happens - if a muslim- harbouring such complexes find a deliberate hate propaganda being let out at this/her neighbourhood? What if there are even some organizations which foster such beliefs in young muslims....

Would this be an explanation?
Can we have an explanation? Can anyone share their thoughts?
Submitting....

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