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Reader comment on item: The Evil Isn't Islam
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Submitted by Rob Adcox (United States), Aug 29, 2005 at 21:14

The bias against Islam is that Islam calls for the murder of anyone who denies its tenets as defined by those who teach intolerance in the wahabis. Mass murder has been committed by jihadist wannabes who think they're doing God's Will, but they're only doing their own will in God's name and calling it religion.

My biggest concern with the Muslim world is that it speaks far too seldom against the homicidal bombings we've seen occur with regularity since Sept. 11, 2001. Christianity and Judaism have had violent periods too, but they underwent their reformations. If Islam is to survive, it will have to reform itself as well. Flying airplanes into buildings, blowing up trains and subways, and paying your childrens' parents $20,000 -as Saddam did- to strap dynamite on themselves and detonate it amidst crowds of people isn't jihad. It's murder/suicide. It's a selfish, unduly cruel, and cowardly act. Surely your Allah would take great displeasure in such crimes and injustice. The jihadis need to learn that dying instantly for a "cause" is far easier than living for one. The latter takes courage, the former, cowardice. Islam, it's time for you to reform yourself.

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