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Reader comment on item: Islamists, Get Out

Submitted by Freelancer (United States), Sep 23, 2005 at 08:31

my last comment did not question how Muslims in the world impose Islam on nonmuslims, it asked how I tried to impose Islam on anyone HERE.

"Freelance and every other Muslim, I have high respect to human beings all around the world because that what Jesus taught us to be, I can not understand why you are trying to force your culture and values on everyone"

"i dont see why everyone thinks that i am (or any muslim here) is trying to enforce their culture on a nonmuslim."

I took Alonnehhob's accusation upon myself, as it was clearly directed at me at least. i do not in ANY way think it is ok to suppress minorities in any country, as i mentioned in my last comment as well:
"I am against anyone imposing any morals on anybody, be it Muslim or nonmuslim."
it seems to me that you are implying that i support those governments taht Alonnehhob mentioned.

also, i did not choose any of Alonnehhob's valid points on living in a muslim country. I chose the point that he made about the school in Canada. And i made my opinion on that clear. I dont see why i should have to repeat myself. go back and read it.

u mentioned that muslims in other countries get jailed, tortured and other terrible things if they talk about or preach their own religion. again, i will try to make myself unmistakable clear on the subject. I DO NOT THINK THAT THIS IS RIGHT. IT IS WRONG. IT IS AGAINST THE MORALS OF ISLAM. and honestly, i think that even though these countries claim to be "muslim," they are following anything but Islam.

thousands of christians are killed, yes. and thousands of muslims are killed. but that latter fact is silenced. im sure you have heard of the massacres of Gujrat. I'm from Gurjat. dont try to tell me Muslims arent oppressed anywhere in the world. oppression of christians is wrong, oppressions of muslims is wrong, oppression of any culture is wrong. again, u seem to imply by stating ur facts "thousands of christians are killed" that i support/condone this. I DO NOT.

therefore. i believe that it is wrong to impose one's culture on ANYONE. which means that u shouldnt force a woman to take off her Burkha, or force a boy to swim with girls, or put a Christian in jail for being Christian.

i think i quite literally have repeated my last comment in different words, however, this should emphasize my views and make it more clear to everyone.

Thank You.

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