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Re: Talks against Muslims

Reader comment on item: No American Muslim Terrorists? [A Reply to Spencer Ackerman]

Submitted by Anonymous from India (United States), Dec 21, 2005 at 17:25

Hi Everybody,

I have been reading comments against Muslims and for Muslims, I read and read and kept on reading about History of all the trouble areas and going from one extreme end to other I finally reached one conclusion which must have been repeated here many a times. No religion is bad. You cannot blame any or all religions based on few stray incidents. Its polictics that divides people. When the earth originated, there was no religion, only people then with time the smart ones came up with scripture to bound people together, there are only two original long lasting religion Judaism and Hinduism. Any religion that came after that was sub-set of this two religion. Ofcourse there were other religions before that but this two are oldest surviving religion. Like any old models, this two religions have their flaws compared to newer ones but in the end the newer ones couldn't have got the fine tune without studying the old ones. So, Christianity and Islam are idebted to the above two religions and also many of other religions that disappeared. And, other religions which came after these four are indebted to all this four religions. Cuz, they studied all and then derived theirs on the basis of these religions.

Now, coming back to mass violence, just like corruption, both parties are equally responsible, the corrupt official and normal citizen. So, if we take Islam terrorist, we have to blame the people who knew about it and didn't do nothing and the one commiting it. We CANNOT blame entire muslim world but definetly the one who had semblance of idea about it and the ones who conspired it. so, In this case some MUSLIMS are definetly needs to be blamed but NEVER ALL.

Now, what happend in Gujarat we have to blame the people who burned the train and killed 60 pilgrims and the riots after that. Now, if you take the 55 years of independence of the country you will notice that the amount of violence against the minority community is far less than what has happend to minority community in any other DEVELOPING COUNTRY. I say developing country because there are more illiterate, unemployed people who can be misguided by politicians to fulfill their own motives in developing/undeveloped country than developed country. But, this in no way justifies it and therefore we all should condemn it so it doesn't happen in future but I should hear the same kind of condemntion from same people when people of other religions are killed in some other country like Bangladesh/Pakistan/Israel/France/ etc. Why I don't hear any Muslim talking about the forceful conversion of Hindus in pakistan and alarming decrease in population of Hindus in Bangladesh and Pakistand and even our own state Jammu and Kashmir. And also Arab countries asking India to send muslim diplomats and less money for the family of deceased when they die unnatural deaths.

In India, there is atleast voice for minority, organisations supporting it. If a mosque is demolished then whole world knows about it and people condemn it but if similar incident happens in other non-democratic countries nobdoy knows about it. I am strongly against it, let there be freedom of speech in each country. Condemn wrong in any form in any part of the world by everybody and not just the sympathizers.

Last point, All religions should be abolished and an XYZ religion should be formed which takes best points from all religions. I am sure there are enough merits in all religion to be still existing or it should have disappeared by now.

Good Human Being is support of all religion.
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