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Al-Shaitaan Loves Radicals, So does Satan

Reader comment on item: Lamyaa Hashim, Supporting Burqas and Suicide Bombers

Submitted by Nikki Johnson (United States), Jan 5, 2006 at 12:48

Didn't the devil say he would turn all of mankind from God so that he would have company in hell on the Day of Judgment? What better way to turn people than to make believers pervert their own religion?

Her comments to Ms. Huffaker's cartoon were a good representation of the Islamic faith, showing an idealism that any feminist would be proud of: "the woman is not on display for merchandising - she is a thinking and valuable part of the human race who should not lower and disgrace herself by putting her worth into enhanced sexual features and movements as eye candy for those who have no interest in her worth as a human being nor her soul. " Even though the burqa is ridiculously severe, I think we'd all like to see so little of Britney.

Her politics, however, seem to demonstrate to me that she hasn't read the Koran. ... Pity.

But should we blame the burqa for her behavior? Should we blame a religion that teaches non-violence for religious fanatic's misguided and maniacal interpretations? Then why don't we condemn Christianity too, while we're at it? We can start with the Crusades, move to the Inquisition, and right into America, home of the free, and the Salem Witch Trials.
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