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Submitted by Sword of Islam (United Kingdom), Feb 4, 2006 at 14:45

The difference being that Jesus is regarded by Christians as being the SON of God - not a mere 'messenger'. Obviously no religion, not even Islam, would praise a bandit (or messenger, as you call him) to the same level as the SON of the God whom they worship. That is a quite significant difference between the two religions that I would expect even the most ignorant to be aware of.

One thing that confuses me is the fact that most of the Muslim commentators on this site are interested in making comparisons between Christianity and Islam. That makes absolutely no sense as I am unaware of any country in Europe that does not make a seperation between religion and state. It is called SECULARISM. Every other religion in Europe ACCEPTS this but Islam is apparently too weak to integrate hence the rabid defence that is required when any aspect of secularism is perceived to interfere with it's NON-European rule. This effectively took place 400 hundred years ago. The failure of the Muslims to do this is why they are (co-incidentally?) 400 hundred years BEHIND the rest of the world and why this gap will only increase as time passes. Hence this irrational anger. Envy is regarded as a sin in Christianity. It is obviously encouraged as a virtue by Islam.

In my country, it is generally considered rude to stay in the home of a stranger and to spend my time complaining about the conditions in which I am invited to stay. If I don't like it, I make my excuses and leave. I do not start burning the curtains in protest. Unusual? It's obviously not a Muslim practice.

There was a practical reason for all of the rules that any religion created all those years ago - most of which have been outdated for centuries as society has developed. Hence the fact that even those who rigorously follow Judaism or Christianity as beliefs are GUIDED by the Bible, Torah, Talmud, etc, etc, - not ruled by it. The fact that the Muslim is a SLAVE to his text and is not free to derive an interpretation rather than a literal translation is why the increase in the size of Islam can only be matched by it's stunning lack of social progress and development.

I strongly believe that the reason why The Prophet banned pictures of himself was so that it would be more difficult for him to be caught by the authorities when he was out robbing people and/or harder to assasinate Seems a bit pointless now as he's unlikely to be killed for obvious reasons....................

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