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Why you think Christians hate muslims?

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Submitted by Jennifer (United Kingdom), Feb 4, 2006 at 16:47

Well, I think you are wrong. I'm a Christian, and I know many Christians who don't hate muslims.

I believe that people who accuse someone else of something can only come up with that accusation if they are capable of doing it themselves.

If you say that we're jealous of you, then it means that if the tables were turned, you'd certainly be jealous of us. I'd have to say that we are not jealous of you, but personally, I feel sorry for you because of this shallow opinion you have of 'who's jealous of who'.

If we illustrate it this way:

Two brothers sitting next to each other. One brother gets a sweet.
There can be two outcomes:
1.The brother who didn't get the sweet can be very jealous of the brother who did get the sweet, and cause a big fight.
2.The brother who didn't get the sweet can be very happy for the brother who did get the sweet, and because of this good relationship, they can share the sweet.

Personally, I see you as the brother who didn't get the sweet and was jealous. If that brother got the sweet, his bad heart would cause him to show off and 'expect' the other brother to be jealous (just because he could be jealous in the first place, that's why he'd expect it of him).

As a christian, I can say that I am very happy that you are happy with your acheivements, but please, don't assume that we are jealous of you just because you would be (or maybe already are) jealous of us if we were in that position. We are not like that, and I can assure you that most everyday christians that you meet would not condemn you, but welcome you with open arms. Read the prodigals son.. that will help you understand.

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