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What can we do? A possible answer to Boris' question.

Reader comment on item: The Clash to End All Clashes?
in response to reader comment: Is there anything we can do about it?

Submitted by Bernard Kimmel (United States), Feb 11, 2006 at 12:11

Nothing. We should all be doing research on the origin of the Islamic faith, when it was birth'd and the personality of its writer.

In the long study we MUST read the oldest manuscripts to really see the origin of the different thoughts. As far as I know that manuscript is the Torah. The Torah speaks of the two brothers Ishmael and Isaac and also their personalities. Ishmael being the oldest is mentioned first in Gen 16:11-12 concerning his personality. He is an angry and self determined man.He is a hater of mankind and will always be that way.

That is of course all that needs to be said. They are the way they are because they are.Once we accept that and understand that we can then apply our attention to why? Because G_D created them and made HIS covenent with Abraham through Isaac then we can quite safely accept that G_D has a plan that we do not understand.

As I accept this understanding in my own mind I see that G_D does indeed have a similar plan for every person HE has created. Each of us must look to that and have a personal relationship with G_D and work out our salvation with fear and trembling because we do not know HOW HE will use us individually in that plan.

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