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Pagan is correct, yet the blind cannot see and the deaf will not hear.

Reader comment on item: The Clash to End All Clashes?
in response to reader comment: Islam: glorifying violence and intolerance

Submitted by RPaine (Australia), Feb 13, 2006 at 19:04

I agree with you Pagan. When having to pick the odd-ball out of the following list of leaders, one clearly doesn't fit (as a peaceful being): Buddha, Jesus, Mahatma Ghandi, Srila Prabhupada, Gerald Gardner, Zarathushtra, Mother Theresa, Mohammad, Guru Nanak Dev and Confucius, Mohammad falls short - he is the dwarf amongst giants. Mohammad is the only major religious leader who has promoted violence as a strategy for his followers, and Islam is the only religion that has grown from giving its captives the following "peaceful" choices: (1) convert to Islam by accepting "Allah as the one and only god and Mohammad as the true prophet", (2) be beheaded as a non-Muslim, or (3) be enslaved as a non-Muslim. (To these choices I say, Death before Dishonour, old Mo'...and let the cartoons roll!!)

To M'Hamed CHETTALI: playing will not help you now, we are no longer going to fall for these tricks. It doesn't matter how much you criticise others/us, (a fact of life is) until you can become self-critical you will never ascend to a higher standard of consciousness/being/happiness, no matter how seductive a word you use. Look inwardly for hope and healing, and the respect you so desire will flow from every direction.

You know, given the horror that non-Muslims have experienced for the past 1300 years, by Islamists and during their conversion to Islam, it makes me wonder why more Muslims don't despise the Islamists/Wahhabis/terrorists that so horrified their peaceful ancestors! These are the very terrorists that instilled fear into many peaceful populations - India/Hindus, Asia/Buddhists/Confusists and in the Middle East, Christians and Jews. I guess it's just easier (safer!) to blame the other guy (the West) than it is to clean up your own house (Islam). We are looking for a sign of good, Muslims - will the Islamists lead you by the nose and control your every thought or will you begin to rip out that (Islamist) cancer that is killing your hopes and dreams?


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