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Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]
in response to reader comment: CHALLENGE part 3, WHO IS GOD! the problem of translation in Middle Eastern religious thoughts

Submitted by Bader S (Saudi Arabia), Feb 21, 2006 at 05:33


Thank you for allowing me a glimpse into what you believe in, and I respect your right to believe in whatever you wish.

My problem is not with Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Rastafarians, Zoroastrians, Buddihsts, Shinto, Sikhs, or any other religion you care to mention; I respect each individual's right to believe in whatever he/she wants. My problem is with Islamophobes and with muslim extremists who are taking words written hundred of years ago and twisting them to incite hatred which has and will lead to more violence, mistrust and misunderstanding.

You have your God and I have mine; you have your Ceaser and I have mine. I am sure the majority of us can respect that.

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