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Re: Re: The Violent Hindus

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Submitted by Bader S (United Arab Emirates), Mar 6, 2006 at 17:19

Thank you for your fair and balanced comments. I agree, there has been violence and extremism by people from most religions.

I will talk about terrorism from within my own religion when everyone else talks about it from within their own religions. Just as others are free to talk about terrorism carried out by Jihadis, I ought to be also free to talk about terrorism carried out by Christians, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists, Rastafarians, and any other religionist.

Yes I agree, not all terrorist acts can be measured on the same scale, however, a terrorist act is a terrorist act whether that act kills one person or kills 1000 persons. Smaller acts of terrorism should not be overlooked or be excused because they don't compare in size to other acts.
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