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Submitted by WeAreAllDanes! (United States), Mar 6, 2006 at 20:14

"You have no right to criticise the Quranic theology of democracy, because if you read the Qur'an it distinctly says that all Muslims must respect other people's religions. The Qur'an only permits killing in defence."

"Fight and slay the pagans (infidels) wherever ye find them, and seize them, beleaguer them, and lie in wait for them in every stratagem of war."
Quran, Sura 9:5

Respect... right.

He has every right to criticize everything in the Koran - as do I. There is no "Quranic theology of democracy". As for your claims, that is in direct contravention to Sura 9 and numerous Hadiths. Have you even read your book? Are you defining "defense" just as you (Muslims) define "innocent"? If the Koran says that Muslims must respect other religions, why does it actually say the reverse and why have Muslims practiced this?

"I can rightly remmeber that the issue of 'Islamic global terrorism' began with the international community giving permission for the foundation of Israel on PALASTINIAN lands"

There never was an actual *nation* called "Palestine".

"THE AMERICANS GAVE BIN LADEN BILLION FROM 1989-1992,"

This is a lie.

"DURING THE FORMATION OF AL-QAIDA (THE FORMATION OF HARKAT-AL-ANSAR AND ISLAMMIYYA) THEN IN 1993 THE FIRST WORLD TRADE CENTER ATTACK, FOLLOWED BY OTHER TERRORIST ATTACKS - IS THAT NOT A BIT SUSPICIOUS?"

Not at all. We rationalized support for the Mujahadeen (not the Saudi bin Laden) in Afghanistan on the basis of their opposition to what we saw as the main threat - the USSR. Just as we supported Stalin against Hitler. That they were not grateful for the help is rather typical. In fact, considering all we've done for Muslims over the years (we've gone to war twice in 15 years *for* you people), reasonable people would wonder at not only the lack of gratitude, but the venemous hate....

"THE ATTACK ON THE PENTAGON - NO AIR PLANE WRECKAGE - ISN'T THAT UNUSUAL?"

This is also a lie. This is the kind of conspiracy theory nonsense that is so prevalent in Muslim circles... You just proved his point for him.

More Zionist Conspiracies?

"Why did they sell weapons to Saddam?"

Iran was worse - and deserved worse after commiting an act of war against the US. Pity we had Carter....

"Why did they drop a atomic bomb on Hiroshima?"

Not just Hiroshima, but Nagasaki. That was to end a war with a cultish, militant, religion that fancied the rest of the world inferior (they treated the Koreans and Chinese about as well as the Arabs treat the Africans in Sudan) and infidel, used suicide attacks, boobytrapped their wounded to kill one more American or Brit, and liked lopping off heads..... Sounds a bit familiar, doesn't it? Be careful what historical parallels you wish to draw by invoking Imperial Japan/

"Why did Bush blame everyone else accept himself for the Katrina disaster?"

Wasn't it an Imam from Kuwait who pronounced that Katrina was a "soldier of Allah, but not affiliated with Al Qaeda"? I tell you - your "clerics" at least provide the occasional comic moment between pronouncements of hate and death.
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