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

Submitted by Anubhav Singh (India), Mar 16, 2006 at 08:31

"Buddha? .... umm nope... .... Buddha never ever went deep enough or to the complexities that Prophet Muhammad ever did. What do you think the Buddha will do if 4 people came to kill his family?"

your statement shows you dont know anything about Buddha or Buddhist philosophy and teachings. just remember this as a fact that philosophies of religions based from India are usually much more complex and involved in spirituality than simple rule of thumbs like 10 commandments and rules like anyone who does this is a non-believer so kill him and all that.
But anyway, just for comparison sake i am giving some peripheral facts.

200 years before Alexander, full fledged universities running on different line of thoughts existed in India, where greek and chinese scholars studied. alexander got his obsession of india because of this.

it is widely argued among european scholars that jesus spent his youth in buddhist schools in Kashmir (yes kashmir has other people too apart from muslim terrorists). you may do a simple google search.

Gandhi is just a political leader. dont compare him to your prophets for your own religion's sake.

arabia then and arabia now was/is devoid of anything intellectual (the region specific to muhammad). Buddha was born a prince. he went to 'school' and studied everything that was available to human mind in India. muhammad was an illiterate. anything spiritual or intellectual coming out of muhammad is like saying bin laden created the next supercomputer! he was successful. but intellect and spirituality. please. my ears will explode. and please also do not give me any tales of arabian mathematics. the basis of all that u call arabian is mesopotamian, babylonian and assyrian, persian or egyptian. its a different matter that the peaceful followers of the peaceful religion and terrorised, butchered and converted these cultures to islam.

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