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Sword of Islam, Muhammed a martyr?

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in response to reader comment: I will be waiting for an answer

Submitted by JustMe (United States), Mar 16, 2006 at 13:16

Very true, Sword. You said, "[they] send these kids to their deaths with a mixture of such ignorance and deliberate deceit. It may fool the uneducated kids in the sand dunes that they send to their deaths..."

I can see just from what I've learned here that there is deliberate deceit. I'm not sure if the participants on this board are deceitful themselves or just have become deceived. ... But back to your point, these young suicide bombers probably don't have a clue why they're dying. The stories from the Qu'ran are being twisted. It's funny Mohammed is portrayed as a martyr, but when you look at it, he was the one creating martyrs who would die at his hands for their beliefs and refusal to renounce their religion. The Islam definition of a martyr is very twisted. A martyr by definition is 1: one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty of witnessing to and refusing to renounce his religion 2: one who sacrifices his life or something of great value for the sake of principle 3: Victim: esp: a great sufferer. Muslims' definition seems to be anyone who does not believe as I do will die with me.

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