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Didn't learn Islam from CNN

Reader comment on item: Cartoons and Islamic Imperialism
in response to reader comment: CONDEMN

Submitted by Jason (United States), Mar 27, 2006 at 08:10

AH said

"you can't confuse mullahs and fanatic people with the accurate teachings of Islam, mullah place restrictions on ppl in the name of religion...which is COMPLETY WRONG.. according to Islam...they have their own political agends...thats' not Islam"

This is exactly what Ihave been getting at. But that is exactly what is happening throughout the Muslim world. That's why I attack people like Zeeshan Hafeez. He, and people like him, are willing to accept this version of Islam being preached throughout the world today. They either won't, or can't, read and understand the Koran.

That is why we in the West totally reject any condemnation by people like him. They aren't even accurately practicing their own religion. Who the heck are they to criticize or condemn us. The day Muslims return to the Koran, and start practicing Islam the way Muhammed actually taught it, the whole world will be a better place. However, as long as the majority of Muslims continue to accept the Islamofacist teaching that dominates Islam today, there will be violent confrontation between Islam and the West.

Two more points, AH:

"I suggest you go out and try to obtain a better version of Islam than CNN! Please go out and educate yourself about Islam before you go critizing the religion and stating the West's superiority over the East's/Islam.'"

My knowledge of Islam far predates even the founding of CNN. I have been studying it for over 30 years. I have greater knowledge of, and more respect for, the teachings of Muhammed than most Muslims. And whether you like it or not, the West is superior to the Islamic world, at least at the beginning of the 21st century. Islam will remain in that inferior position until the majority of Muslims return the Koran, and turn away from the psychotic death-cult that is modern Islamofacism.

"Here's the fact for you to ponder over:
-Islam 1500 years ago, was the first religion to give rights to women, to own property, consent in marriage, to divorce, family planning, as equal to man, to educate herself...unlike the WEST, which introduced these rights LOONG after in the 40s/50s in europe."

The first great feminist in history was Jesus. He taught an absolute equality of the sexes, as well as equality of social, economic, ethnic, and political status. This absolute equality actually existed in the early chuch. It was, as in Islam, later generations of leaders, who corrupted the teachings, that led to women's second class status. At the moment, Islam is far behind the West in its recognition of women's rights. Remember also that the Koran allowed slaves, Jesus did not.

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