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Reader comment on item: Something Rotten in Denmark?
in response to reader comment: Is this true information about the Muslims ? or is it a conspiracy ?

Submitted by Sidda (United States), Mar 30, 2006 at 16:13

With all due respect, Danish, there is only one major group of people killing in the name of religion today and they are not Christians. I tend to think (and I think I mentioned this before) that religion is often just a pretext for obtaining power. The Isamists today have some great vision of recreating the Caliphate and conquering all non-Muslims and either converting them or subjugating them.

I have a couple of atheist friends who also go all sanctimonious about "people killing in the name of religion." They usually quiet down when I remind them that one need not be a member of a religious group to commit mass killings. Stalin and the Communists were atheists and they killed quite a few people. Hitler and his merry band advocated going back to ancient Germanic pagan roots and we all know what a fun guy he was.

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