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Islam is taking over US? And US is sitting by in their own borders are they?

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Submitted by Shameer (Canada), May 10, 2006 at 21:39

hmm interesting point of view this commenter's "two cents". She is thinking exactly like the terrorists. Interpreting the Quran in the same exact way. If this book by Mr. Spencer is truly accurate, its focus shouldn't only be on Islam, but also on the so called holly wars of Christianity. If you truly read the quran front to back, without starting with an opinion, you would see what it truly states.

As for shariah law, properly implemented it is a good system. Just doesn't comply with the capitalist system. As one of my history teachers once said, "neither capitalism, nor communism are good systems, only a combination could truly provide benefits to the general public". The capitalist system we live on has over 20% or so poverty rate in the US alone. If you don't believe me, watch the movie John Q. Its a true story of what happens to people in poverty level.

One thing for sure, I don't blame christianity for the troubles, crusades or any of that. I blame misguided and ignorant people for that, like the terrorists. However, one particular aspect of capitalism which should be banned for sure is interest. People get into a lot of debt with high interest that keeps them paying the interest alone, with no end in sight. This was banned under shariah law for this exact reason. I'm sure the banks are yelling at me right now, but if they can't come up with profit without interest, they are poor businessmen, and deserve to be in the gutters.

Finally immigration, this is one point I agree with Carol on. If one is entering a country, they should respect the laws of that country. If they don't like it, they shouldn't be there. Shariah laws are good, but if the country refuses to respect what is forbidden for the muslims, then those muslims should never be in that country in the first place. Neither should that country ever enter a muslim country, especially under the flag of arms. US has no rights to enter any country without the express permission of that country's government. If they do, as they have done with Afghanistan and Iraq, they deserve everything those soldiers receive in those countries.

Finally people here are talking about september 11. I agree it was a tragic and a very misguided attack. Since that attack was carried out in a non-military installation, it was against Islam's highest laws, right after God's forbidden of suicide unless it was defending the weak who cannot fight and there is no other option. If they felt that way, this was their mistake, one they will go to hell for.

and from now on, make more informed comments would you. One source doesn't tell the whole story. Most often its the only source that speaks loud enough, whether he's telling the truth or not. Give us a source who actually have lived with or near the countries that you claim have bad histories or the people you do not understand. We muslims, christians, and Jews are of the same religion, just different ways of worship.


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