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in response to reader comment: We give respect

Submitted by dihmmi no more (United States), Jun 2, 2006 at 06:43

You wrote: "Islam teaches us to give respect towards other people and their religion (sic)."

Well, let us see: the Qur'an says: "iqtulo al- mushriqeen" (Q 9:4) This begs the question Hifzha: Do you have respect for al-Mushrikeen (polythiests) included here would be Hindus, Buddhists, and if you believe your Allah the Christians (Q 112) and the Jews (Q 9:30)?And if yes, how could you reconcile this respect with your Allah's wish that you go out and kill them?

How do you feel about the Tirnity? Now, if you say that it is wrong because your Allah says so, it means that you have no respect for Christain believes be it right or wrong. So what is your answer here?

Do you shake hands with non-Muslims and do you believe that they are Nijjis (unclean) as your Allah tells you?

In Qur'an 9:29 your Allah tells you to go out and fight ahl al-kitab until Islam dominates? Would you do that Hafzha?

Would you also agree with me that paying a mafia tax like the jizya is disrespect to non-muslims?

And last: what was the religion of your ancestors before they converted to Islam? And did you ever ask yourself why they did they convert to the religion of the Arabs? And did they suffer in the process and did they have to pay the mafia tax called Jizya?

Respect can only be earned Hifzha! And I'm afraid to say Islam has not earned it.


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