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It's an adult conversation Saladin - grow up!

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in response to reader comment: PCMadness, you have painted yourself into a corner...

Submitted by PCMadness (New Zealand), Jun 8, 2006 at 18:12

"Submitted by Saladin, Jun 8, 2006 at 13:03


and the only thing now you can do is clutch at straws or make personal attacks."

Personal attacks! really? Where? You state where I have personally attacked you. If you are referring about this statement "I question your ability to think at all" then I suggest you grow up and stop being so sensitive. In that instance the sentence to which I was responding, you incinuate that my faith is lost and so is my salvation, basically saying I am a bad person and a lost soul. Am I not allowed to respond to that?

I am not clutching at straws. Some might argue it is you who is cornered. I have asked some very pertinent questions. If you find them too difficult to answer then that is not my fault, but I am not stomping on your personal feelings by asking them. The fact is, you don't handle difficult questions well. You are withdrawing BECAUSE you cannot answer them (No one can by the way). You revert to wrapping yourself in you beloved book spouting verses at me.

"And believe me, no one here is trying to convert anyone here unless they be christian missionaries (that's their profession)."

That's a matter of opinion. Sure sounds like attempts convert when you use phrases like:

"But it's never too late, you still have time. Confirm that there is only one God who has created everything and has contacted man throughout history through his messengers and Muhammad (PBUH) is the last messenger who was given the Quran which is preserved for the rest of mankind. It is the last revelation which challenges you:"

and

"Quran asks you questions like these to make you face the reality and come out of denial,"

What tactics do christian missionaries use instead of preaching? There is not difference matey...admit it!!! OR Do they tie you up and beat you until you submit.

This is a debate. Yet it sounds like you are at the mosque, standing in the pulpit preaching chapter and verse at me. I want you to answer questions posed. If you can't say you can't but don't go accusing me of personal attacks and flawed argument or try to cloud issues with double talk, you gain no respect that way. Sometimes the debate might get a bit heated, debates do. That does not mean that you have to stand there shouting "look...look, that man said nasty things to me" when in fact I didn't. You are all very good at preaching your points, because that is what invariably it is....preaching, but when challenged it's a different story. I especially, will not just accept what you say.

"Quran asks you questions like these to make you face the reality and come out of denial,"

The Quran can't make me do anything friend. I don't recognise the Quran. I may have choosen a different book and hold it higher than yours, I may not......what do you do eh?

"like your shrink."

I have a shrink do I? Should I take that as a personal attack? Should I take your swipe at christian missionaries as an attack?.....just making a point.

Submitting....

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