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Submitted by Arvind Madhavan (India), Jul 22, 2006 at 19:45

Saladin.

The agenda behind seeking the truth determines the level of bitterness. If you seek to clear Muhammed's innocence in the matter of his marrying and enslaving women of his slaugthered enemies, it would depend on your outlook whether you end up bitter at the end of your road. If you approach the path with an open mind, you would reach the fact that he did so and not end up bitter about it. However if you travelled the path with an agenda i.e to prove his innocence, you would end up a very bitter man and that's what you are.

Unlike Islam, Hinduism helps to give its followers an open outlook in life and the divine. It accepts that the paths to divine are many. It depends upon the follower to follow his path. You are not forced to bend down in a particular direction, a specified number of times to reach the divine nor are you killed if you reject a prophet.

The 'statues of stone' (which you refer to derogatively) are the connection between the believer and the divine. They are sculpted in one of his avatars i.e form of Vishnu (protection), form of Shiva (purity), form of Brahma (creation).

If according to Islam, I'am going to hell, then I would prefer it to spending time in heaven with Muhammed and his muslims who lied, slaughtered and raped for their 72 virgins.

Your knowledge of Hinduism is completely wrong, please try again.

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