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Reader comment on item: [Naveed Haq and] "Sudden Jihad Syndrome" in Seattle

Submitted by Ulysses Black (United States), Aug 9, 2006 at 00:34

Are we as deaf and blind as the Europeans? That continent is lost. Why don't Americans read the Koran and wake up with a jolt?

That "sacred text" is inimical to the ideals that this country is built upon. No politician dares to call for a limitation on muslim immigration for fear of being called "racist" (as if it's a race) and for fear of being accused of violating our sacred principle of FREEDOM OF RELIGION. BUT ISLAM FORBIDS FREEDOM OF RELIGION. The koran dictates that other religions must be rubbed out or subjugated. As soon as the American muslim population is large enough, they will push to have their sharia law---as they are already pushing in Canada and England and India and countless other places.

And how do Muslims push? With bombs and murderous rampages, like this fine Seattle man who shoots women and girls. So, what will soon happen to OUR freedom of religion as their numbers grow? And what about the freedom of religion of those poor souls born into Islam who bravely choose to leave Islam? The koran commands that they must be killed. Right there you can see that it's a religion that forbids freedom of religion. Whenever a muslim population reaches a critical mass (in relation to the non-muslim popultation), there is no longer freedom of religion. ISLAM IS A RELIGION THAT FORBIDS FREEDOM OF RELIGION, for it pronounces all other religions to be false and/or misguided and it commands the faithful to convert or kill or subjugate these infidels. Only the people of the book (Jews and Christians) are deemed to have some small legitimacy and therefore can escape death or conversion as long as they pay the onerous jyzya tax.

Yes, I know, you've heard Muslims say that the koran stipulates that "there is to be no compulsion in religion." It does say that once. What about the ninety or so times that it commands the faithful to convert or kill the nonbeleivers? What about the gratuitous detail with which it describes the way these people are to be killed? Decapitation, stoning, etc., etc. What could be more compulsory than that? If you haven't time for the whole book, at least read Sura 9. Why do we Americans pretend to care about freedom of religion when we let this intollerant faith grow on our shores? There is no such thing as moderate Islam. The koran forbids you to pick and choose which of it's dictates to live by and which to discard.

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