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You are making a mistake in thinking that Islam is like Christianity

Reader comment on item: "At War with Islamic Fascists"
in response to reader comment: Religion & Paece

Submitted by Sully (United States), Aug 16, 2006 at 01:14

The Koran very clearly teaches that loving your neighbor only pertains to fellow Muslims. And it very clearly prescribes very different treatment for infidels. It allows that Christians and Jews should be treated with compassion as long as they clearly submit to the primacy of Islam and pay a special tax. But as for others the Koran is very clear. It's rule is conversion or the sword.

Christians have done very brutal things during their history but they have had to twist the words of the founder of their religion in order to justify them. Any Muslim can find clear justification and even encouragement to violence agains infidels in the Koran.


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