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To "Infidel": I have NO IDEA how you draw your conclusions...

Reader comment on item: [Naveed Haq and] "Sudden Jihad Syndrome" in Seattle
in response to reader comment: Nabil Ahmad, Infidel and Aya 8:65

Submitted by Nabil Ahmad (United States), Sep 1, 2006 at 16:56

I don't consider that statement to be complimentary at all, "Infidel".

The Aya in questions sounds to me like 1 Muslim can banish 10 infidels. It doesn not say anything about "bad Muslims" at all. The Sura in question was revealed at around the time or shortly after the Battle of Badr when the Muslims inflicted their first major defeat on the Meccan army, during a period of time when war against the oppressors of Muslims in Mecca was ongoing. You can't take the Qur'an literally without studying the history behind each Aya.

To me, a bad Muslim is equal to, or worse than, a bad non-Muslim. At least a bad non-Muslim has not received the message of the Qur'an and may be excused, but is still a bad person, nonetheless. If a Muslim can be bad after having read and studied the Qur'an and accepts Islam and then turns around and engages in acts of terrorism which are clearly against God's commandments, I would never want to be in that person's shoes and would consider such an individual to be an enemy of not just non-Muslims but of civilized, law-abiding Muslims like myself as well. Osama bin Laden and his ilk should be happy that I'm not the President of the USA. I know how to deal with these people and they won't like it one bit.

And I still haven't heard about the wonderful religion that you follow which you consider to be so much better than Islam. Or are you afraid that you may have soiled it by your negative attitude here? If you don't want to tell us all what it is, at least give us something constructive to sink our teeth into. All we've heard from you is why Islam is such a bad religion!

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