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Submitted by student of history, not hysteria (United States), Dec 24, 2006 at 01:53

The crusades actually started around 632 A.D. ... the Muslims laid waste to much of Asia Minor, Spain and even Africa. Christians in these areas begged for help as millions of Christians would be killed during Muslim conquest from 632 to the late 900s. As a response to the devastation, the Christian crusades would launch 5 unsuccessful crusades over the next 400 years. Most historians have revised the misinformation related to how many heretics were burned during the Inquisition. The burning of heretics were mostly political in nature to stop certain questions from bing asked at the end of the crusades. Also, note that the Inquisition was driven by Roman Catholics, not by true Christians. As the Reformation takes place in Europe, many Christians left the crusades leaving the Roman Catholics to lead the crusades. Only near the end of the crusades were the Christians torturing "heretics".

Muslims on the otherhand, tortured, beheaded and raped hundreds of thousands and exterminating millions prior to even one Christian crusade. I am neither young, nor old, but I have studied history and know that religion is not evil -- man's quest for power, land and submission in the name of religion is evil.

Muslim religion preaches not peace, but submission. It tells it followers to kill people that don't convert. Current Islam is being twisted by man (power corrupt Imams) and wars rage today nearly as great as they did 1300 year ago. There are over 70 world conflicts going on right now ... 64 of them involve radical Islam and brutally attacking Mulsims, Jews, Indians and Christians.

Since its inception, Islam has never known peace .... never has it really tried. It does not believe in peace or freedom, but submission to man. Real Christians believe in compassion and the way of Jesus Christ which is peace - always. Most real Christian don't see Roman Catholics or organized religion as being Christian. Since you seem like you want to study history, please use this response as your starting point.

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