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What is justified in the name of Islam

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Submitted by David W. Lincoln (Canada), Apr 19, 2007 at 10:39

I echo the statements of Rajagopalan, and I take them further. Let us consider what is regarded as allowable conduct in the eyes of Islam: - Kidnapping young boys and training them to be janissaries, so that when they are old enough to fight, they fight fiercest against the armies of the people's that they were kidnapped from. - Soaking the non-Muslims with crushing taxes so that Muslims do not pay taxes. - Allowing no bells to be rung. - taking a much longer time to grant permission to effect repairs to churches, as compared to Mosques. If people want to defend that twisted, warped, and frankly soul deforming culture, then they get to deal with the reality that they will be less than what they ought to be, indeed less than what they could have been. the reality that they will

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