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Submitted by moderate Muslim (United States), Apr 24, 2007 at 18:08

You ask "what led them to believe that they were warranted (which they werent) in attacking America in the name of Islam." After reading: 009.088 But the Messenger and those who believe with him strive hard with their property and their persons; and these it is who shall have the good things and these it is who shall be successful. And 009.089 Allah has prepared for them gardens beneath which rivers flow, to abide in them; that is the great achievement. Don't you as a good Muslim wish you had been one of those who crashed one those planes into the World Trade Centre?

You are angry at America and Israel for what is happening to the Palestinians. But are you angry at what Muslims are doing to the Christians and animists in Sudan. Are you angry at what Sudan is doing in Darfur. What is happening in Palestine is not much compared to what Muslims are doing in Sudan.Why do we not see moderate Muslims protest when Muslims are doing the killing? Is it because Allah encourages it? You say "True Muslims are those who follow the teachings of Allah and his prophets." So are the Sudanese following the teachings of Allah and his Prophet? You bet they are. Just read the verses I have mentioned above.

i wish that i could have killed the terrorists with my hands, but nothing but that. To kill Americans is not striving in the way of Islam.

I am mad about what is going on in Darfur. I have no problem with the rest of the world invading Darfur and killing the militiamen. It is disgusting that people calling themselves Muslims do things so despicable to Christians and Muslims.

you said read 9:28 It meant unclean because Muslims are required to be clean before they go to Mecca and Medina. It just means that as their is no clealiness requirement among the Pagans at the time, do not let them go near the house of God. This also referred to the time after the taking of Mecca, when the pagans had just been defeated.

9:38 39 and 41, 88 and 89 and 111 as well as 8:65 just says dont be afraid of dying in the way of Allah. If it is a truly just war than one is obligated to fight, but the terrorists are not fighting a just war and even if it was they have no right to attack civilians. or commit suicide in such an unjust attack. Contextually this was meant for the Muslims who did not want to fight the Pagans who would attack the Muslims. Allah said that instead of cowering when Islam is attacked one should fight. this does not make 9/11 justified at all. because they are fighting someone who did not attack them, they are fighting someone who has no right to be attacked, and they are attacking in an unjustified way.

8:39 means that is the unbelievers are fighting you fight, but if they stop fighting then stop, because Allah would not wish you to attack them.

2:216 means that fighting is prescribed if it is in the way of Allah. Terrorizing peaceful people who have not attacked you is not in the way of Allah. For example, if people in a certain region of the world, Muslims and Christians, were being slaugtered, it is incumbent upon everyone to stop them. Darfur.

3: 85 says that people who do not accept Islam will not be happy on the day of judgement, for they have turned there backs on the true religion. are you mad because my religion says that not everyone goes to heaven?

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