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Isaac Newton and immoderate Islam

Reader comment on item: A Million Moderate Muslims on the March
in response to reader comment: Why Muslims are not moderate?

Submitted by Ianus (Poland), May 17, 2007 at 17:36

shakeel , wrote :

> I have read and heard lot of times a mantra; Muslims are not moderate, why Muslims are not moderate? blah blah.

Are you sure you understood what was meant ? I mean "blah , blah" in your reasoning sounds as if you missed a very important piece of evidence .

> Have you ever asked this question from yourself? Are you moderate? Do you think; you are really moderate?

> It is always easy to find faults in others than to find faults in one's own self.

Have you ever heard of Newton's third law of motion ? It states :

"To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction" or more formally

"To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction: or the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other are always equal, and directed to contrary parts."

This applies to politics as well . If you don't react adequately to the force acting upon you , the force will smash you . It's a necessary consequence of Newton's third law of reciprocal actions.

Now you arrive and formulate a non-Newtonian law (let's call it shakeel's law) :

"To every violent Moslem action there shouldn't be for moral reasons an equal and opposite reaction" .

If you represent the force that is bent on smashing us kafirs or perhaps want to be smashed yourself , then feel free to follow your own suicidal law. I prefer to be true to Newton's third law and react adequately to the forces acting upon me .

> Let me remember you a quote from your own book [bible]

"He who is without sin among you, let him throw the first stone at her.'"

> Thank you

I am not sure if you have noticed that contrary to most newly discovered "moderate" Moslems we abolished stoning centuries ago . We don't follow any of Allah's laws either. We prefer Newton's laws . They are more rational and intelligible, particularly if reading them you think of what is exactly meant without any "blah , blah" exclamations between the lines.


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