From: "Chris Marsh" > > > > How much do you know about Islam? > > > > > > How far off the mark am I? We are not discussing the depth of my > > > knowledge of Islam. As you do not dispute the integrity of my > > > assertions, I can only assume that you accept that I am in this > > > instance correct. > > > > Without having in depth knowledge of Islam you cannot say > > anything about Islam. > > That's absolute rubbish. One can say anything about any subject as long > as one stays within the bounds of ones knowledge. You don't know if your knowledge about Islam is right or wrong. How can you know your bounds of knowledge? > And you still haven't > told me that I am wrong and why. In a single sentence; retaliating always war with always peace not Islamic. War must not necessarily be with weapons and arms. > > If you study Quran in depth, you'll > > once shiver with fear. > > I doubt it very much. I shiver with fear at the thought of lunatics > misinterpretting texts that basically advocate peace and love, and using > them as an excuse to kill, maim and torture. Simply reading any > religious text will instill no fear in me whatsoever. Quran offers every non-Muslim to read and understand it in his own way. If you study it deeply without any prior knowledge you'll still feel every verse of Quran inside yourself. > [..] > > > Um, fundamentalist muslims? Jews? Christians? Take your pick. > > > > Is there any Muslim in the government of USA? > > I don't know. What if there isn't? Are there any Christians in the > government of Iran? I don't know if there is any. Has Iran ever attacked any country or showed military aggression against any country? > [..] > > > whatever) from a complete stranger. You know him to be > > *nian, and you > > > like *nians, so you trust him and buy without looking under > > the bonnet > > > (or tail, whatever). Not a very good way to acquire goods and/or > > > services from strange vendors. > > > > It is very natural if you take it microscopically. I like > > Iran and China as countries. It's natural that I would like > > anybody belonging to these countries. But in long time > > Your surety of what is natural and what isn't shows your dogmatic > nature. Why not question what you have been taught for a change rather > than repeating it by rote? > > > scenario, I'll take care of the person's personal character > > and my personal relation with him/her on his personal > > character. I don't like USA. Naturally I'll hesitate from any > > American. But his/her personal character will persuade me to > > like him/her. > > Thus demonstrating your racism and immaturity. You are still not getting my point or refusing to get it. -- Syed Zeeshan Haider. http://syedzeeshanhaider.faithweb.com/ ----------------------------------- Allah says to Mankind: "Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye deny?"