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It must be something where all share what they have of their own free will. There is nothing like it on earth, not on a national level.
Christ wanted people to do it freely, of their own will. Their is no choice when someone (or the government) compels.
Then Jesus said to them, "Give back to Caesar what is Caesar's and to God what is God's." And they were amazed at him.
Is it against the law to burn a copy of the Koran?
If so, what is the punishment?
Respect for the written text of the Holy Quran is an important element of religious faith in Islam. Desecrating a copy of the Quran is punishable by imprisonment in some countries (life imprisonment in Pakistan, according to Article 295-B of the Penal Code) and has been punishable by death in Afghanistan, Somalia and Pakistan.
Surely those who disbelieve in Our signs -- We shall certainly roast them at a Fire; as often as their skins are wholly burned, We shall give them in exchange other skins, that they may taste the chastisement. Surely God is All-mighty, All-wise.
originally posted by: skalla
originally posted by: DrakeINFERNO
a reply to: skalla
lol that is africa, a land of madness.
Surely you are not implying that we can discount the murderous activities of Boko Haram as being related to Islam as it all takes place in the whirling cauldron of instability that is much of Africa?
originally posted by: ketsuko
originally posted by: zazzafrazz
a reply to: ManBehindTheMask
I don't know what you want me to say, you either have to rewrite your OP to make it NOT sound like Christians are so great and get bashed over the head for nothing and to say Islam is NOT backward and sucks and instead say that ALL societies hide behind their given religious banners to commit atrocities.
or leave it.
*Shrugs, I can't change your thread my old friend, not can I change my interpretation of your wording. I still adore you regardless.
How about this:
You seem to perceive Islamic extremism as burning women alive and Christian extremism as not baking cakes. I fail to see how the two incidents are in any way comparable. But in your head there is no difference.
It's like saying that shop lifting a piece of candy is just as bad as murder.
originally posted by: namehere
a reply to: LABTECH767
that last bit is not even correct, first off it's seljuk turks, second the first crusade happened at the request of byzantium who was being pushed out of asia minor by the turks and the reconquest bit was a secondary objective in the beginning.
in the end the crusades were probably what lost the christians the last bit of greece and anatolia and also ended the last remnants of the roman empire for good.
as for the intestine bit, that wasn't the turks who did that or even that time period it was revolutionaries in the phillipines who did that to american soldiers during our invasion and conquest the the islands in 1898 when we went to war with spain.