posted on Apr, 5 2007 @ 11:11 AM
SpeakerofTruth, your OP is the most honest, open and human I've read for ages -- I really admire you for being so courageous and ego-free !
We've been fed a lot of anti-Islamic propaganda and we're bound to react.
Most of the time, most of us are fair and judge individuals as we find them to be. Usually, we only generalise with regard to Muslims as a group:
muslims we don't know or associate with.
My main objection to Islam is the way it treats women as objects. And I'm revolted by the teachings of Ayotollah Khomeni in his Green Book, those
which teach that it's permissable for Muslim males to have sex with infants -- babies, and animals ... with the proviso that should the adult Muslim
male cause permanent bodily harm to the infant, then he must support it and must kill the animal with which he has sex BUT must not sell the meat of
that animal to people in his own village. I mean, we NEED to object to such depravity.
Same with teachings in the Jewish religion, which state it's fine for a jewish male to have sex with children as young as three years of age -- on
the condition he ensures the infant does not 'contaminate' him. Again, this is bestial perversion and we NEED to condemn such teachings.
Christianity on the other hand, for all its faults, holds women and children in much higher regard and is far more 'evolved' than either Islam or
Judaism. Certainly there are people who claim to be Christian who DO sexually abuse children, but they cannot claim their perversions are contained
within Christian teachings.
Basically, Islam and Judaism are examples of arrested-development. They refuse to evolve. They cling to the primitive ignorance of the goat herders
who formulated them. Judaism and Islam have far more in common than Christianity has with either of them, despite their all being Abrahamic
Currently, it's being stated that certain jewish sects intend to return to animal sacrifice. It's incomprehensible to me how educated jews could
participate in something so primitive. How low must they rate God if they can actually believe He would gain any satisfaction from the slaying of an
innocent animal in his name? Obviously the jews' version of God is miles apart from the God of the Christians. Christians look up to God. Jews
seem to believe he's on the same level as their backwards beliefs of 3,000 years ago.
And Islam, too, worships a totally different God to that of Christians. The Christian God would vomit at the thought of adult males not only forcing
sex on innocent babies and animals -- He would be outraged by Muslims assuming He would condone such depravity.
We're told we should be 'tolerant' of others' religions.
I don't think so and God didn't think so either. He condemned these basically pagan religions.
God is God. The problem is, various groups remake God in THEIR own image, instead of -- as it should be -- the other way around.
Therefore we have desert dwelling, uneducated goat herders with blood-lusting and pedophile tendencies declaring that THEIR predilictions are the way
God wants it to be. That's not religion. It's insane egotism and a determination by perverts and blood-maddened insane people to have things THEIR
own way, under the guise of 'religion' and 'God's will'.
When it comes down to people claiming it is their religious RIGHT to rape babies and animals and to slit the throats of animals on hill-tops, then
we're under NO obligation to even PRETEND to 'tolerate' such atavistic sickness.
If these sects wish us to respect their religions, then it's up to them to EVOLVE (clean up their act) and show us something we CAN respect. Until
then, it's our duty to condemn their sick religious beliefs and practices and also our duty to attempt to protect the innocents they abuse, so
disgustingly, in 'God's name'.
We send missionaries to 'backwards' peoples in Africa etc., in order to bring them under God's influence, and really, we should be sending
missionaries -- not soldiers -- to those (for some reason) backwards, regressive religions in the Mid-East.
In Islam and Judaism, it's generally taught that those not of their religions and/or who oppose them, are to be killed, tortured, robbed, persecuted.
It's backwards isolationism, tribal, herd-dweller mentality and again, in this, they set themselves far below Christianity, which preaches
forgiveness, mercy and brotherhood.
These are just common facts. Some people may not like the facts, but that's their problem. The facts remain.
All in all, in general terms, I don't think you have anything to apologise for.