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  1. At the risk of drawing myself into this debate, I would state that I disagree with the idea that Christians cannot claim to be doing harm in the name of their religion - because essentially, it is not the religion giving the justification in any case, it is the person finding the justification through the religion themselves. I hate to use such as extreme example, but one can hardly forget that the KKK were a group of Christian extremists, and if you would like more references, Wikipedia has an entire article dedicated to Christian extremism. The actions of these groups and individuals do not
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  2. Two nice feel good "summer songs from UK group Saint Etienne. The first from 1995, the second from 2012.
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  3. @Rubrica: Excellent point. I had the same thoughts, or the essence of it, but I wish I could have expressed them as well as you did. @AGJM: I might have overreacted as well, I have to admit that I skipped parts of your quotes though I did examine the latter more thoroughly. I didn't want to start a debate on religion*. I assumed that since you're writing an essay you had studied the subject extensively, but I hoped to introduce an aspect of the Muslim culture you might have not been familiar with. I'm glad you found it pleasurable to read. Writing it I felt like I sounded like I was expl
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  4. I think what's important to remember is that it's not Islam that's bad ... it's a bad Islamist. The same goes for any religion I know a man who will sit for hours arguing the christian cause, yet he'll go out drinking, go home and beat his wife up. Then wonders why no-one takes his spouting seriously
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