QuoteOriginally posted by: fars1d3sThe West is anti-muslim. The West has issues with Islam, even though Muslims did not kill Jesus. It's just a religious thing. That's why the West favors India over Pakistan.I think this is completely incorrect. most Westerners are agnostic or aethestic and I am sure many recognise that Islam came 600 years after the death of Jesus and hence Muslims could not have had anything to do with it. Frankly, as I have said earlier Christians view the death of Christ as a positive thing because He laid down His life for mankind. I don't think the West favours India - back in the 70s when India was drawn into in the non-aligned movement and was backed by the Soviets to some extent, then Pakistan was the recepient of mouch more US and Western backing than India. There is a clash between liberal societies and those who are stuck in a religion that was developed to unite a nomadic, desert inhabiting people. And I am not being derogatory here as I think this applies equally to some branches of Judaism and Christianity. The problem is when liberal-minded people encounter religious zealouts of any description then there is a clash. For most the clashes tend to be verbal but with some Wahabists just want to kill people they don't agree with. How do you solve this problem ? Do they get isolated and marginalised ?
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