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What other religion as a matter of doctrine teaches its followers to suppress and harm others?

Islam encourages jihad
Some try to whitewash jihad as an ideal, but most Muslims still see it as a call to violence. Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90

As far as I know, Islam is the only religion known to mankind that finds honor and pays its followers for killing innocent people. Most of the world’s religions teach some form of kindness, love and respect for humanity. Most beliefs help people find ways of making the world a better place to live. Faith often helps people cope with suffering or loss. There is no religion I am aware of that teaches that it is honorable to sacrifice themselves in order to take revenge on innocent people. Except Islam.

I hear many people, and governments, saying, “We need to understand the grievances of Muslims. If we would only listen to them and make life better for them there would be less terror and war in the world.” Peace proposals and attempts at reconciliation have never worked, and never will, because they are all based on this false premise that if we could only improve their lives the terrorists would have nothing left to fight for.

But I ask, are Muslims the only ones with grievances? In...

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