It's not the religion - it's using religion as a excuse to hurt someone else - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • dreamer
    • 03.01.13 | 17:45 (IST)

    His poems were not the result of hate towards religions, but passion for protecting minors from non-consenting amputations. This is a very emotional issue for many men -even for those defending circumcision- because it's an issue that is carved on their genitals. Unfortunately those who are too blind to see that cutting part of the body causes pain and long term consequences, are also too blind to understand that. Guys, anyone can change his point of view, it takes one second. But if you are not willing to do so, you won't. His words are not about all Muslims or about all Jews or about the religions at all. His words are directed at anyone who uses his or her religion as an excuse to wound another person, i.e. a baby or a minor. Not all Jews and Muslims do that. And many who are not Jews or Muslims also do that.

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