What's a Muslim to do? Don't wish a Christian merry Christmas, it's much better to figure out more ways to suppress the religious believes of others.
KUWAIT CITY: Is it religiously acceptable for Muslims to wish their Christian colleagues or acquaintances a Merry Christmas? In Kuwait, it depends on who you ask.
Days before the holiday that is not officially celebrated in this small oil-rich state, fundamentalists like Mohammed al-Kandari began urging fellow Muslims not to extend the greeting to Christians they know.
Al-Kandari, who heads the Society of Sharia, or Islamic law, told Al-Watan daily the celebration contradicted with Islam because Christians believe Jesus was the son of God.
I am anything but a moral relativists. It is wrong for Islam to exert the supremacy of their beliefs. Just as it is wrong for Christians to do so. For Al-Kandari to push for Muslims to avoid a common and civil holiday greeting is a further step down the road of intolerance. It is a road with a dead end, littered with the bodies of true believers.
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