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To Mansoor: Are you laying the legal groundwork for a fatwah against me, according to sharia?

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Submitted by Doc Tater (United States), Mar 5, 2008 at 13:48

I hope readers following this thread recognize the characteristic Islamist arguments, and the potential it has for a concealed agenda:

The Islamist's opponent is criticized, insulted, and slandered, but no substantive argument is offered.

Threats are made, with varying degrees of explicitness, by the Islamist. Mansoor cites surah 86, which instructs Muslims to identify non-believers and patiently build a plan to destroy them, rather than rushing in and possibly fail by making a premature attack. Mansoor writes of "elimination from the face of the earth" as the fate of people like me. Hmmmm.... that certainly seems to constitute a threat.

The Quran is cited as authoritative, as though it were fact, to support the Islamist's argument, when there is no factual basis for the contrary argument made by the Islamist. Is there a "head in the sand" reference in the Quran? Seems I remember something about a "head in the sand" reference.

One might wonder, at this point, if Mansoor regards this dialogue as satisfying his legal obligation to invite me to Islam, and informing me that my response is a matter of free will, and informing me that there are serious consequences that can apply to me if I decline the invitation. This would justify a jihadist in taking aggressive action later, if the invitation were declined.

Is that your point, Mansoor? Is that why you presume to instruct me, "Take it this way !!!" ?

Are you going to try that with everyone on the blog, or just the people who explicitly protest being subjected to dhimmitude, and who explicitly decline the invitation to Islam?

OK, I suppose I have to ask, is this Twelver Shi'a doctrine? Just exactly what are the rules you're following? Are you willing to make the rules you follow explicit, and thereby reveal your agenda?

Submitting....

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