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Ahmad: Slave keeping comes naturally to Muslims because Islam is a religion of nature?

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Submitted by Plato (India), Mar 7, 2008 at 06:12

>>Islam is deen al-fitrah (the religion of nature)<<

Keeping and trading in slaves is not against nature. Is that why Islam allows slavery? If keeping and trading in slaves was against nature your deen al fitrah would naturally have banned it just as it banned pork, taking of interest, polyandry etc.

>> As for me benefiting of then how would you explain non-muslim christians migrating to better economies to work.Example: mexicans. It has nothing to do with religion<<

My dear Ahmad, it has everything to do with religion. Your ‘simple and organised' religion tells you that you are going to ‘dar al harb' whereas the Mexican is not. So you are going there either to try and destroy that society or you are disobeying your Lord as 33:1 says you should not hearken to the unbelievers, and living in an infidel nation you will have to do that on almost a daily basis.

The Koran also says: 28:86 PICKTHAL: Thou hadst no hope that the Scripture would be inspired in thee; but it is a mercy from thy Lord, so never be a helper to the disbelievers.

As you live among disbelievers and probably work for some disbeliever how do you avoid helping them?

>> This is a downtime in islamic countires political and economic systems. Everything comes in cycles.<<

Have you asked yourself how Allah-guided Islamic countries can suffer from downtime. Accept that Allah's guidance is ineffective. Your only hope is that since everything comes in cycles your uptime is ahead. I don't see that happening in our lifetime given the social mess Muslims live in.

Regards

Plato

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