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Taj: There was not a single Muslim country when the exiles went to Ethiopia

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Submitted by Plato (India), Apr 17, 2008 at 21:46

Taj, you write:

>>for many Muslims in the US, the country of their ancestors is the US...

What about the fact that there is no country in existence that is ruled by islamic principles of justice and faith or without dictators and despots or economic and political fairness? Why go to a so-called Muslim country based simply on the fact that Muslims are there?

Was the Prophet wrong in sending the first muhajjirun to (Christian) Ethiopia?<<

Taj, have you forgotten the fact that at the prophet sent some of few tens of followers when there was no Muslim country in existence anywhere, including Mecca. At that time Muslims numbered only in the hundreds in Mecca. If there had been any Muslim majority country in existence at that time where do you think he would have sent them??

And saying there is no country in existence ruled by Islamic principles is no better than the claim that used to be made by communists that there never was any communist country in existence only countries ruled by communist parties with socilaist governments on the way to becoming communist nations.

Your claim also raises the question why muslim country majority countries are unable to throw up governments that rule by Islamic principles. Have there been any since the time of the rightly guided ones?? Why did Allah restrict guidance only to those four?

If it is your claim like other Muslims that it is not the fault of Islam but of Muslims who are not following the Koran it amounts to admitting that Islam is unable to guide even people who claim to be its followers.

Regards

Plato

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