Islam isn't from God, but from Allah
Reader comment on item: There Are No Moderates: Dealing with Fundamentalist Islam
Submitted by B.W. (Belgium), Oct 19, 2008 at 17:20
shamim ibn aziz,
I know my reaction should have gotten your attention.
Allah is arabic for God so what I used as title might seem strange at first. Is actually not.
You possibly call the thing you sit at at a table a chair, I would do so, but your chair is likelly not the same chair as mine. The God Islam followers follow, isn't there for mine also mine.
Any devil can claim to be God to attempt to desieve humans from the right path.
Islam came from writings the followers of Mohammed have written. I see in this fact no actions of any God. While the ten commandments where carved more directly by God... Giving the 10 commandments a more devine source then the Q'uran.... That according to Muslims the Q'uran is the unedited word of Allah thruw Mohammed, seems also false as it was "filtered" by scholars not so long after Mohammed's death...
The commandment Do not kill... makes all terrorists braking this devine law... evil.
As God is by definition all knowing, you woudn't be able to find contradictions in he's lawmaking...
But In Islam you do find such.... or rather he refines he's previous words.... An God should have known from the start and would not have needed to refine he's previous words, now, would he?
All this of course makes me question the basis of Islam.
And all this reasoning is futile with Islam fundamentalists or extremists.
Hoping you're neither, I attempt to reason with you.
I would offer you the idea that Islam is a man made ideologie or at least it's current state is.
Democracy is probably also man made.(who knows, perhaps the founding father of democracy might be inspired by an angel called Gabriël?)
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