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in response to reader comment: so you think you can dance with capitalism and imperialism happily forever

Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kafiristan (Australia), Dec 22, 2009 at 15:31

yasemin writes:

"But at least please stop polluting the world; the weather, the people, the earth,"
You are talking about my appraisal of capitalism? If you don't like it then I welcome hearing your alternative - as long as it's not communism - or Islamic voodoo economics. Capitalism despite all its faults rewards creativity and ingenuity - allowing people to develop more fulfilled lives. It's precisely due to a capitalist system that you can sit there in front of a PC with a powerful microprocessor networking over the internet while you complain about it - probably sipping coffee bought from any country of your choice.

"and don't shoot the moon."

and I guess this refers to the recent successful US mission which shot a plume of dust up from the side of a crater on the south pole of the moon? Despite how much you might loathe to admit it - it's amazing what a capitalist and non-muslim society can do - isn't it? Now they know there's water in some quantity up there - so further progress can be made on a moon base - possibly the first step into the solar system and eventually beyond.

At least the US hit the moon accurately where they intended to with no more damage than a large meteorite coming in from space might have. (Do you complain to allah when that happens?)

Why are you worrying about the moon being hit - do you think it might break easily or something ? After all didn't Mo split the moon according to your beliefs?

"Some say 'If the splitting of the moon had taken place, it would have been known to the whole world and related in all subsequent books of human history'.

"Answer: The splitting of the moon was demonstrated before a certain gathering who contradicted the Prophet Muhammad in his cause as an evidence of his Prophethood. It happened momentarily at a time of night. Also, there were obstacles which prevented the others from seeing it, such as mist, clouds and time-differences between different parts of the world. Besides, at that time science and civilization were not yet well advanced and not widespread, and, therefore, the observation of the sky was limited. There was nothing to necessitate that it should have been seen all over the world."

This very scientific explanation from 'Islam answers' attempts to explain why nobody in the rest of the world - China, Europe, the Americas etc etc has recorded that imaginary event either in oral or written history.

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