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Submitted by Ab (United States), Mar 8, 2011 at 22:07

Masha Allah TabarakAllah, Your comments seem,so far, to be very educated and clean. I feel that people tend to rely on myths when trying to debunk Islamic practices rather than rational observances. There are so much fairy tales that the children of West,in general, have been growing up on,that they come out of contact with reality when it comes to their beliefs. I'm not saying that Islam doesn't have practices where we don't have complete proofs & evidences from science for every claim,since we are still discovering the many things we never knew before, but these things are what most non-Muslims try to use as an argument even though they themselves practice things that are irrational.

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We (mankind)hear of stories of heroes, surround ourselves with books that speak of adventures we believe we'd only be able to read about and never experience, and bring ourselves to believe that we are helpless when it comes to these things. Yet we see man on the moon and new species from all parts of the world we could've never imagined,but never do we realize that these are merely done by the will of Allah (the God) ta 'ala.Do we give Allah enough credit? Or do we just give all the credit to humans of whom merely discovered or utilized what Allah gave them? We start believing that creatures can evolve and we can become immortal, but we don't believe in a life after this one,why?Would we have believed in this life before it existed? We'd rather watch make believe on T.V.(and worse allow our children to be raised on them too) where people have magical powers and can shape shift but we don't believe that God sent us the Quran to guide us?

When you exalt a mere human being, you're forgetting that Allah(the God) gave that human the ability to do what they did. He ta'ala, can give that same ability to you,and you can see for yourself that you are not self-sufficient and powerful ,but instead needy and weak. All that exalting a human being does is give them an image as if they are God.Because we don't know how God looks like,we should pretend he looks similar to someone who is above average even though Allah is the Most Unique? Man needs guidance and definitely don't know everything so how can they ever truly be free of sin in this life?Even the Prophets gradually received revelation from Allah to enjoin good and forbid evil. People even today can be like the pious predecessors, but hardly does any one want to try. It's almost as if piety & righteousness has become extinct, and usually you don't know what you've got until it's gone. Then you start acting as if it was a myth or amplify it to something it wasn't.

There are so many arguments against Islam, but when it comes down to it, the Western mentality really isn't as reliable as a judge as it wants to be.

P.S. I see so many people telling Muslims to leave the West. I just want to know,did the Europeans really have any right to expel the Native Americans from their own homes?And has this mentality ever really left them("Westerners" ,since not every European thinks this way) ? God made this Earth for Man and Jinn to worship him(along with all the other creations that aren't held accountable),and yes non-Muslims live in Saudi which is actually a God given right.

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