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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Sep 11, 2013 at 17:36

Our dear Treize who is really another lost tablighee wrote

As for the rather 'interesting' cosmology that involves an original sin commited by the creatures of light, and the distincion between two types of humans (the enlightened who used to be these creatures of light and the other doomed ones) this seems to come from a pre-Nusayri ghulat mystic called Al-Muffadal. His works were later canonised by Al-Khasibi, your founding father, and he himself was made to be the 'bab' of the sixth imam in Nusayri religion.

Well let me see we are told that an Arabian warlord and caravan raider and child molester received "revelations" from an Arabian deity called Allah via an angel and that Allah guides whom ever he wants and lead astray whom ever he wants (does that make sense to you?) and this Allah tells us that he is makkar or he who deceives (and does this make any sense you tell me?) and that humanity is split into kuffar and their dar al-harb and Muslims or dar al-Islam now you tell me does that make sense either after all Allah is supposed to be omnipotent and he can get all of us to be Muslims right? then how come he is unable to do so? you tell me! And your so called Allah tells your likes to kill the polytheists as in ayat al-sayf so you tell me is it moral to kill a polytheist and how come is unable to guide such polytheists you tell me? Oh and there are Jinnis! Did you ever meet a Jinni our dear Treize? And your so called prophet tells us that he flew in a winged horse does that make sense?

So you see our dear Treize he who lives in a house of glass should not throw stones

The Alawi religion in essence is a gnostic religion just like Isma'ilism and its Druze offshoot. Now these esoteric, gnostic stuff is as old as monotheist religion. In the 300 years after the life of Jesus there were lots and lots of gnostic sect with beliefs quite similar to your sect. Also Neoplatonism was quite big in this time period. Also the Jews had their mystic cabbalism.

OK so you tell us what is really Gnosis and what is really Neoplatonism? I will be waiting for your answer with great anticipation and I will prove to you that you are and you must pardon me ignorant

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