1 readers online now  |  69 million page views

The Golden Rule of islam

Reader comment on item: "The Battle against Islamism Has Not Yet Started"
in response to reader comment: The Koran is the CORE of the "Islamic question" also Naivety by infidels....response to Aldo Moltifiori

Submitted by Ron Thompson (United States), Aug 3, 2016 at 10:28

The Golden Rule of Judaism and Christianity is "Treat others as you wish to be treated".
The Golden Rule of Islam is "Kill all those who do not submit to Islam" (including all Muslims who leave the religion, and any Muslims who believe a different version of Islam than the Muslim proclaiming the Golden Rule of Islam).

I believe Anne and Aldo are right in their comments about the Koran as the "core" of Islam, as is
almost everybody else in this remarkable run of insightful and incisive Comments.

All thanks to Daniel Pipes for providing this unparalleled forum, and for tolerating so many comments that differ from his long-standing view that Islam can be reformed without imploding or collapsing.

Perhaps someone will now collect and publish those 100 or so expressions of the Golden Rule of
Islam mentioned by Anne. (Even 50 or 25 would probably make the point equally well).

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to The Golden Rule of islam by Ron Thompson

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)