War is Deceit
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Submitted by Greval (Switzerland), Aug 12, 2016 at 10:17
Here is the basis of Islam.
Lying to a muslim is forbidden and is a sin.
Lying to non muslims is not only allowed but is encouraged. Taqiyya provides muslims to lie to a non muslim without committing a sin.
Taqiyya, Tarwiyya, Kitman/Deceit Taqiyya is saying something that isn 't true/lying for Islam. Kitman is lying by omission ie leaving out a part of a verse. Tawriya, is a deception.
Muslim cleric recently appeared on video counseling Muslims to tell Christians, "I wish you the best," whereby the latter might "understand it to mean you're wishing them best in terms of their [Christmas] celebration." But—here the sheikh giggles as he explains—"by saying I wish you the best, you mean in your heart I wish you become a Muslim."
Once when Hanbal was conducting class, someone came knocking, asking for one of his students. Hanbal answered, "He's not here, what would he be doing here?"—all the time pointing at his hand, as if to say "he's not in my hand." The caller, who could not see Hanbal's hands, assumed the student was simply not there and left.
If someone declares "I don't have a penny in my pocket," most listeners will assume the speaker has no money on him—though he might have dollar bills, just literally no pennies.
Leaders in the Arab world routinely say one thing to English-speaking audiences and then something entirely different to their own people in Arabic. Yassir Arafat was famous for telling Western newspapers about his desire for peace with Israel, then turning right around and whipping Palestinians into a hateful and violent frenzy against Jews. Muslims "need" tawriya because it "saves them from lying," and thus sinning.
Bukhari (52:269) - "The Prophet said, ' War is deceit.'" Ibn al-Munir (d. 1333) writes, "War is deceit, i.e., the most complete and perfect war waged by a holy warrior is a war of deception, not confrontation
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