History of Muta and the future of an Islamic society
Submitted by John Bastile (Malaysia), Oct 9, 2005 at 12:05
When the first Islamic jihadis, led by their prophet Mohamed, raided caravans and attacked neighbouring societies for war booties, they were not too successful. Thus, there were no war slaves they could marry. Thus, the soldiers of Islam requested that their prophet allow them to visit prostitutes.
Of course, Mohamed, being the "perfect man of Allah" would not allow such immoral activity to exist. Thus, he decreed that these soldiers shall have to marry the girls that they wanted. A dowry for their vaginas is mandated. However, divorces in Muslim marriages are as easy as three shouts of "talak". Thus, the concept of "muta" came about.
Think about it. These Muslim males can marry any muslim females (within their community) , have sex with them (which is vital for a divorce), and then divorce them. No guilt. No sin. They can still go to heaven. 72 perpetual virgins and a river of wine still await them should they die a jihad death.
The Western would, when compared, would be behind the moral advances of Islam. Despite abadoning their religions and embracing unchecked secularism, legalising prostitution is only recent.
If the Western would lost the Third World War, then Islamism will take roots. The consequences related to the issue at hand would be as follow:
1. Organised centers will be available for muslim males to marry their pros.., err sorry, brides. No more guilt trips. No more adultery issues. No more sin. No more red light districts. No one need to be stoned to death for having illicit sex. At the moment, some poorer Arabs risk death for having illicit sex. Organised centers should be widely distributed and affordable. Think of the tax revenue from this industry. The industry could create jobs for women and imans. That's why muslims claim that they have better treatments for women. In the western world these women are called prostitutes. In their society, they are called wives.
2. The legal age for the brides shall be lowered to 6. This is to emulate their perfect prophet who requested to marry a 6 year old girl from his closest ally. However, unlike most pedophiles, this prophet was "the perfect gentleman" for he only had sex with her by the age of 9. During the 3 years gap, he merely rubbed his sexual organ between her legs. This practice could be emulated as well.
3. Several of the Muslims' prophet's wives were married to him on the same day their community were masacred. In fact, the Mohamed died as a result of poisoning by the hand of one of his wives (suspected). War slaves could be a booty.
This issue alone could attract many converts to Islam. ...
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".
Reader comments (403) on this item
Comment on this item
Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum. Daniel J. Pipes