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Who is father Zakaria

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Submitted by Ebrahe Mohy (Canada), Jan 25, 2006 at 23:46

There is a famous Arabic saying applies very well to this article:

If I am argued by a 1000 knowledgeable person I will beat them, but if argued by only one ignorant hw will beat me.

لو ناقشني ألف عالم لغلبتهم.. ولو ناقشني جاهل لغلبني

When an article is written, and there are small mistakes or discussable words, then the argument could be opened widely. But when something written based upon misunderstanding, this would need a lot of re-education. It is always not a matter of reading the history, it is how to understand it. I was trying to put your argument in the balance of "half full or half empty". In case you did not know, this is how articles mostly judged based on the writer's points of view and background.

You are saying:
"I put a lot of thought before placing this message in the Blogs, because I don't want people start thinking that I am turning Omar's subject to an attack on Islam, whilst it's not attacking Islam, its exposing it. We must stop this too much of good manners, and have the right to talk loudly and expose all the evidences, and stop this minority hurt feelings thing."

There is a big difference between putting a lot of thoughts and trying to understand. For us as Muslims we seen a lot of these arguments, but when getting people to come out and debate it with our moderate (yes moderate) and very knowledgeable scholars, lies like your fall, and guess what many people start to convert to our religion.

I am almost sure you do not know Arabic, which by the way I am very strong in it, I can easily show you the big difference between poem and Quran.

Tell me who is father Zakaria, then maybe we talk about the alleged thousands.
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