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"Homo sapiens' versus 'homo Islamicus'

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Feb 4, 2006 at 07:43

ed, the Light wrote :

> You know I googled that phrase, and I found one that reminded me of u Ianus. Argumentum ad hóminem.

Light, have you started learning Latin, the language spoken by those "stupid pagans"-to quote your memorable phrase ?... Soon you'll quote "Cogito, ergo sum", giving it a revised politically correct form of "Credo in Allahum, ergo sum".
And first of all the arguments I used are not "argumenta ad hominem", but "argumenta ad religionem et personam prophetae", which is quite different.

> Anyway, I see that me quoting the quran so much bothers u, I wont anymore.

On the contrary, we all love it as we learn every time it is quoted something new . I mean any time a Muslim quotes it I learn anew the unfathomable depths of human ignorance and perversity.
Don't be so timid. Quote proudly and noisily from this Book of surrealistic sayings and
death limmericks! Let the hidden ugliness and primitivism of the message become manifest!

> I do it because I hold it to be the supreme truth, and highest authority on this earth for any legal matter, argument, or advice.

When a Muslim child is born the first thing that happens is that shahada and some quotes from this book are whispered into its ears. The first things that he writes are verses from the Quran , from his earlies years up to his very last day it is this Book that accompanies him and that defines everything for him, that serves as the measure of all things to him. He is formed in the image of this book as an absurd, uncritical, brutish, primitive and self-glorifying mass-produced automaton.

> Pretty sure all people of faith hold their holy scriptures to the same standard.

No other holy scripture - as far as I know - has gained such a tyrannical power over the minds in any other believing community.

> I also do it when people in this forum say, ooh, Allah didnt say that, and I am like yea he did, look. Also, when you quote old french "irrational" writers, its so easy to use a hadith or and ayah to make my point.

I wonder what definition of "rationality" such an experienced and avid reader of French Enlightment writers as you, Light, might have?...
Besides, "irrational" for Muslims means simple - not submissive to Allah , the all-Wise , the all-Knower, the Reason ... It's just like another untranslatable Arabic word "al-haqq" - "truth" which simply means : "all that is contained in the Quran is al-haqq" . All that contradicts it is not.

> if I am gonna do that,however, you have to stop calling Allah and Prophet Mohamed and muslims deragatory words.

Now the question for you ( you may think - to test your intelligence quotient) Light.
Why has no one - neither I nor anyone else in the forum as far as I know - called Buddhism , Confucianism, Hinduism any derogatory names?...Why is it only Islam and Muslims that are constantly criticised and feared by all non-Muslims (atheists, Christians, Jews, Buddhists, Hinduists etc. etc.) ?...Why anyone else get adjusted to this world and only Islam can't without tyrannizing other peoples?
You're insinuating "beacuse all non-Muslims are malicious liars and don't want to be voluntarily tyrannized".
If I were naive enough I'd ask you to think on that matter without an a priori Quranic quote and a hadith of the day.

> When you insult something that is different from you, one might think you're a racist, Illogical bafoon who is doing more hurting to the homo sapiens species, then trying to bring em together.

There is a world of difference between 'homo sapiens' and 'homo Islamicus' , Light. The difference is a big as that between 'homo sapiens' and 'homo Neanderthalensis' , if not bigger.

> If you have any proof of ur accusations, lets talk about them in civilized manner.

"Civilized" ? ...You are indubitably referring to the "great" Islamic civilization built on the bones, blood and sweat of the dhimmis?...I belong to a different civilization.

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