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For Salman and the fate of the pagans of mecca

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Dec 30, 2006 at 10:35

My dear Salam

you wrote:

>From what I understand even after Mecca was conquered (sic) by Muslim forces many poyltheist clans still lived there for many years (sic)

One word: Bogus. That is not what it says in Ibn Ishaq's Sirat Rasul Allah and in al-Waqidi's Maghazi. It says in both sources that following the invasion of Mecca by Muhammad the caravn raider and Arabain warlord all the residents of Mecca had to convert to Islam and that: "Allahu Ta3ala anzala ayat al-sayf (Q9:4)" (oh I forgot that you know no Arabic may be you can ask your stupid Mullah) this is from your rasul's sira/maghazi and then we are told that by 632CE there was not a single pagan left in Mecca anymore. This means that this is indeed a case where Islam was spread by the sword.

How come you did not know that?

1. Are you really that ignorant of what it says in the sira/maghazi about this injustice of spreading islam by the sword?

2. Or is it wishful thinking that maybe I do not know what really happened in Mecca when Muhammad and his minions invaded the city? I call this intellectual dishonesty.

So which one is it our dear salman? Ignorance or intellectual dishonesty?

And in either case: Shame.

Stay tuned for more. You did ask for it.

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