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To Shakeel: The Nazis also used another form of Itmam ul-hujja

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Submitted by Plato (United Arab Emirates), Jun 26, 2007 at 06:37

Hello Shakeel, you wrote:

"---You are free to believe in anything and no Muslim is allowed to force you to convert to Islam or force you to pay tax or humiliate you because you are non-Muslim.---"

Shakeel your saying so does not make it so, especially in Muslim countries. Are Muslims free to believe anything in Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran etc., etc., etc.? Isn't there news coming out of Pakistan that Christians are being forced to convert. Aren't Hindu girls abducted, forced to convert and marry Muslims in Pakistan? How is it that Muslim scholars in Muslim countries are unable to interpret their scriptures as you do? The hero of Muslims in Pakistan, Emperor Aurangazeb, a pious Muslim reimposed the jiziya on Hindus, something his faithless great-grandfather had abolished. Why is it that countries ruled by Muslims are full of injustices perpetrated on non-Muslims and women. What worth is a scripture which can be so badly misunderstood by the vast majority of those who swear by them.

"---All this is because, no Muslim can do Itmam-ul-Hujja, only Rasool can do it and he too does it with the power of God.---"

Is this any different from the infamous plea of the Nazis that they committed their crimes because they were ordered to?

Can it really be that the Koran and Sunnah are being misinterpreted by the vast majority or is it that you are misreading the real message of the Koran/sunnah? The vast majority of Muslims don't seem to have heard of Itmam ul-hujja.

"---If God would let the wrong-doers go unpunished and unhumiliated then it would be injustice with those who are righteous. God humiliated His creature because He is just and good and bad are not same in His eyes.---"

Shakeel tell me if torturing Kinana Al Rabi was good or bad, killing Asma Bint Marwan was good or bad, if marrying Safiya the day after widowing her was good or bad. Let me answer that. Since they were all done by the Prophet they are all good and worthy of emulation by us ordinary folks.

What Itmam-ul-hujja can you trot out for the killing of Kinana Al Rabi and the marrying of his beautiful widow Safiya?

"---What you are demanding is that God shouldn't be punishing the wrong-doers and should be treating them same way like those who are righteous. Please rethink it.---"

I can't tell you who the wrong-doers are but I sure can tell you who the possible do-gooders are from my reading of the Koran/Sunnah. The do-gooders are allowed to hit their wives, marry four women at a time, keep any number of concubines, keep slaves, take booty, chop off a hungry man's hand if he steals an apple, stone a woman to death if she gets pregnant after being raped. I forgot, the Koran tells me of at least two kinds of wrong doers and I am all for punishing those nasties who drink alcohol or take interest.

Plato
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