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Why would you care?

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Submitted by Nura (United States), Oct 13, 2008 at 11:57

Why would you care if kissing the black stone is paganism? I will answer you questions in the order asked.

1. Paganism is the worship of other Gods with or without the inclusion of Allah. In the contemporary world there are many idols, for example, money and beauty can be objects of worship.

2. No... No more than kissing my children at night

3. No... No more than kissing my children at night

4. Praying to an unseen God is older than paganism.

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