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Why East and West can not equate logic

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Submitted by George (United States), Jan 7, 2009 at 12:23

Why East and West can not equate logic

The reason problem
In the West exists the law of contradiction,,if two things contradict each other,then at least one
of them has to be false,the possibility that both can be false also exist.
In the East (Islamic logic) two contridictions can be true. This is sometimes called dualistic logic as
opposed to scientific logic.
So here is a basic for the different thought patterns.....................................
Islams Koran has many contridictions in it,one may look at the Koran as two books,,early writings
and later writings. While holding the entire Koran as the perfect word of God the conflicts are
abrogated,,wherein the later words superceded the earlier,,but the earlier words also have to be true
since Allah (God) is perfect. In the end the verses followed in the Koran are chosen to fit the
circumstances,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,It is man ,following his wants,not the Koran that produces wrong.

Western ethical basis.
Reciprocity,,do unto others,(The Golden Rule).
East Islamic
Reciprocity does not exist, Muslims are to be treated one way and unbelievers another way.
The closest Islam comes to a universal statement of ethics is that the entire world must submit to Islam.
After Mohammed became a prophet, he never treated an unbeliever the same as a Muslim.
Islam denies the truth of the Golden Rule.

This dualistic ethic is the foundation for jihad. All unbeleavers are less than human,making
it allowable to harm,and kill any and all unbelievers..
It is far easier for the east to see what the west believes,it is nearly uncomprehensable for a westerner
to see Islam for what it is,,but Islam is what it is,not what one wishes it to be.


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