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The Mad Mahdi of Mansoor

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Submitted by Seamus Dafydd Dives MacNemi (United States), Oct 2, 2009 at 03:21

Ah yes, the Koran is incorruptable, YEAH RIGHT! How many versions of the Koran are there? More than I can count on my hand to be sure. The Koran isn't even written in the Arabic of today. Its language is so archaic that even trained scholars have difficulty with the meaning of many passages. Just recently old manuscripts of the Koran were discovered that bear no resemblance the the koran that scholars study today. So what does that tell us?
As well, since there was no real discipline in its publication there was no way of insuring that individuals did not introduce their own ideas and peculiar prejudices into the text without telling anybody. And there is always the problem of people using it to promote their own political abjectives by some creative redaction process. It happened with the Bible. Why not with the Koran. The Koran is being used today to promote an evil political agenda in many parts of the world and many Muslims will suffer as aresult.

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