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Haji Syed: Islam does not teach how to live life but rather devalues it

Reader comment on item: Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues
in response to reader comment: Answer to Plato

Submitted by Plato (India), Nov 18, 2009 at 21:17

Haji Syed you write,

>> Religion means only to teach how to live and ancient tribs now what you have to do with it.<<

Islam teaches Muslims to die fighting (9:111) and makes war compulsory for them in 4:77 and 8:5 (now bring on your context to dispute their meaning).

Islam disdains the life of this world in these verses:

006.032 YUSUFALI: What is the life of this world but play and amusement? But best is the home in the hereafter, for those who are righteous. Will ye not then understand?

014.003 YUSUFALI: Those who love the life of this world more than the Hereafter, who hinder (men) from the Path of Allah and seek therein something crooked: they are astray by a long distance

Koran does not teach how to live life, it devalues life in these verses and in verses like 9:111.

>> I hope atleast you must be wearing clothes and would be teaching your childrens to wear clothes and is it that you teach your childrens to not to wear clothes like tribs. Just grow up.<<

I teach my children that ethical living is more important than how much of your body you cover. I do not tell them that Allah hates women who wear revealing clothes as He can see through even the heaviest of burkas. I tell them Allah has only contempt for men who get into a sexual frenzy on seeing the exposed arms and legs of women and on that score demands that women be imprisoned at home or covered up in a black shroud




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