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Prejudiced vision

Reader comment on item: Once considered anti-Islam, senior scholar says he's now in the middle
in response to reader comment: Understanding.

Submitted by Ghulam Muhammed, Mumbai (India), Aug 31, 2010 at 19:31

"did not have the honesty to put the stone down, instead he picked it back up and used it without mercy, cold, and calculating always looking for a way to use deceit, pretending that the woman forced him to punish her. It is an excuse he often used to justify his brand of justice."

In the episode that i cited, Prophet's mercy and sympathy for the woman's amply obvious. The problem lies with the eyes of the beholder. With prejudiced vision, one cannot be expected to do justice, to the Prophet, much less to the woman.


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