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Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan (Australia), Oct 13, 2010 at 04:42

Mr Curmally writes:

"Many thanks for the Reference you were kind enough to give"

It is amazing how many muslims do not know what is in their own books.

."... Now tell me, did the Prophet encourage the woman in Medina who used perform female circumcision? How do you like shooting yourself in the foot?"

Let's take a look at it again: ""'Um Atiyyat al-Ansariyyah said: A woman used to perform circumcision in Medina.The Prophet (pbuh) said to her: Do not cut too severely as that is better for a
woman and more desirable for a husband'." 1,8""

Quite clearly the 'prophet' did nothing to stop the practice.There was no outrage - no sense that this practice was defiling the woman's body. He basically said 'cut, but don't overdo it'. I think you've blown your foot off with this one.

"We are an oil importing country and sell our total production of oil to Singapore."

So you import oil and then go and sell it to Singapore?

"...Aren't the Libyans Arabs and Muslims and by God you pay for it with Promissary notes. "

Arabs par excellence - but what has that to do with anything? Dollars, bonds, whatever. But countries will pay for oil with whatever they have. They buy from who ever has got it - whether it's arabs, Russians, Brazilians, El Salvadoreans.

"Yes the Government of the USA, through its Ambassador to Pakistan Her Excellency Ms Ann Patterson, General Petreus, Commander of USCENTCOM and Afghanistan has apologized as has the Spokesman from the State department has and as the Secretary of NATO Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Do you mean to tell the US Ambassador to Pakistan does not represent the USA?"

Why the rhetorical question? What point are you trying to make?

"I don't think Australia featyred in this episode."

Exactly so - Australia made no apology

"The world of Islam has around 1.25 billion and more adherents. The total population of Europe and The USA and Australia don't even number a billion. The USA has around 325 million, Europe around 500 million or more a bit more and Australia has around 20 million people. Do the maths and think about what you are saying."

Is this in response to my assertion that '- if the non-muslim world decided to, the muslim world could be obliterated'? Do you seriously think that because muslims number 1.5bilion - concentrated in easily tarfetted areas for the most part - that any one of the groups mentioned could not urn your deserts into glass? Are you so ill-informed? The UK's Trident submarine fleet could wipe out half in a day if there were real cause to. The French with their 300 operational nukes could mop up what was left in a lazy afternoon.So - that would leave Russia and the US and their combined 20000+ nuclear weapons with nothing to do. And tiny Israel would not have to use any of its100 or so, neither would China - or for that matter India. And that's just nucear weapons - we've covered nothing of the conventionasome l and even more deadly unconventional approaches.

So do you still think the muslim world has a pot to pee in militarilly? Do you think that with all the satellites trained over your part of the world that nuclear arms released by Pakistan would not be destroyed within minutes of leaving their silos? (Pakistan is the only muslim country that admits having nuclear weapons as you would know.)

"If what your Afghan friend has said Pakistan is behind the Taliban and created them. Then your Afghan friends have forgotten that the Taliban originated in Kandahar around 1992or 1994. Now Kandahar is not in Pakistan.That city is in Afghanistan."

We know where Khandahar is - and we also know how easily the taliban have spread into Pakistan.

"... perhaps your friends need to refresh their knoeledge of the geography of Afghanistan." No need to - he knows the geography of his own country. that my friend states that Pakistan and the ISI trained and financed the Taliban.

"...When have I preached Islam to you?"

Did I say you had ? I think you'd agree with me that you realise that that would be a complete waste of your time if you had tried.

"...I have risen in defense of my religion. If what I am doing is something alien to you, then learn from it"

No, not alien as I have seen the results of muslims defending what they think is truth every time we hear of a suicide bombing or a beheading, or just a riot etc The BIG difference is that beliefs and Truth are 2 different things. Truth needs no defence. Someone who experiences truth does not have beliefs which can be shattered when someone disputes them

. I have never ever asked anyone to believe as I do "

Perhaps you have not - I do not know. I could ask - did you allow any of your children the freedom to become Buddhists or Jews or Hindus or Christians?

nor belittled their beliefs but I will not permit anyone to mock it or make fun of my belief.."

So you are a control freak then? How can you stop them? It is not possible. The more you try - the more people will do precisely that - as they see that is your weak point.

"....,why do you insist on making fun of my Prophet .....? "

Even David Koresh lived a holier life than your 'prophet'. Hindu and Sikh saints before and since Mo left him way, way behind in the holiness/awareness/supercosciousness stakes

"...Understand we don 't repeat do not worship Mohammad (may peace be upon him) we worship Allah the Almighty creator of all things. We maintain That the Prophet ( may peace be upon him) was mortal as we are.

Well, umm, yes, since he actually did die 1400 years ago.....

"........We view him as Insan e Kamil......."

We just view him as 'Insan e' - same as David Koresh - captivating to his unsophisticated bedouin audience in 7th century Arabia and possibly even charismatic - but quite deluded.

"...or the perfect human being worthy of emulation no more and no less even if he lived 1400 years ago."

So those muslims all around the world who continually make statements such as 'We have to obey Muhammad (S) and love him more than ourselves..' and 'We Love Our Prophet MUHAMMAD(PBUH) Even More Than Our Lives' , '.. We love Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him) more than our family and lives.' - do not share your insight and have got it all wrong???

Perhaps you should tell them.

I can understand how if you had enough common sense - you would not worship a dead arab man you have never seen . And whom you would not know , were he alive now - if you fell over him in the street. Imagine if he was clean shaven and wearing a suit? You have inherited a myth - and, having had no exposure and no freedom to do anything else - have perpetuated this myth. I am not talking about truth and consciousness (God) here - but about your imagined relationship with Mohammed who was certainly not an enlightened being . I can understand why you get defensive about a seeming 'attack' on your myth. But the truth is that ultimately, Mohammed, to you - is just an idea - granted a very elaborate one - charged with all sorts of emotions - but nevertheless - an idea. The same way that everything in the external world is.

We have to obey Muhammad (S) and love him more than ourselves

We have to obey Muhammad (S) and love him more than ourselves

We have to obey Muhammad (S) and love him more than ourselves.

We have to obey Muhammad (S) and love him more than ourselves.

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