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CURMALLY: Accepting Islam is committing cultural hara kiri.

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Submitted by Plato (India), Oct 16, 2010 at 12:31

Curmally, you wrote:

>>If Saddam killed a million of his people, how is it your concern?<<

If the Israelis kill a few thousand agitating and violent Palestinians how is it your concern? If the Indian Army shoots dead looters and raiders in Kashmir (and some innocents sometimes intentionally, sometimes as collateral damage) how is it your concern?

Did you stop or prevent Hitler from killing 6 million Jews?<<

They stopped Hitler from total elimination of Jews from the world and in doing that they also lost lives in the millions.

>> Did the Dutch peacekeepers in Bosnia at Srebrenica prevent the Serbs from carrying out a massacre of Muslims? <<

If the West had not intervened against their own kind there would be no Muslims left in Srebernica.

>>Have you heard of Muslims carrying out genocide to wipe out a people?<<

Estimates of Hindus and Buddhists killed in the Muslim invasions and rule of India have been run to around 60 million.

How about Armenians? How about Bangladesh? How about Darfur? How about the Marsh Arabs? How about the Bahai and Zoroastrians in Iran.

Islam also indulges in cultural genocide. Whole cultures are destroyed and made to resemble Arabian desert tribal culture. Muslims have to pray towards Arabia, they have to pray in Arabic even if sounds like gibberish to the faithful. Muslims are made to think borrowed science and maths (very little ground breaking discoveries or inventions by Arabs themselves and what there is, is by non-Arab Muslims). Everything before Islam is considered jahiliya, ignorance.

Mr. Curmally your ancestors, if you care to accept them as such (many Pakistanis invent Arab ancestry) were more cultured, learned and humane than what you became later. You are a victim of the cultural genocide committed by the followers of Mohammed.

>>On the contrary, my wife is the ruler of the house and no one challenges her authority. In her absence my daughter-in-law will takeover the house and run it and no one will question her authority.<<

Why can't Muslims get over this ruler and ruled complex? Why cannot you be an equal partner in your home with your wife? And why can't your womenfolk be equal partners of men outside it? You seem to need control in all situations in life.

>>We accord this respect to our womenfolk.<<

But, sir, your prophet did not accord womenfolk any respect. In his last sermon he equated them with animals and prisoners in the hands of men (Ibn Ishaq and Tabari). Why would you a devout follower give them this respect? How can one respect anyone who the law says is a degree below them and they may thrash them if they fear disobedience on their part? Your Koran tells you that during their monthly periods they are unclean (so for nearly a quarter of a year they are unclean). Your scholars tell you they are deficient in intelligence because of their emotional nature (whatever that is),

>>It is only when one tries to enforce one's beliefs on others that conflict arises.

Now what would your prophet have to say about this statement? You are saying one should not enforce one's beliefs on others. What was Muhammad's sunnah on this.

For the Koranic injunctions on enforcing Islam on hapless victims of Arabian imperialism read Koran 3:85, 3:83, 9:33, 58:21. 61:9. All of them say that the message given to your messenger is to ram it down the throats of anyone who fell into his hands and which he did quite enthusiastically. Which is why it was the sunnah of the prophet to give three choices to his victims: submit to Islam, pay a humiliation tax or fight.

>>This si a sword that cut two ways.<<

Yes, enforcing one's beliefs on others is a sword that cuts two ways as you have put it so nicely as you are discovering in Pakistan and the rest of the Muslim world to your cost, both physical and spiritual. The sword of Islam has cut down the beliefs and cultures of many a people. I don't have to name them do I? Now you feign innocence from the brutality of the past to enforce Islam and try to accuse the rest of the world with what you have been doing all the while under direct instructions from Allah.

With Regards

Plato

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