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Submitted by batya dagan (United States), May 17, 2012 at 01:50

While it is relatively easy to see that the Koran was first it also easy to see that ... some of them are truly comedic.They demand Jerusalem as theirs because Muhammad went there on his very strange horse and went up to heaven with the horse .One wonders when will an equivalent story will show up regarding New York. The strangest of all the stories is the one that everybody was Muslim before Islam; all of the Jewish prophets and heroes, including Moses, who gave the world Judaism.

Muhammad wanted the desert people to be like the Jews and the Christians but he was not a teacher and they were not able to learn ... After his death others picked up and added more restrictive behavior on the poor societies which basically kept them in the dark till today.

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