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How right you are, Plato

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Submitted by sara (United States), Jun 10, 2012 at 19:25

A very good point that you make, Plato. If Allah wanted to be understood, he would have predicted the rise of English in the world and would have made accomodation for it. I find it perplexing that Muslims believe the Quran to be unedited and unchangeable when there are so many confusing passages and admonitions.

In fact I find that the Quran has a disproportionate amount of threats and admonitions as opposed to the Judeo/Christian bibles who describe a more historical narrative and give people lore and tradition. It seems that the Quran is mainly aimed at inspiring fear and submission instead of love and peace. It is also a mystery as to why the chapters would be ordered by their length, extremely confusing, rather than their chronology.

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