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Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan (Australia), Jun 11, 2012 at 01:46

"...If you do believe that truth and falsehood will be exposed fully in this world, good luck,"

Truth and falsehood are clearly seen by individuals whose minds are attuned to truth - not as part of group-think. You do not have to wait till you die to achieve clarity of mind. It has nothing to do with islam or its rites and rituals.

As for the imagination of afterlife vs Now - where we can agree we actually live - you could do worse than to understand the poetry of sufi Kabir . He seems to be saying that the 'kingdom of heaven is within you' too, doesn't he?

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