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Circular logic for the thousandth time

Reader comment on item: The Muslim Claim to Jerusalem
in response to reader comment: Khaled Dahak response to Prashant

Submitted by Prashant (United States), Oct 27, 2012 at 01:54

Dear Dr Pipes, if some aliens were to come to our planet, they will refuse to accept us as intelligent beings. You see humans routinely use the following kind of reasoning: My book says that my God is right. My God says that my prophet is right. My prophet says that my book is right. So I have a right to call you a sinner mistreat you.

This logic is exactly what Khaled has used against me. If you do not believe me, please read his posting above. I will quote dear Khaled:

"I have chosen to listen to the Prophets of God Almighty, while you chose to be a chela of your Guru. I have chosen to enslave my existence to the One who created the Heavens and Earths, who tells the Sun to rise in the east, and to set in the west, whilst all your gurus/krishnas/lamas and buddhas have no wisdom or power over anything, not even an ant."

I rest my case.


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