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in response to reader comment: Alcohol and the Qur'an and the disaster of al-nasikh wa al-mansukh!

Submitted by Ali Baba (United States), Mar 24, 2013 at 12:29

Wrong! Read it one more time: surat al-nahl 67

ومن ثمرات النخيل والاعناب تتخذون منه سكرا ورزقا حسنا ان في ذلك لاية لقوم يعقلون

Or and from the fruits of the plam trees and the grapes you take from it fermented (drinks) and better wealth/sustenence and truly this is a sign for people that have sense

So let me help you

1. Your Allah says that it is OK to drink alcohol so do you disagree with Allah our dear Ali Baba?

2. That drinking alcohol has benefits and i'm not the one who is saying that right our dear Ali Baba al-tablighee?

3. Allah is also saying that alcohol is a sign for people that have sense which means that you do not have sense our dear Ali Baba

Ahh, so Dhimmi resorts to taking things out of the proper context...how classic!

Surah An-nahl 67 right?

Notice that the verse is addressed to ya'qilun, "those who use reason and critical thought" (or y3qilun as dhimmi likes to say). Who are these people? Are they already Muslims or non-believers who may be considering converting to Islam?

Verse 64 has the answer, if only you'd read it with "critical thought".

You see, dhimmi, verse 64 is the last verse of that surah dealing with the section on lessons for Muslims from non-believers and Allah's sovereingty. It is addressed to yuminun, "believers".

Verses 65 through 83 is a different section highliting the Blessings and Grace of Allah towards His creation. Verse 67 is part of that section. These verses are not addressed to "believers" but to yasma'un "those who might listen" and ya'qilun "those who use reason" ie these verses are addressed to non-believers who are in the reasoning stage of their religious conversion.

Furthermore, in verse 67, the terms sakaran wa rizqan clearly differentiates between "intoxicatants" and "sustenance" for non-believers, not for Muslims. If it was for muslims, then the same term as verse 64 above, yuminum would have been used.

So just to recap, since you seem to be allergic to large volumes of common sense... yuminun = Muslims. Yaqilun and yasmaun = non-Muslims. Important difference in case you'd like to conceal the truth.

But as I have established that eating halal meat can be bad for you right?

Not any more so than BLTs from Mickey Ds. I know plenty of Brahmin vegetarians who are obese and have had bypass surgeries. Vegans and vegetarians are at risk of deficiencies of essential amino acids as well as Vitamin B12.


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