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Reader comment on item: Trump: You Should Ban Islamists, Not Muslims
in response to reader comment: Yes, Islam is the big problem,but because it is multi-interpretable

Submitted by UNCLE VLADDI (Canada), Dec 21, 2015 at 20:01

Hi Demsci,

You expressed a nice hope that "we can determine that Islam is multi-interpretable and irresponsibly, dangerously so. " Unfortunately, it's not interpetable at all. The Qur'an is, as Muhammad wrote it is, "clear and easy to understand," and "contains no metaphors."

When it says "Kill them all for allah, burn their homes, fields, and forests, rape their women, enslave their children and take their property as war-booty for your selves, as is your holy right from allah!" ... it means exactly what it says.

Neither you nor they can pretend to "interpret" that sort of murderous, genoicidal criminality as "Fluffy Bunnies!" no matter how much you might wish it were so.

Islam is islam, and it cannot be changed nor "mis-interpreted." Read it and weep.


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